Read about the current expectations of future CEOs in Chief Executive’s article, “The CEOs Of The Future Aren’t Who You Think.” Ed Cody, Chairman of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, outlines the “characteristics of leaders that ultimately lead to solid organizational culture and success” in the areas of people, leaders and business.
Customers value authenticity more than ever today. Executives must now connect emotionally on social media, echoing their company’s values and purpose, in order to generate trust and customer loyalty.
Here is a really interesting article I wanted to share with you outlining a successful track to the CEO seat. Some great insight here on adopting turnarounds, taking risks and stepping sideways. Check out HBR’s, The Fastest Path to the CEO Job, According to a 10-Year Study.
Chief Executive Officers: The Trend of Boards Recruiting CEO’s from the Outside Continues To Grow (from Strategy+Business)
This is a fascinating article. Here are a few takeaways: Needing a wider set of diverse competencies and backgrounds, coupled by more independent boards bringing in their own set of diverse networks and experiences, CEO’s being brought in from the outside has surged in the last several years. CEO Turnovers at the top 2,500 largest…