First-time CEOs can improve their chances of success by adopting some of the following strategies right at the outset that will help to cement their leadership and set the company on the right course.
A study of 500 managers and executives concluded that 98 percent of business leaders fail to apply best practices when making decisions. Here are three small actions every leader can take to help them escape this trap.
To share our experiences through mentoring provides a user friendly opportunity for others to learn from our failures and successes. To be respected as a mentor is an honor not shared by many.
Research shows that when individuals argue over a decision, it achieves better outcomes. Learn from Lehman Brothers.
We’ve all heard it often enough — being a good listener is as important a skill as being a good communicator. My experience has shown this to be true but also taught me that intentional silence is an acquired skill.
With growing pressure and interest from corporations and their boardrooms on diversity, it will be critical for companies to focus on the development of women and diverse leaders and helping them become CEO-ready.
As CEOs, our responsibility, no matter how busy we are, is to guide those who are stressed into safer territory. We have to find out if they’re dealing with ‘what to do’ versus ‘when to do it.’
When it comes to speaking out on values, CEOs like Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Ed Stack and Blackrock’s Larry Fink have found a voice.
Former DocuSign chairman and CEO Keith Krach believes there’s a significant shortage of transformational leaders in the world—those who can disrupt entire categories.
More people are realizing that the best leaders consider themselves to be in a constant state of growth and development. They never stop learning.