“Live in the Moment” With Hakim Marrakchi, CEO at Maghreb Industries

N2Growth Blog

Hakim Marrakchi, CEO of Maghreb Industries, shared his perspective to Live in the Moment as the advice he would give his younger self. The post “Live in the Moment” With Hakim Marrakchi, CEO at Maghreb Industries appeared first on N2Growth.

Will Aetna CEO Transform Healthcare (and CEO Leadership While He’s at it)?

Michael Lee Stallard

At the 2015 World Business Forum in New York City, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini laid out the most important vision at the conference: a vision to save healthcare. Bertolini’s dedication to the cause of reforming healthcare and actions as CEO make him a clear example of a servant leader. Servant Leadership Defined. The term “servant leadership” has been around since Robert Greenleaf coined it in 1970. Mark Bertolini is a CEO to watch.

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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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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. The 10 leaders profiled below represent different industries, different disciplines, and even a few different countries, but they all share one thing in common – they’re all CEO ready.

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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. Business Benefits : Yes, I know, you’re the CEO and you have to pay attention to business. “Our clients love it, and lots of people in our industry pay attention to it.&#.

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CEO Spotlight: Angela Roberts, CEO of U.S. Money Reserve

CEO Insider

government-issued gold, silver and platinum coins, but it is the only company in the precious metal industry being led by a female CEO. 6 Leadership Qualities All Life Science Executives Should Master. CEO InsiderAngela Roberts is the Chief Operating Officer of the U.S.

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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. Beyond my recreational life (weapons of choice being a tennis racquet and a pickle-ball paddle – on a good day I use both), I’m writing about business leadership, branding and life. A fter several years of trying, I have found a publisher who wasn’t afraid to invest in a newbie, grey-haired novelist in an industry going through substantial change.

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CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Friday, November 19, 2010 Mostly Links and Random Thoughts Today, I thought I would change it up a bit an just do a few links to content that might interest. As a pioneer of Ontario’s wind industry, Glen Estill represents the ideal of what a developer should be. Post a Comment Links to this post: " rel="nofollow"> posted by @ Create a Link << Home Time Leadership is my philosophies on Leadership and Time Management.

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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. He is also the co-author of Helping People Win At Work: A Business Philosophy Called ‘Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A ,’ with Ken Blanchard and a contributor in Servant Leadership In Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results , with Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell. Recently, I had the opportunity to ask Garry his thoughts about servant leadership and changes in the leadership landscape.

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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. To be unaware of, or to discount changing environments would be a leadership mistake. As with any other era, whether the year is 1998 or 1968, the range of personal attributes required to be a Chief Executive Officer must align with the type and state of that enterprise and industry.

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How to Protect Your Organization From the Amazon of Your Industry

Strategy Driven

The trend towards consolidation in industry has become a threat to any business whose leadership has a desire to maintain its own identity and strategic path. If you think you, your company, or your industry is immune, I urge you to look at the telltale signs.

Where Managerial Leadership Begins

Skip Prichard

Where Managerial Leadership Begins. Numerous studies have shown that many CEOs who have failed had perfectly sound strategies. In 1999, noted business consultant Ram Charan’s cover article in Fortune magazine identified 25 CEOs who had recently failed terribly and publicly.2

First Look: Leadership Books for March 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2021. The CEO Test : Master the Challenges That Make or Break All Leaders by Adam Bryant and Kevin Sharer. Adam Bryant has conducted in-depth interviews with more than 600 CEOs.

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How to Go From Disruptor to Industry Leader: 5 Ways Disney and the UFC Think Alike

Strategy Driven

But in one of the most transformative business acts in business history, owners Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta and CEO Dana White formulated an approach to gain legitimacy in the greater sports world. Disney and UFC understand the chief concerns of their primary stakeholders, and work to manage the key drivers of legitimacy in their industry. Disney must consider social trends, industry standards, fan expectations, and government relations.

Leadership Accountability

Great Leadership By Dan

I believe that the way forward is to focus on leadership accountability. At a personal level, you will need to embrace leadership accountability. This means you will need to step up and demonstrate personal ownership for your leadership role.

