As a CEO, you rely on a variety of business data to inform various decisions, such as pricing, productivity, product and performance decisions. This article outlines five steps will help you and your marketing team create a dashboard to support strategic and investment decisions.
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If some of the best-of-the-best leaders don’t consistently walk their own talk, in all likelihood most other ‘mere’ managers and leaders don’t either. Do you? This article will help you assess how well you walk your talk.
CEOs who want to build employee motivation, morale and performance to create a positive, productive and more profitable work environment in their small business need to get comfortable asking questions about those issues.
If you make effective crisis response part of your culture, then you dramatically improve your chances of avoiding a crisis to begin with; mitigate the ones you can’t control; and respond in a way that protects your business, employees, and reputation.
Doesn’t it make sense strategically to build a personal brand as one who is more aware, more capable, more articulate, and more strategic? Becoming a strategic communicator can transform both your personal life and your business.
How do you identify high-potential new leaders? For years, hard skills were viewed as the most important characteristics of high-potential leaders. However, the soft skills (people or interpersonal skills) are key for the next generation of leaders.
As the CEO, perhaps your marketing folks have told you that they need more marketing automation tools before they can address marketing measurement. But it is a mistake to wait to address accountability until after you have addressed technology, even if it’s just the marketing automation piece. This article offers four steps every CEO should […]
As a fire captain rolling up on-scene I would always announce over the radio for all levels of leadership to hear: “On-scene and in command.” Whatever your task, profession, or position: use these five steps to think and to act as though you are on-scene and in command.
The time is right for a more heroic style of leadership. Changing times lend themselves to the rise of gladiators. Instead of seeing today’s challenges and competition as a negative, executives should view it as an opportunity in disguise—a chance to position your organization for change, innovation capturing the forward momentum needed today.
When we remember how strong we are, not only can it help us as we face challenges or adversity in the moment, it can give us much needed confidence and faith that we actually have what it takes to navigate this crazy and beautiful thing called life.