how to be an effective CEO in 2016 wayne benson

Hello, my name is Wayne – and I am a CEO.

Those three letters carry a lot of weight, both in business circles and on anyone’s shoulders who bears the responsibilities resulting from the title of chief executive officer. Just as often as the acronym CEO evokes a positive response, a negative one is surely not far behind. The successes and failures of the businesses we run are directly attributed to our overt leadership capabilities, the perception employees have of our credibility and competency, and of course, the culture we foster through collaborative engagement or the lack thereof.

A simple Google search results in a multitude of articles full of advice related to the traits and actions a CEO must adhere to in order to be highly effective. As leaders, we certainly want to absorb as much positive feedback and direction as possible in order to improve our performance so that the company’s performance mirrors it.

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