May 22nd, 2012  | 

Published in Accountability

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 is an executive coach, consultant and speaker who has delivered more than 500 keynotes and workshops on five continents. www.bustin.com Greg advises leaders at some of the world’s most admired companies, and his views about leadership have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., Investor’s Business Daily, Leader to Leader, and other major publications. He’s written five leadership books. His newest book, How Leaders Decide: A Timeless Guide to Making Tough Choices (Sourcebooks), examines decision-making in history’s greatest triumphs and tragedies. How Leaders Decide


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