I thought this DILBERT cartoon was appropriate to share after the launch of my new company Khorus a few weeks ago.
“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. But that’s a sure way to stagnation. It is critical to your long-term success to build a cycle of continuous improvement into your corporate and personal development. In my newest Forbes article today I provide a list of 10 ways CEOs can continuously improve their performance.
Some of the items may seem simple – read some books, write some content, gather feedback – but you’d be surprised how many CEOs do not make the time for these things. Special thanks to my friend Mike Hawkins at www.alpinelink.com, where I got the basis for this list.
With so many things on a CEO’s plate, how do you find the time to get better? The real question is: How can you afford not to?