Tag Archives: CEO responsibilities

Good Decisions Require More than Smarts

Good decisions drive organizations. It’s one of the CEO’s five main responsibilities, yet many take the wrong approach. Some attempt to make every little decision. Others procrastinate for fear of making a wrong decision.

|27 Jun 2019

CEO Academy Starts April 10

I’ll be leading the annual CEO Academy in Austin starting on April 10. CEOs with successful, growing businesses are invited (not start-ups). This is a great chance to learn a systematic approach to the CEO role and network with your peers.

|02 Apr 2019

The Expert Conundrum or How to Spot a Blowhard

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What is one of the biggest differences between the CEO role and other jobs in a company? It’s the responsibility to make decisions about a huge breadth of issues.

|12 Jul 2016

In Praise of the Lazy CEO

A few years ago I wrote an article for Texas CEO Magazine extolling the virtues of “The Lazy CEO.

|11 Apr 2016

Responsibilities of a CEO? Here Are the Core 5

What are the responsibilities of a CEO? I get asked this question a lot, and it’s consistently one of the top search engine terms that leads people to this blog.

|20 Jan 2016

How to Be President of the U.S. (POTUS)

Commentators often claim that being President of the U.S. is totally different from being a CEO, because “you can’t just order everyone around.

|02 Dec 2015

The Top 15 Essential CEO Skills

What are the CEO skills needed for success on the job? Once CEOs understand the five responsibilities of the role and the six ways they should spend their time, I think there are 15 key skills they should cultivate.

|21 Apr 2015

The Six Recurring Hats or Roles CEOs Need to Assume

Last year I wrote a series of articles about the six hats CEOs may need to don at any one time in service to their organizations. I recently summarized the six roles for Entrepreneur in an article, which is republished in its entirety here.

|05 Jun 2014

What are the responsibilities of a CEO?

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 yo

|15 May 2014

CEO Fail: The Grandparent CEO

Why CEOs who act like grandparents are destined for failure.

|18 Mar 2014