Tag: Management team

The two side of a CEO: Selfish and Servant

CEOs have an almost impossible job, facing a seemingly endless list of demands from their various stakeholders. To thrive, CEOs must be both selfish & servants. Something that has been coming up in my conversations with CEOs lately has been […]

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What message does your schedule send your team?

Most CEOs I know are too busy. This is actually a common reason for them to seek coaching in the first place. They can no longer keep up and are losing effectiveness as CEO. I was speaking with a CEO […]

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What is your super power?

What are you best at? What do you love to do more than anything else? What work, when you get to do it, doesn’t feel like work? I find myself asking CEOs questions like this a lot. CEOs come in […]

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Are you living your values?

Values show up again and again in my conversations with CEOs. It is my belief that misaligned or simply unarticulated values are the root cause of all disagreements, mismatches in expectations, etc. This is as true in life as it […]

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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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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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