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The View From Social Media: Should CEOs Have Personal Blogs?

In the fifth of a six-part series on boosting personal effectiveness, Chief Executive explores the realm of CEO blogging. Blogging can be an informal communication channel and encourage positive employee engagement. Is blogging right for you?

John Kador Internet , Personal Effectiveness , Technology September 29 2011
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Slowing Down CEO Churn

CEO tenure has gotten increasingly shorter and more intense, according to a decade-long study from Booz & Co. But what’s causing the increased turnover rate? And how can CEOs operate in order to not fall victim to the trend? You can start with creating a learning plan.

John P. Schuster Governance/Compliance , Personal Effectiveness , Talent Management August 18 2011
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VIDEO: IBM’s Saul Berman on the Best Business Books for CEOs

Chief Executive magazine Editor JP Donlon interviewed IBM Global Business Services’ Saul Berman for the May/June 2011 issue. Here, Berman lists the most important business books that CEOs should read.

ChiefExecutive.net Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness , Videos July 12 2011

Management Styles: Finding and Fixing Your Achilles Heel

The position of CEO is highly visible and one where personality and leadership style can help or hurt a company’s image. Even the most successful leaders have a weak spot. What’s yours? And what can you do about it?

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness , Talent Management July 11 2011

Glossary of Business Terms for Future CEOs

Future business leaders will need to be up to speed on terminology. Here is a list of the most basic terms that a CEO has to know.

ChiefExecutive.net Personal Effectiveness June 26 2011

Selling the Best Hour of the Day to Yourself

Many of the best organizations are learning organizations that encourage their employees to take time to think creatively and innovate. Do you put a priority on learning? Here’s an idea to use your time in clever ways to advance your learning and thus your effectiveness.

Andy Boynton and Bill Fischer Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness , Talent Management , Talent Management May 3 2011

Managing a CEO’s Scarcest Resource—Time

Most CEOs have a bias toward action, says Daniel Patrick Forrester, author of Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking in Your Organization. “This instinct may not always serve their organizations well. Many leaders say they want results, yet what they’re actually saying is that they want speed. But without time for reflection, they just get to a faulty destination that much faster.

John Kador Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness March 2 2011
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Harness the Crowd to Run Your Business

Use crowdsourcing to tap a global network and save money.

Morey Stettner Personal Effectiveness , Small Business , Strategy January 5 2011
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Are You on the Chopping Block?

As the economy picks up, heads are rolling. Here are seven signs yours may be in jeopardy.

C.J. Price Personal Effectiveness November 11 2010
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What Your Customers are Really Telling You

How do we keep customers satisfied and loyal for the long haul?

Andrea Ayers Corporate Reputation , Personal Effectiveness , Public Relations October 14 2009

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