Lately I’ve noticed a pattern among CEO’s that I have been in conversation with. Many cannot get out of their own way and therefore are unable to move forward.
There is nothing more frustrating then knowing where you want to go and not be able to get there, especially when the buck stops with you.
Here are five ways for CEO’s to get out their own way in order to increase profitability, while decreasing stress.
Ever accepted a job offer and then immediately regretted doing so after realizing you were being underpaid? If so, join the club. According to a Gartner survey of roughly 3,500 workers, nearly 70% of surveyed workers do not believe they are paid fairly.
The key to getting paid fairly is to know your worth and be comfortable asking for what you deserve.
Here are some tips to help you advocate on your behalf.
We live in a time of greater diversity of bosses. With our global economy, you may have a boss who is from another country or who may actually live in that other country while he manages you remotely. Exciting? Yes. Easy to manage? Not so much.
Here’s some advice on how to decipher your boss’s management style from those who have been there.
As a former executive, I know first-hand what happens when you don’t manage up. I was taken out by a wave I never saw coming—I was fired. Like many executives, I was so focused on managing my function’s day-to-day operations that I completely ignored the need to build relationships with those above me and my peers. I also didn’t pay attention to the office politics that were going on around me. Big mistake.
I don’t want the same thing to happen to you.
A Metrix Global study found that executive coaching has a 788% return on investment (ROI) based on factors including increases in productivity and employee retention. Where else can you get that kind of ROI?
Finding the right talent is hard. Finding the right talent that will prosper and stay is even harder when you do it alone.
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