The self-fulfilling prophecy maintains that “what you expect is what you get.” High expectations lead to high performance; low expectations lead to low performance.
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The CEO Refresher is your portal to the best brains on the planet! Creative leadership, innovation, leading change, executive intelligence and insight. We are pleased to announce that The CEO Refresher is once again publishing new articles. The untimely death of founder and publisher Rick Sidorowicz in September 2011 left the site in a void. Rick devoted a great deal of time and effort into developing and managing the CEO Refresher, and believed passionately in its value in providing the executive intelligence you need to lead well in these turbulent times. We wish to continue bringing you the articles and resources you have come to count on from The CEO Refresher.
Keep your eyes clearly focused on sales, expenses and profit. These three variables are interconnected. Watch for changes in either sales or expenses.
What’s our mission? Vision? Values? Leaders find simple, clear and compelling answers to these questions. The answers have a profound influence on what employees think, say and do. These three building blocks – mission, vision and values – are vital to establishing an effective organization. Employees want to be part of an organization that has […]
Dealing with difficult people is a challenge. However it’s possible to help them be more productive and effective in doing their job.
This is the fifth article in an outstanding series intended to help the CEO think through the issues involved in developing a board to contribute meaningfully to the purpose, vision, strategy and development of the organization.
Attention to five key requirements for effective and efficient boards can make all the difference! The fourth article of an outstanding series.
This is the third article in a series to help the CEO think through the issues involved in developing a more effective board.
Your board’s effectiveness is a product of a clearly defined and fulfilled role.
An effective board adds real value to strategic leadership and frees the CEO to do his/her job with optimal effectiveness.
Leaders have the desire to help people “be all that they can be.” They use the right amount of each C (challenge, confidence, and coaching) to help people stretch, believe in themselves, and develop new skills.