Experience is a gift for those who choose to learn from it, and those who learn how they must adapt in order to recognise how different situations, resources and people fit the current day and potential for tomorrow. Yet experience can also cut the wrong way when an executive leader uses experience as a default setting to stifle new ideas and extinguish the flames of innovation that may seem strange, unachievable or simply unfamiliar.
- Chris Toussaint on The Slade Report
Playing a team sport like football is so much more than running around an oval and kicking a ball. Read »
Just as CEOs lead companies, we each assumed the chief executive role for our own careers the minute we stepped out into the working world. In that capacity, we have to protect and nurture our interests and prospects, just like the big guys do.
How can leaders translate the complexity of strategy into guidelines that are simple and flexible enough to execute? Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, it’s better to develop a small set of priorities that everyone gets behind to produce results.Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, James Yoder on MIT Sloan Management Review
Strategy Planning Results Strategy, at its heart, is about choice. Few companies succeed by making a single big bet. Most winning strategies are based on a bundle of choices about, among other things... Read »
- on Center for Creative Leadership
An executive team is a powerful asset for any organization. A strong C-suite mobilizes everyone in the organization to propel the organization’s vision and strategy forward. Yet too often this consi... Read »
When thinking about leadership skills, it is pertinent to remember what Alexander the Great said, “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”
“We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”
Lisa Marsh explains several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connecting with a recruiter.Lisa Marsh on BlueSteps
Each year, many executives make huge leaps in their careers with the help of executive search. But there are several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connectin... Read »
“Chief Executives have tremendous resources at their disposal, but they face an acute scarcity in one critical area: Time. Drawing on an in-depth 12-year study, this package examines the unique time management challenges of CEOs and the best strategies for conquering them.”
3 great articles:
- How CEOs Manage Time
- What Do CEOs Actually Do?
- One CEO’s Approach to Managing His Calendar