The modern CHRO holds one of the most difficult positions in the C-suite. You have to possess a deep understanding of the business that’s on par with your executive peers. You need to be able to influence and guide the CEO as a trusted advisor on all things people. You must grasp the nuance of your business and strategic plan so that you can align your people strategy for where you are today and where you’re going over the next several years. All while overseeing the company’s most volatile asset — its people.