Tag: CEO

Are you the smartest person in the room?

One of the most important roles of a CEO is the building of a strong leadership team. This is actually the single most scalable thing you can do as a CEO. Over time, you go from succeeding through your own […]

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Stop “shoulding” yourself!

How often do you find yourself saying the word “should”? I should have done this. I should have done that. I should do more. The list of “shoulds” is endless. Who says you should? What is the source of that […]

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Do your leaders know how to work with you?

As I have written about before, building the best possible senior team is the single most scalable thing a CEO can do to grow the business. The right leaders will give you leverage. The wrong leaders will slow you down. […]

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No one is indispensable

One of the very first things I do in a new coaching relationship is get the CEO’s assessment of his or her leadership team. Building the best possible senior team is the single most scalable thing a CEO can do […]

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Hiring the best vs. hiring the familiar

It is usually a good sign when people that have worked with a CEO in a past company follow that person to the next company. You only become a leader when people choose to follow you. So if they are […]

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The zen of missing targets

We are living in unprecedented times. 2020 has been a challenging year to say the least. With lockdowns, businesses going fully remote overnight and many more challenges, 2020 has tested our resilience, both personally and in our businesses. Some sectors […]

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