CEO Next Door Book Reveals Four Key Behaviors Of Successful CEOs And Busts CEO Myths

Eric Jacobson

The CEO Next Door is the new book that offers career advice for everyone who aspires to rise in their organization and achieve their full potential. The results of the research burst several myths surrounding CEOs. Worse, it prevents people with CEO potential from leading companies.

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The CEO Next Door

Coaching Tip

THE CEO NEXT DOOR is based on an in-depth analysis of over 2,600 leaders drawn from a database of more than 17,00O CEO's and C-suite executives. CEO's are destined for greatness from an early age but 70% of CEO's didn't set out to become CEO's early in life. . Only 7% graduated from an Ivy League college and 8% of CEO's (in the sample) didn't even complete college.

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CEOs Reading in 2017

Execupundit

A list from McKinsey & Company of what CEOs were reading in 2017. And here is a list of inspirational books recommended by several CEOs

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Living the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

Those who follow my blog have an idea of how I’m spending my time as a retired CEO. Bottom line, I love the challenges of my CEO afterlife and I’m every bit as goal-oriented as I was thirty years ago. Think about these personal and behavioral characteristics of the stereotypical 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. How to Be a Soul-Sucking CEO. Garry is the CEO of the WD-40 Company.

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Social Media for CEOs

N2Growth Blog

Nary a week passes where I don’t hear from a CEO who’s grappling with this social media conundrum: should I, or shouldn’t I? We have a social media practice at N2growth, I use social media, and all of the CEOs I coach are participating at some level in social media.

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See the Big Picture to Succeed as a CEO

Great Leadership By Dan

Summer Sanders CEOs must see the upcoming organizational challenges from multiple perspectives with a big picture. The visionary CEOs like Richard Branson, Warren Buffett and Lou Gerstner have an innate ability to see the big picture. He is the legendary chairman and CEO of the biggest shareholder company—Berkshire Hathaway headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. CEOs M.S.Rao strategic thinking Warren BuffettGuest post from Professor M.S.Rao , Ph.D.: “To

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3 Ingredients of a CEO

Dave Bratcher

Have you ever wondered what to look for in a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)? A strong CEO doesn’t have to be the expert. Servant – A CEO does not exist to be served, but to serve. . A CEO does not exist to be served, but to serve.

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The Next Generation of CEOs: 10 CEO Ready Leaders

N2Growth Blog

Lots of executives aspire to become a CEO, but few actually possess the leadership chops to pull it off. As someone who earns their living as a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEOs, I always keep a sharp eye peeled for up and coming leaders.

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Why Your CEO Just Doesn’t Get It

N2Growth Blog

The problem is most people don’t know what to look for in a leader, and according to a recent study by Chief Executive magazine many CEOs don’t seem to know what to look for either. By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth. This column was originally published on Forbes.com.

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Secrets for Successful Start up CEOs

CEO Blog

A start up CEO needs a different skill set than a growth CEO or a steady state CEO. Some CEOs imagine they will raise cash or make sales but they do not do the work to make it happen. CEOs who succeed do the work. I see many start up CEOs fail because they think they know it all. Many start up CEOs like the title but not the work it takes to build a company. In most respects it is a harder role. Recently I was asked for advice.

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19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

Yesterday I shared with you 10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs , which were reflective of the social media conversation that we had at our most recent CEO Connection event in New York City. “Global trends favor splitting the CEO and Chairman roles.”

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Leadership Inspirations – The Buck Stops with the CEO

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - The Buck Stops with the CEO ! The post Leadership Inspirations – The Buck Stops with the CEO appeared first on StrategyDriven. “Don’t blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.”

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5 Leadership Secrets to Being a Successful CEO

C-Level Strategies

As a member of the CEO Connection team, I have the opportunity to attend CEO Boot Camps with our members several times a year, the most recent event having occurred here in Chicago last week. You Have to Want to be CEO. It is all about CEOs helping CEOs.

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5 Things I Learned Writing A Novel That I Wished I Knew When I was a CEO

In the CEO Afterlife

Along the way I faced several hazards and setbacks, and had I not summoned the traits that helped me succeed as a CEO, The Circumstantial Enemy would never have come to fruition. What had I learned from writing a novel that I wished I’d known as a CEO?

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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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CEOs On Average Have the Lowest EQ

Leadership Freak

CEOs, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace.” However, CEOs with the highest EQ scores outperform their low EQ colleagues. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 4 ways to elevate EQ for… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Infographic: DNA of a Fortune 100 CEO

N2Growth Blog

W hat does it take to be a successful CEO? CEO Profiles Leadership Uncategorized CEO compensations CEO infographic CEO Stats DNA of a CEO Fortune 500 infographic Mike Myatt By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth .

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The CEO’s 2013 Leadership Pledge

C-Level Strategies

Having read my recent post, “The Introvert’s 2013 Business and Leadership Success Pledge,” a colleague asked me to write something similar specifically focusing on CEOs.

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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. You’re moving on up.

