7 CEOs Weigh In: What Surprised You Most About The CEO Role? Posted on September 9 2014 by Joel Trammell I asked seven current chief executives to give advice to first-time CEOs. Here’s what they said. ← 8 Ways Rookie CEOs Can Succeed Faster How to overcome three main challenges plaguing CEOs → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment * Your comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email.