Why Every Fortune 1000 CEO “Needs a Therapist”

Lead Change Blog

I recently conducted a series of interviews of futurists in which I asked them about the reinvention of an industry sector facing considerable disruption. These interviews covered aspects of the innovation and change these futurists predict, to the timeline and ever-accelerating pace of this change, to suggestions about how the industry could cope with the change to come. In fact, the opposite may happen: the CEO could be the roadblock to the whole transformative process.

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The World of the 21st Century CEO

In the CEO Afterlife

Last week I identified the successful 21 st century CEO as someone who is constantly thinking about the future. I also made the point that the 21 st century CEOs will not allow the changing business, social, economic or technological environments to negatively impact the performance of their enterprise. At this point I will gaze into my crystal ball and prophesize the environments in which 21 st century CEOs will operate, a decade from now. CEOs will be time-starved.

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The Latest Trends in the Executive Coaching Industry

Aspire-CS

Please enjoy this recap of the latest trends in the executive coaching industry from Brian Underhill, Ph.D. CEO, CoachSource) and Erin Sullivan, MA. we decided for now to at least repeat our ground-breaking industry research from our 2005 study, as highlighted in the book Executive Coaching for Results. As in the 2005 study, in 2012 leadership development remained the #1 reason for hiring a coach.

The Best Leadership Books of 2020

Leading Blog

Competing in the Age of AI : Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. When traditional approaches are inadequate or resisted, advanced leadership skills are essential. 2020 has tested us.

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Weekly Round-Up: Advancing Racial Equity, Inclusivity While Working Virtually, The CEO's Biggest Awakening, Leadership Transparency

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best leadership and communication blog posts I've seen recently. As our reporting has revealed, the industry has made measurable progress in addressing its gender imbalance at senior levels.

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8 CEO Actions to Ensure Chief Customer Officer Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Jeanne Bliss : More than ever, customer experience is a priority for CEOs in nearly every industry. There are eight major actions the CEO should do to ensure CCO success. Take Personal Ownership The CEO should position the work of the CCO as a priority of their agenda. People must understand that they will be delivering directly to the CEO by working with the CCO. CEOs customer service Jeanne Bliss

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Business Proverbs and BS | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife. Leadership. by John • September 26, 2011 • Human Resources , Leadership • 3 Comments. The myths apply to business in general, as well as specific industries, start-ups and the new economy. The CEO’s First Responsibility is to the Shareholders. No question, business can’t exist without shareholders and yes, increasing shareholder value is one of the CEO’s most important responsibilities. Leadership.

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The Transformative CEO

CEO Blog

And of course Josh (I have to include him on my blog posts so he does not feel left out) I read a great little book - The Transformative CEO - Impact Lessons from Industry Game Changers by Jeffrey Fox and Robert Reiss. Each one is around one topic of CEO leadership. After a short description of the attribute, 3 or 4 real CEO's comment. Bernie Marcus (Founding Home Depot CEO) then comments on that explaining how culture is critical to Home Depot success.

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Improving Leadership Bench Strength

N2Growth Blog

In our meetings with CEOs and HR directors, it is evident there is a growing concern within organizations needing to strengthen current leaders and support the bench of the future ones. How do they affect Leadership? First, leadership is more complex.

Open Source Leadership

Coaching Tip

The way in which people work, interact, and transact has drastically changed, but we're still following the same dated leadership model from the industrial age an unrecognizable time when knowledge was scarce, talent seemingly limited and privacy still possible. In this era, the way to lead is with an open-source leadership style, argues Rajeev Peshawaria, author of OPEN SOURCE LEADERSHIP. At a time when democratic and all-inclusive leadership is all the rage. "In

An Interview with Art Barter, Servant Leadership Institute CEO

Modern Servant Leader

Art Barter is the founder and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute. Art was kind enough to sit down again with us and talk about servant leadership. How did you first hear of servant leadership? How do you define servant leadership? What is the most difficult aspect of practicing servant leadership? Is servant leadership a religious concept? Is there an industry or functional area where servant leadership will not work?

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How a Lean CEO Thinks and Why You Should Too

Leading Blog

The Lean CEO by Jacon Stoller gets to the thinking behind why Lean management works. It produces excellence because it is good leadership. Because Lean creates a continuous improvement environment where all employees are asked for input on decisions, the Lean journey allows the CEO to naturally evolve from reactive day-to-day decision maker to proactive teacher, coach, and strategist.”. Stoller begins The Lean CEO with an exceptional survey of how we got to be so wasteful.

