Why are we always looking for the next best thing when what we have is pretty darn awesome? Here’s how to get yourself out of the envy loop.
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.
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?
The best thing about apologizing is that it forces everyone to let go of the past. In effect, you are saying; I can’t change the past. All I can say is I’m sorry for what I did wrong. I’m sorry it hurt you. There’s no excuse for it, and I will try to do better in the future. I would like your ideas on how I can improve.
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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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