Tag Archives: CEO skills

Forecasting Ability Paramount in Presidents and CEOs?

Forecasting ability: This is the skill we should primarily judge presidential candidates on according to Adam Grant, professor of management and psychology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

|25 May 2016

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

My most popular blog posts of 2015 covered everything from how to become a better CEO to Google to Donald Trump to unicorns

|05 Jan 2016

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

Essential CEO Best Practices: Top Skills & Knowledge

What are the CEO best practices – the skills and knowledge – that chief executives need to succeed? Here is a list of the first 10 out of 15 that I think are crucial.

|10 Dec 2014

CEO Fail: The Grandparent CEO

Why CEOs who act like grandparents are destined for failure.

|18 Mar 2014

Why do so many companies want to fire their CEO? – CBS News

Why do so many companies want to fire their CEO? – CBS News

This is a great article written by Margaret Heffernan for CBS Moneywatch.

|16 Jan 2014

10 ways CEOs can get better at their jobs

“Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival.” W. Edwards Deming

Whether the result of ignorance, hubris or both, it is easy as a CEO to get trapped into thinking that you should have all the answers.

|29 Oct 2013

Three ways to spot a bad CEO

What is The Most Dangerous Secret of Corporate America? Writing for DailyWealth.com, Paul Mampilly puts it bluntly:
Many CEOs aren’t good at their jobs. And some of them are morons.

|24 Sep 2013

Six hats of the CEO: Learner

Photo credit: Wikipedia
The French author Francois de la Rochefoucauld observed “the only thing constant in life is change.” Great CEOs understand this and are constantly trying to improve and expand their knowledge.

|30 Apr 2013

CEOs need deliberate practice too

Tennis player Li Na at the 2007 Medibank International in Sydney, Australia.

|19 Apr 2013