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Early Exits - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

CEO Blog - Time Leadership Monday, November 15, 2010 Early Exits Angel investors and VCs all like to sell one of their portfolio companies. And it tends to be the big exits that leave meaningful marks on an industry and change the way things are. And he has succeeded in a very tough industry in growing a $100M+ company. I call it CEO Blog - Time Leadership because of my keen interest in time. I am CEO between positions.

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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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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

LDRLB

Every day we see or read about superb acts of leadership. With the exception of tampered product recalls, oil spills, or factory explosions, these types of trials never face the captains of industry. 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 Back to my question – who to blame for lackluster CEO performance?

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June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Marcia Reynolds of Covisioning Transformational Leadership provided How to Revive a Brain Attacked by Stress. Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting provided Creative Leadership Inspires Inventive Results. Leadership.

The Art of Servant Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Not many industry revolutions begin with a typical married couple who risk everything to do something they’ve never done before. Listen to an hour-long conversation with Art Barter, author of The Art of Servant Leadership II , and learn how to transform your business to a servant-led organization that prioritizes integrity over profitability and never-ending quests to accumulate power. The post The Art of Servant Leadership appeared first on Lead Change.

November 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds shared Leadership Mumbo Jumbo: Are You Communicating Clearly to Your Followers? Jim explains: “Don’t engage in leadership mumbo jumbo. Jon Mertz of Thin Difference shared Betterment – A New Leadership Calling.

Why Uncontrollable Factors are Norm to Great CEOs

In the CEO Afterlife

Every day we see or read about superb acts of leadership. With the exception of tampered product recalls, oil spills, or factory explosions, these types of trials never face the captains of industry. 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 Back to my question – who to blame for lackluster CEO performance?

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Art Barter – Servant Leadership Interview Series – Servant Leadership Institute CEO

Modern Servant Leader

Art Barter is the founder and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute. Art was kind enough to sit down again with us and talk about servant leadership. How did you first hear of servant leadership? How do you define servant leadership? What is the most difficult aspect of practicing servant leadership? Is servant leadership a religious concept? Is there an industry or functional area where servant leadership will not work?

Trust in Business Leadership

Coaching Tip

The Trusted Executive: Nine Leadership Habits That Inspire Results, Relationships and Reputation” helps leaders develop a strategy for building organizational trust. In 2004, Kodak shed 25% of its workforce and was de-listed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Source: “The Trusted Executive: Nine Leadership Habits That Inspire Results, Relationships and Reputation”. Can't Get Enough Leadership. Develop Leadership Skills: A Mobile Reference Guide.

First Look: Leadership Books for February 2020

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February 2020. These new disruptive technologies present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. Liam Alcott, CEO of a more successful security company and his most hated opponent.

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Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century. To do this effectively, I sought to understand two things: Elucidate the emerging leadership traits and competencies that are most relevant today.

Never Say Never: The Importance of Word Choice in Leadership Communication

Leading Blog

The words we use matter, especially in a leadership role where our teams regularly react and listen closely to what we share. Her focus is consulting in strategic planning, organizational development, talent management, and leadership, including change management and culture evolution.

Weekly Round-Up: Leadership Obstacles, CEO Authenticity & more

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you. Are You an Authentic CEO? By: Elle Kaplan via Inc As the CEO of a mission-driven, socially-conscious firm, I’ll be the first to tell you that vision and values are crucial, but it takes more than big-picture thinking…. Emails, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ continue to drive what leadership….

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Leadership Campaign

Coaching Tip

There’s a leadership crisis in American politics and business—a crisis that extends around the world. We find the training and managing of leadership is broken. It’s stuck inside an outdated industrial revolution model. Today, the model of “Change Leadership” versus “Bigness Leadership” is an approach built for these turbulent times by Google, Walt Disney Company and others. But most leadership models are stuck in the pre-information age ,” argues Scott Miller.

The Three Human Capital Management Concerns Keeping U.S. CEOs Up At Night

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Bhushan Sethi: Most US CEOs say technological advances will transform their businesses within the next five years. After surveying 1,344 CEOs in 68 countries, we found that 70% of US CEOs are concerned about the skills gap. Three concerns crucial to human capital management leadership over the next few years are: 1. Five years after the financial crisis, just 32% of US CEOs say the level of trust with employees has improved.