CEO


Mar

03

2016
CEO 101 – Get Back To Basics

CEO 101 – Get Back To Basics

You’ve heard of CEO 101, right? There are more books about being a CEO or a leader than I can count. New buzz words and “management by” techniques seem to be cropping up daily. I have even stopped accepting the free books given to me each time there is a keynote speaker at a conference. A tremendous leader and friend once pointed out what being...

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Feb

12

2016
CEO Self Awareness  – Part 2

CEO Self Awareness – Part 2

If employees are the blood of the organization, then the CEO is its heart. This is part 2 in a 2 part series. For part 1 please visit CEO Self Awareness Part 1 A successful CEO is a person who takes risk, is passionate about their job and can inspire others around them. They are not afraid to stick with what they feel is right....

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Feb

10

2016
CEO Self Awareness

CEO Self Awareness

If employees are the blood of the organization, then the CEO is its heart.A successful CEO is a person who takes risk, is passionate about their job and can inspire others around them. They are not afraid to stick with what they feel is right. It is this instinctual, gut feeling that guides them and the companies they lead in the right direction towards success....

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Feb

01

2016
CEO Productivity Tips

CEO Productivity Tips

Success is the ultimate dream for most hard working people. Here are a few CEO productivity tips that can help you attain success. The fact that many have achieved it in all kinds of circumstances gives hope to those who are still on their journey. Those people you see on the cover of Forbes magazine didn’t make it on a fluke. They made it there...

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Nov

05

2015
When Hiring Part-Time CEO, Always Remember This.

When Hiring Part-Time CEO, Always Remember This.

Before you hire a part-time CEO, you need to know the depth of the talent in your organization and the type of a leader your existing talent will battle. People are unique and everybody has a talent of their own. A person who works from their talents is more likely to be engaged and needs less motivation on the job. This has been backed by recent...

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May

06

2015
Responsibility vs. Accountability – What’s The Difference?

Responsibility vs. Accountability – What’s The Difference?

By Kristen McAlister This is usually the first question asked when I start talking about processes and procedures with companies. Initially, when a company is starting up, it doesn’t matter as much. As the owner and first one or two employees, you are both responsible and accountable for everything. But at what point does the difference between these become important to you and why? As...

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Apr

14

2015
Top 3 Things That Keep Business Leaders Up At Night

Top 3 Things That Keep Business Leaders Up At Night

Leaders often face business challenges that require more than a quick-fix meeting or phone call. In all honesty, those challenges keep business leaders up at night. Issues like potential declining profit margins or sales, non-performing employees, and finding (and keeping) the right talent aren’t always solvable “problems” but more like ever expanding puzzles that require constant attention. So when we hear The National Sleep Foundation...

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Apr

14

2015
Team Roles and Responsibilities – Let Them Own It!

Team Roles and Responsibilities – Let Them Own It!

Contributed By: Kristen McAlister Most business owners see their company as unique. Whether it is the industry, the product, the culture or the business challenges. Though I can often be swayed in the first two categories, it is rare that someone can convince me that their business challenges are unique. If you have ever felt alone and frustrated with the way your business is operating,...

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Mar

13

2015
The Five Business Challenges That Keep a CEO Up at Night

The Five Business Challenges That Keep a CEO Up at Night

The National Sleep Foundation says that adults need about seven hours of sleep a night in order to feel rested. However, when you’re a CEO, sleep isn’t always on the agenda. For example, take Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat. One of the most renowned automotive executives in the world, Sergio works on four hours of sleep a night, which isn’t an altogether uncommon practice for...

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Mar

22

2013

Leadership Styles for 2013 and Beyond

Contributed by Robert M. Donnelly It’s a fact that technology is allowing companies to increase profitability with fewer and fewer employees. Corporate earnings have risen at an annualized rate of 20.1 percent since the end of 2008. However, disposable income only grew 1.4 percent annually for the same period. Not only is the U.S. government now being forced to eliminate jobs in 2013, but sequestration...

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