1. May 22nd, 2012  | 

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A tough step for CEOs of growing companies can be re-defining their role.

As growth occurs and smart people are hired to handle some of the functions the CEO has performed out of necessity, there may be a tendency to wonder What’s next for me?
When that happens, it’s time to spend more time working on the business and less time working in the business.

CEOs play offense not defense.

Here’s what that means:

  • Casting the vision for the company
  • Increasing the enterprise value of the organization
  • Allocating resources
  • Developing and retaining talent
  • Making the toughest decisions

If you’re having trouble letting go, take this free accountability assessment to find out if your organization is ready to step up.

About the Author: Greg Bustin advises some of the world’s most admired companies and leaders, and he’s dedicated a career to working with CEOs and the leadership teams of hundreds of companies in a range of industries. He’s facilitated more than 250 strategic planning sessions, he’s delivered more than 600 keynotes and workshops on every continent except Antarctica, and he coaches leaders who are inspired to take their career to the next level. His fourth leadership book— Accountability: The Key to Driving a High-Performance Culture (McGraw-Hill) —is a Soundview Executive Best Business Book.


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