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3 Top Obstacles Blocking CEO Success

CEOs have less time than ever today to prove themselves. The average CEO tenure in the U.S. is about five years (according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas), and the Center for Creative Leadership says that 40% of CEOs are fired within their first 18 months on the job.

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The Biggest Ethical Mistakes Made by CEOs and How to Avoid Them

I was recently asked about the biggest ethical mistakes CEOs make. In 35 years as an ethics consultant, I have seen some doozies. After all, you only hire an ethics consultant if you face an ethical dilemma. And once an ethical mistake occurs, it is extremely hard to set things right with the public and media, who already may believe that companies routinely engage in unethical conduct. The truth is that most of these mistakes are entirely avoidable—if you are on the lookout for them. Here are the top 5 ethical mistakes I've seen made by CEOs.

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