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Four Priorities Keeping CEOs Up at Night

C-Level Strategies

I had the sincere pleasure this past week of attending the CEO Connection Spring Forum, Dinner and CEO Boot Camp in New York City. At the Boot Camp, an intimate group of CEOs “lay everything on the table.&# What’s On a CEO’s Mind Today?

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Do CEOs Need a College Degree?

Linked 2 Leadership

The post Do CEOs Need a College Degree? Authentic Leadership Future Leadership Issues Professional Development ceo diploma leadership MBAMany employment pundits would have you believe that a college diploma is necessary to becoming a chief executive officer in the United States.

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3 Skills That Set Successful CEOs Apart

Lead Change Blog

There are three competencies that are necessary to have if a CEO is to be successful. A CEO clearly needs to be good at the many competencies that all good leaders need, but these three aren’t quite as critical for leaders at other levels. Effective CEOs are master storytellers.

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For CEOs, Safe Decisions Aren’t Always Safe

N2Growth Blog

We need CEOs who want others to do better and be better. What we don’t need is more CEOs who hide in safe harbors. You can spot a struggling (and potentially failing) CEO a mile off by simply looking at the types of decisions they make. News Flash: safe decisions rarely are.

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Books: CEO Favorites

Execupundit

The favorite books of 22 top CEOs

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The CEO’s Most Pressing People Challenges

C-Level Strategies

Lately, I’ve been sharing a number of insights and quotes with you from the most recent CEO Connection Boot Camp in New York City. I also reflected on the correlation between these two sets of quotes and how some CEOs genuinely want to engage with employees and customers.

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New Survey of CEOs Reveals How They’re Using Social Media

C-Level Strategies

CEO Connection , for which I serve as Chief Relationship Officer, just released the results of its June Mid-Market Index (for companies with revenues of $100 million to $3 billion) focused on the use of Social Media. Would you say your perspective is similar to these mid-market CEOs?

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CEO Term Limits: Good Soundbite — Bad Idea

N2Growth Blog

The noise around CEO term limits is loud enough, and the debate contentious enough, I felt the topic worthy of practical examination. Leadership Miscellaneous Rants ceo tenure CEO term limits how long should a ceo stay in office Mike Myatt

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Interview With Garry Ridge – CEO Of WD-40: Cultivating A Culture Of Servant Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Garry Ridge is the CEO of the WD-40 Company. Interview With Garry Ridge – CEO of WD-40. When you became CEO of WD-40 , did WD-40 have a culture of servant leadership? Read my article – Accidental Soul-Sucking CEO.

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What CEOs Really Say About Leadership in Private

C-Level Strategies

I’ve mentioned previously that in my role as Chief Relationship Officer for CEO Connection I have the opportunity to participate in a series of meetings five times a year at various locales around the country with our members, mid-market CEOs representing companies with an average of $1.6

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What CEOs Really Think About Values and Culture

C-Level Strategies

In my role as Chief Relationship Officer for CEO Connection I had the opportunity to sit down recently with a few of our member-CEOs for a conversation about their views on corporate values, purpose and culture. RELATED POSTS: The CEO’s Most Pressing People Challenges.

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From CEO to Novelist: Not without Perseverance

In the CEO Afterlife

When my business book Do Less Better was published, I had the pleasure of meeting National Post journalist Peter Kuitenbrouwer who interviewed me about the challenges facing an ex-CEO hell-bent on finding a publisher for his historical fiction manuscript.

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From CEO to Novelist: Not without Perseverance

In the CEO Afterlife

When my business book Do Less Better was published, I had the pleasure of meeting National Post journalist Peter Kuitenbrouwer who interviewed me about the challenges facing an ex-CEO hell-bent on finding a publisher for his historical fiction manuscript.

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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 Transformative CEO

Strategy Driven

The Transformative CEO : Impact Lessons from Industry Game Changes. The Transformative CEO by Jeffrey J. Fox and Robert Reiss identifies a number of common personal qualities and approaches taken by celebrity CEOs in building or turning around their companies.

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Self-promotion v. corporate branding: a dilemma for women CEOs?

Strategy Driven

In today’s media-saturated business world, a company’s image is inextricably linked to the reputation of the CEO. And there are any number of other high-profile male CEOs, who are recognized as industry leaders. How many similarly high-profile women CEOs are there?

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Critical Roles of the (Ethical) CEO

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There have been many stories about unethical CEOs in the news, but not as many about the good ones. That''s a shame, because the ethical CEO is a positive powerhouse - devoted to serving employees, customers, and communities. I thought it would be helpful to describe some of the critical functions of the ethical CEO that enable organizational success.

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Mid-Market CEOs Reveal Which Party they Want Elected in November

C-Level Strategies

I think this sentiment reflects that the current administration has a mindset that prioritizes entitlement over innovation and self-reliance, a mindset that is in direct conflict with the very nature of the capitalist system that American CEOs and business leaders both respect and nurture.”

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Who is the 21st Century CEO?

In the CEO Afterlife

Great CEOs will deal with the challenges of these ever-changing environments and continue to lead the march forward with compelling visions, insightful strategies and flawless execution.

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The CEO's Bold New Plan

Execupundit

The Onion provides an update