Gray Versus Green: Who Makes the Better Start-Up CEO?

N2Growth Blog

This, of course, starts with the CEO, and young companies have a broad set of founders and CEOs with different backgrounds, competencies, and demographics at the helm. Rather than argue for older or younger CEOs, we look at the tradeoff from a neurological point of view.

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From CEO to Novelist: A Case Study of Radical Career Change

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post From CEO to Novelist: A Case Study of Radical Career Change appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Author Interviews & Book Reviews Career career career mobility career path John Bell personal disruption The circumstantial enemyI just started reading John Bell’s new novel The Circumstantial Enemy and am having a hard time putting it down. Fortunately I’m traveling tomorrow and will have time to finish it on the plane.


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What this CEO Learned from Having Covid-19

Skip Prichard

During the course of my career, I learned that sharing the personal is often important. Skip Prichard is the CEO of OCLC, Inc. The post What this CEO Learned from Having Covid-19 first appeared on Skip Prichard | Leadership Insights. My Experience with Covid-19.

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The CEO Test

Eric Jacobson

The book is, The CEO Test , written by Adam Bryant and Kevin Sharer. You’ll learn what truly matters to be a successful leader and you’ll discover a clear roadmap for succeeding in these seven critical challenges – the CEO test : Can you develop a simple plan for your strategy?

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

What other elements do you feel play a key role in defining you as CEO material? The post Developing The CEO Within You. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Ways & Tips CEO Communication Empathy Financial marketplace Motivation Operational SalesYou’re moving on up.

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CEO of Your Own Career


Her passion is to forward the careers, leadership and lives of great talent. Guest speaker Julie Maloney is an author, speaker, trainer and coach. She makes them successful in the jobs they have and ready for their bigger acts to follow. Her book The Blue Jean Manifesto: Making a Living in a Job-less World

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Career Clarity in the C-Suite

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Career Clarity in the C-Suite are those of the author Tracy Timm alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine. CEO InsiderWork/life balance and personal life standards in the C-Suite can be a tricky subject.

The Impact of the CEO on Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

I thought about it for just a few seconds, and then, without thinking of the political consequences, blurted out, “get a new CEO ?” Very career limiting. I once heard a CEO say, “ You know, I don’t have time to teach people, and at this level, I shouldn't have to!” So what's a CEO to do? See " A CEO's Guide to Leadership Development ". CEO leadership developmentI'm going through and cleaning up some old posts and found this one from 2007.

How to Be an Effective CEO.

Rich Gee Group

It’s quite simple - unfortunately, there are many critics, books, and know-it-all’s out there trying to ‘complexify’ (my word) the basic responsibilities of a CEO or C-Level executive. The post How to Be an Effective CEO. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Ways & Tips CEO Delegation Leadership Time Management

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How to Prevent CEO Disease

Coaching Tip

CEO Disease" is a term used to describe the isolation that envelops a leader when subordinates become reluctant to disclose bad news or worst-case scenarios that might trigger a shoot-the-messenger response. However, that is beginning to change as c-level executives seek a cure for "CEO Disease" by participating in interactive conversations through their personal blogs. . They humanize the Web and keep CEOs in touch with what’s going on out in the world. .

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Why Every CEO Needs a Leadership Coach

Coaching Tip

Every Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is "on the stage" the majority of his or her work life but needs pre-performance quiet and confidential time to be creative, bounce their ideas off someone in a safe environment, and explore the unintended consequences of their future actions. Engaging in a personal coaching conversation is a refreshing opportunity where the CEO can be completely open and creative in a confidential and safe place.

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Hey CEO, Are You Killing Yourself At Work?

Rich Gee Group

you’re the CEO (or the President, CFO, CMO, CIO, you get the idea). The post Hey CEO, Are You Killing Yourself At Work? Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Media Piece Quotations Social Media Uncategorized Ways & Tips 9News Agit Agarwal Billionaire Bloomberg CEO Children Family Kids Mohamed El-Erian Money Partner Spouse Work Work Early Work Late Work Weekends You work hard. You come in early, stay late, and work over the weekends.

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The Right Foundation for Your Career Advancement Strategy

Strategy Driven

Several years ago I was invited to coach a competitive healthcare executive who wanted to be the best healthcare CEO in the region. However, Bob’s career advancement strategy had not panned out as he had hoped. The BY FABLE model will work at any point in your career.

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Be Different! The Key to Business and Career Success

Skip Prichard

The Key to Business and Career Success. The CEO is responsible for tone and culture. An example of a CEO setting the wrong tone and culture is Travis Kalanick, the founder and former CEO of Uber. Had I left, the company would have been deprived of its future CEO.

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Are You an Accidental Soul-Sucking CEO?

