One of the biggest problems for the coaching "industry" is that there are no barriers to entry—anybody can hang out a shingle. The lesson? Proceed with caution.
Great leadership teams can accelerate performance, but they can also get in their own way and hold back progress. The following characteristics, while somewhat intangible and hard to measure, lead organizations to thrive.
CEOs can bring in subject matter experts when the need arises, but that’s no substitute for continuously building your own personal knowledge base.
Technology was meant to make our lives easier. But when you're spending three hours a day reading email and listening to voicemails, you really start to wonder.
He can't keep track of the details, but Genesis10 Founder Harley Lippman excels at focusing on the big picture which, he says, "is the hallmark of a successful CEO."
CEOs who are stretched too thin can make poor decisions, bottle up frustrations until they explode or just perform a lower level. Don't risk that at a time when demands for results are at their highest.
The true perks of being a CEO go well beyond increasing profits.
One of the nicer things about my current portfolio of responsibilities is that I have the time to advise CEOs. After a career spent...
Arrogance can be a dangerous trait. It can blind one to unintended consequences and put many at risk. And it’s not a characteristic reserved...
When leaders do not practice what they preach, they destroy the morale, loyalty, and engagement throughout the organization. There are various behaviors that can lead to destruction within your company.