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To Set a Great Company Strategy, Avoid These 7 Traps

Defining company strategy is a fundamental CEO responsibility. Watch out for these common pitfalls as you go about it.

|26 Apr 2017

10 Questions to Create Your Company Strategy

Getting everyone on the same page in your organization is difficult. These 10 questions will help you develop a strategy that provides a common foundation for high performance.

|06 Apr 2017

The 4 External Groups Every CEO Should Focus On

CEOs are uniquely positioned to interact with outside groups, and doing so regularly can yield major benefits. Here are four external groups CEOs should pay more attention to as their businesses grow.

|08 Mar 2017

3 Ways to Engage Offsite Employees in Your Culture

All the flexibility in today’s business structures poses some unique challenges.

|03 Mar 2017

Ways entrepreneurs learn to manage risk

Is it true that entrepreneurs are the daredevils of the business world, always looking for another cliff in order to plot their next leap?
Joel Trammell, CEO of Khorus and writing in Entrepreneur, says he doesn’t buy it.

|03 Mar 2017

6 Things Every Manager Wants from Employees

Each job comes with its own set of requirements, but there are a few universal things every manager looks for in an employee.

|20 Feb 2017

A 3-Step Process to Making Better Decisions

Knowing if, when and how to make decisions requires experience and self-awareness. Putting a process around decision making can help you guard against your weaknesses and be more effective.

|07 Feb 2017

3 Errors CEOs Make with Their Executive Teams

An organization is only as good as the relationship between the CEO and the executive team. Take the lead to avoid these common missteps.

|07 Feb 2017

Why You Should Encourage Whistleblowing in Your Organization

CEOs must find a way to quickly and consistently harness the information, opinions and expertise from employees at every level.

|27 Jan 2017

You’re a Real CEO When Your Company Is Bigger Than Your Title

When is a CEO a “real” CEO? Here are some specifics.

|20 Jan 2017