Joseph Lalonde

For the last 20 years, and all around the world, we CEOs have invested untold millions into the question: “What does it take to have an engaged workplace culture?” It Lands On the CEO’s Door Step. That’s how it feels, especially when an organization that promotes itself as being committed to an engaged culture is led by a CEO who is unfocused, unserious, unkind, or simply doesn’t get it. How to Be a Soul-Sucking CEO. Garry is the CEO of the WD-40 Company.

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Leadership Interview: Mehdi Tazi, CEO at Beassur Marsh Shares His Perspective on Talent Gaps

N2Growth Blog

JH: In a recent international leadership survey, over 80% of CEOs answered that they do not have the talent to execute their current corporate strategy. For example, I know that in the United States, new generations of employees may average changing jobs up tp to eleven times in a career.

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Executive Coach Helps Marketing CEO With Career Next Steps

Tony Mayo

Tony and I met as I was assessing multiple career opportunities. I appreciated the clarity our conversation brought to my decision making. –Jean Rosauer Founder Fuel Growth Group Share it! Client Comments

8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

8 Ways to Refresh Your Career in the New Year. The new year is the perfect time to step back and take some tangible actions to invest in your career. How would your career (and life) improve if this were the year you got past it? What were the three behaviors that most helped your career and your professional brand in 2015? What, specifically, can you do to continue more of the beneficial behaviors and reduce (or eliminate) the non-productive or career damaging ones?

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5 Things I Learned Writing a Novel That I Wish I’d Known as a CEO

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Two days ago I published an interview with John Bell, former CEO of Nabob (acquired by Kraft) and recently published novelist, about his radical career change. The post 5 Things I Learned Writing a Novel That I Wish I’d Known as a CEO appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest Post Leadership CEO John Bell Kraft Nabob The circumstantial enemy

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How to Become a Stay-at-Home CEO

Women on Business

Reader Submission career goals Women Business Owners women entrepreneur work-life balanceWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

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Free Job Search Apps for Specific Careers

HR Digest

Founder – Irina Novoselsky (CEO). The post Free Job Search Apps for Specific Careers appeared first on The HR Digest. Nowadays, there are apps for everything – be it looking for love, ordering something to eat, or booking a hotel.

From Bubble Bursts to Recessions, This CEO Advises How to Overcome Time Without Business

CEO Insider

As a career-long serial entrepreneur, I’m used to leading through uncertainty. CEO InsiderMy first technology start-up crashed during the dotcom bubble burst and I financially turned around a company during the Great Recession.

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How Safe Is Your Career Today?

Rich Gee Group

Today, work is weird, complex, and ever-changing — but you have the talent and tools to take advantage of this situation and grow your career. Past and present contacts, colleagues and friends are the lifeblood of any career (“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”). The ’robustness’ and recency of your contact list is a great barometer of your career’s health. Unless you have been in the business for 30 years or are a CEO – keep it to 2 pages or less.

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Finding the Route from CTO to CEO

CEO Insider

Making the move from CTO to CEO was a daunting experience for me: after all, I had spent a large part of my career working behind the scenes. CEO InsiderNow, I was going to be the face of a company, taking on new responsibilities that encapsulated a whole other realm of leadership than what I had […].

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The Cure for CEO Disease

Coaching Tip

General Motors CEO Mary Barra acknowledged as much in testimony on Capitol Hill this week as congressional investigators sought to find out exactly when GM executives knew that faulty ignition switches in some cars were linked to fatal accidents. "I CEO disease" is a term used to describe the isolation that envelops a leader when subordinates become reluctant to disclose bad news or worst-case scenarios that might trigger a shoot-the-messenger response. The First Woman CEO at GM?

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The CEO of PayPal on Giving Credit

Leadership Freak

“This idea of the power of giving credit to others — as opposed to your own individual accomplishment — has shaped my entire career. Most people don’t really think about that. They mostly… Continue reading → Appreciation Gratitude Influence Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Top Careers for HR Professionals to Pursue

HR Digest

Are you seeking career growth in human resources? Here we have listed top careers for HR professionals to help you carve a niche in the industry you desire. If you want to follow a career in human resources, there are many options open to you. Careers for HR Professionals .

5 Strategies To Go From CXO/CEO/ COO/CFO to Successful Entrepreneur

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Self Leadership Value Creation Are you a corporate refugee or executive in transition who thought the grass was greener on the entrepreneurial side of the fence, only to find out it wasn’t as easy as you expected? You had the title of CXO/CEO/CFO/COO and everything that comes with it: The corner office, a closet full of silk [.].

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A CEO’s Guide to Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

The biggest differentiator of companies that excel in leadership development is the commitment and ownership of the CEO or top executive.” — Dan McCarthy. It’s easy for a “chicken” CEO to just pay lip service to leadership development. So when it comes to leadership development, what’s the difference between a CEO that is just “involved” and one that is really committed ? Here are 10 things that I believe would give any CEO the best return on their time invested.

