I’ve covered this topic in depth on this blog, but if you want to read a quick summary check out my latest article for Entrepreneur: The 5 Core Responsibilities of a CEO
As I mention in the article, it’s difficult to do the job well if you aren’t clear on what you are supposed to be doing in the first place. Knowing these five responsibilities helps focus your time and prevents you from being distracted by tactical issues. It’s also important for anyone who works in business to understand what the responsibilities of a chief executive are. This not only helps them better support their CEO but also judge whether or not he or she is doing a good job. In addition, they can better evaluate future opportunities depending on how well the CEO is performing.
For more information, check out my series on the five responsibilities of a CEO: