Many of us have also seen magic happen on leadership teams when CEOs shift their view of vulnerability from one of weakness to one of strength and courage.
CEOs continue to struggle with is what a good culture is for their business and how to operationalize it. They are running out of time to figure it out, too.
CEO Ritch Allison is presiding over an extension of Domino’s dominance of the pizza industry after taking over the company last summer and is putting rivals even further behind the curve.
Ritz-Carlton Company co-founder Horst Schulze on how Ritz-Carlton became known as the gold standard for customer service, challenges the company faced as the gold standards were being established and more.
While people once advanced to managing groups of varying sizes, the freelance world favors project-based work and is altering how we define leadership roles.
Chief Executive got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.
The CEO may have a more peaceful existence if they can disconnect themselves from the board, but will miss important opportunities, both offensive and defensive. Why is it often difficult to work with a board and how can the difficulty be turned to advantage?
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.