CEO

Share on Social Media It is 2023, and to our chagrin, men still achieve better economic results in negotiations than women. The research shows this, but as a career advisor, I also know it to be true. It is evident when coaching women on salary negotiations and career advancements, and sadly, despite knowing better, I,
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The success of any company can be significantly contributed to the efforts of its employee brand ambassadors. They promote the company’s brand, products, and services on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, acting as the company’s official spokesperson in the process. Throughout this course, we will investigate how Employee Brand Ambassadors may assist firms in
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Know thyself, it is a universal pursuit.  In a noisy world that moves faster than ever with the promise of only picking up speed, the practices of meditation, breathing, yoga, reflection, introspection, and relaxation have become an industry.  That’s not even mentioning therapy, a complimentary industry for professionals to know you, or to teach you
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Something exciting happened starting in June 2020: far more new businesses were formed than before the pandemic. Business applications were 83 percent higher from June 2020 through October 2021 than in the ten years before the pandemic. Usually, we think that a recession causes people to delay or discard ideas to form new businesses as
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“The greatest enemy of good thinking is busyness.” ― John C. Maxwell  In the Harvard Business Review article How CEOs Manage Time, the authors report CEOs spend a quarter of their work on people and relationships, another quarter on functional and business unit reviews, 16% on organization and culture, and 21% on strategy. 12% is spent
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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is imperative to any role, team, or organisation. Having the ability to focus on transferring EQ and motivation to your team is even more critical as we all continue to work and lead in an everchanging environment. Simply put, EQ is defined as someone’s ability to recognise, understand, and manage their own
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With my new book PR Confidential: Unlocking the Secrets to Creating a Powerful Public Image, my goal was to demystify the often-misunderstood public relations industry by answering questions frequently posed by business leaders in an “advice column” format. The following excerpt captures many of the conversations I have with CEOs and start-up founders who are
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While the immediate risk posed by the crisis in Gaza to international financial markets is the risk of Iran’s involvement and the resulting hike in oil prices that could devastate the world economy, billionaire Ray Dalio has an even more long-term concern. Dalio – in a recent LinkedIn post titled “Another Step Toward International War”
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I write about high-performing groups and teams. Venturing into an article about travel is as much a departure for me as my recent trip to Mexico. My wife and I reacquainted with our favorite resort – Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas, part of the Auberge Resorts Collection. We’ve been there about a half-dozen times and
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As another potential government shutdown looms over Washington, the need for a more efficient and resilient government becomes increasingly evident. The ongoing political turmoil underscores the importance of reducing the burden on taxpayers and businesses who suffer the consequences of these shutdowns. To address these issues, we must look to innovative solutions, such as those
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Think about some of the challenges we’re experiencing as we make our way through 2023. High-profile layoffs, volatile markets, a protracted war, supply chain and climate disruptions, political unrest, weak signals of recovery (e.g., a slow return back to the office), a disengaged and distracted workforce—all while we collectively navigate the threat and trauma of
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Unleashing the full potential of an organization lies not only in advanced technology or robust strategies but fundamentally in its people. Employee engagement is a concept that any business can embrace. To do so, however, involves a consistent commitment from the top to the bottom of the organizational structure. Research shows employee engagement profoundly impacts
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In today’s rapidly accelerating business landscape, it’s not just products, services, or technologies that need constant updating and innovation. One of the most overlooked areas in many organizations is the sales model. Many CEOs, trapped by past success, are unwittingly leading their organizations into a margin crisis by allowing their sales teams to operate with
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Ever since I was a child, I have always been interested in the concept of leadership and the figures who could be defined as leaders. I was fascinated by the leader as a figure, in all its forms, not just the professional one. Over time, I have delved deeper into the subject, which has become
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