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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

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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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

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
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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

Appraising Performance Appraisals

How the best companies assess employee performance—and what you can learn from them.

Russ Banham CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness January 22 2013
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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

How Accurate is the Idea of the Narcissist CEO?

A recent study from a management professor at Penn State explores the “Narcissistic CEO,” claiming that qualities like investing heavily in advertising and R&D or conducting lots of acquisitions (and paying high premiums for those acquisitions) indicates that a CEO is narcissistic and may run a company into the ground. Sure, too much ego isn’t a good thing, but is this study taking things too far?

JP Donlon CEO Life , Personal Effectiveness January 17 2012

You’re Never Too Old—or Too Successful—to Need a Mentor

Finding someone you can trust to share your concerns with isn’t easy, but it can make all the difference in your effectiveness.

Gary Shapiro Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness June 14 2012

Common CEO Mistakes

A critical aspect of Wall Street and investor appraisal of a company entails evaluating management: gauging executive quality, character and [...]

Stephen T. Mcclellan Personal Effectiveness December 12 2008

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