How Effective Decision Making During the Pandemic Can Make or Break Your Executive Career

CEO Insider

In this troubled time of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, making wise career decisions is more important than ever before. CEO InsiderTo make good decisions, you need to ask the right questions.

CEO Spotlight: The Surreal Rise of Alexandre Mourreau as an Entrepreneur and Supercar Enthusiast

CEO Insider

They are often led down a different path, careers that do not suit them, and a completely different life that was not meant for them. CEO InsiderMost people are too afraid to follow their dreams.

Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on January 21st, 2011 by admin in Leadership , Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? CEO…that title sounds good doesn’t it? What does a CEO really do anyway? In today’s post I’ll assess what it takes to be an effective CEO and you can decide for yourself if you have what it takes to get the job done.

How to Survive a Meeting with the CEO

Great Leadership By Dan

Most employees NEVER get to have a meeting with the CEO of their company. After all, exposure is a double-edged sword, and many CEOs and senior executives have short attention spans but long memories. This post isn’t written for the seasoned executive or middle manager who has regular interactions with the CEO. Rather, it’s written as a way to provide some mentoring assistance to the early career rising stars. Learn everything you can about your CEO ahead of time.

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How avoiding speaking opportunities could hurt your leadership career

CEO Insider

CEO InsiderWhile technology-driven change is accelerating around the world, the ‘2019 State of the Sector’ – a global survey of the internal communication profession – found that face-to-face remains one of the most effective communication channels for leaders. Conferences, roadshows and employee town halls were still considered to be the most effective face-to-face channels by 85 […].

How to Make Real Change Happen When You’re Not CEO

Let's Grow Leaders

Career & Learning Results & Execution Winning Well influence internal change leadership management persuadeLet’s Grow Leaders Q&A In a recent post we invited you to send us your biggest leadership challenge. We received a great question from a healthcare leader in the United Kingdom. It’s a question we hear all the time from audience members […].

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Leveraging Down for CEOs | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Think of any top performing CEO and you’ll find that to the one, they possess an uncanny ability to focus on highest and best use activities. While most executives that have reached the C-suite level understand the importance of scaling via delegation, far too many CEOs struggle with the effective implementation of the concept. To this day I’m amazed at how many CEOs still own tasks, roles, projects, and responsibilities that should be delegated to others.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Developing The CEO Within You. What other elements do you feel play a key role in defining you as CEO material? Its interesting to me how many CEOs DO lack the basic financial savvy that you mention, which can really spell doom for them.

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Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion. You should know from the outset that I fundamentally disagree with the concept of CEO term limits, and quite frankly I cannot really come up with a valid reason for supporting such a regressive concept.

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Why Great CEOs Embrace the Uncontrollable


So, why do 21 st century CEOs continue to struggle in their roles as leaders of a business enterprise? Consider this: The Conference Board reports that the average tenure of a CEO in America is 8.4 The Conference Board suggests that the pressure of serving as the CEO of a large company in an increasingly competitive global marketplace has resulted in more voluntarily shorter tenures, implying that CEOs are leaving on their own terms after fewer years on the job.

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43 Best Leadership Books to Skyrocket Your Career

Miles Anthony Smith

Do Leadership Books Really Help Advance Your Life and Career? Even if you manage to find what appears to be solid leadership advice, does it actually help you advance your career and become a better leader? Leadership Is an Art Max DePree, the former CEO of Herman Miller, Inc., Let Go Pat Flynn, once a downtrodden architect, shares his journey to success and happiness in, "Let Go," a book on finding one's purpose in their life and career. Career Leadership

Which will get you Promoted to CEO: Nasty or Nice?

Great Leadership By Dan

Here's the complete 8/28 press release: New PDI Ninth House Pulse on Leaders research pinpoints personality traits that can both help and hinder one’s advancement through leadership levels, and uncovers stark differences between key traits for business unit leaders and CEOs. Specifically, the Pulse research found certain traits, which facilitate advancement to the business unit leader level, actually inhibit progression to the CEO level.

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Pre-New Year is Smart Time to Forge Career Strategy for 2015.

Rich Gee Group

Bottom line, you need to develop a career strategy during the month of December to know who your targeting, what you will do, where you will go, when you will do it, and how you will track your progress. If you’re currently employed, begin to figure out when you can allocate time to research, contact, and interview new career opportunities. Rich Gee is CEO of the Rich Gee Group, a career coaching practice located in Stamford, CT. You’re not happy with your job.

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3 Big Mistakes That CEOs Must Fix To Inspire Employees

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by CEO Ben Decker. At the CEO level, these white lies run rampant. After years of working with business leaders, the fact is most CEOs are not inspiring. Communicating is a learned skill, critical for leadership and motivation – the CEO’s primary task. Here are the top three mistakes that CEOs make – and how to fix them: Mistake #1: CEOs read speeches Consider the annual Academy Awards acceptance speeches.

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