January 11, 2023
Many CEOs focus on their comfort zone and do someone else’s job, instead of doing what their company truly needs from them. This is not surprising: 68% of CEOs feel that they are not fully prepared for the job. What is your job as a CEO?
January 3, 2023
Pelé, the world’s best soccer player, played 18 years for his club – not the richest or most glamorous club in Brazil at the time. Replacing top talents is extremely costly and disruptive for any organization, so every improvement in employee retention counts. What can we learn from Pelé’s story?
December 26, 2022
Every time you stop doing something of little value, you create time to invest your talent into something of higher value – which helps grow your business faster and with less pain. How can you go about it?
December 20, 2022
Because of different communication habits on opposite sides of the Atlantic, feedback is communicated significantly differently in Europe and in the US. As a result, we tend to make the wrong assumptions about people’s intentions. How can you avoid this?
December 13, 2022
Lack of accountability is the silent killer of growth – and by far the #1 growth roadblock among small and mid-sized companies. How can you put a system in place to hold your team accountable, so that you can grow faster and with less pain?
December 6, 2022
Obviously, we all want to create a culture of accountability in our businesses. The thing is: If you want a culture of accountability, it starts with YOU. Where do you start?
November 29, 2022
“My company has great growth potential, but I am so stuck in the damn dailies, I can’t find time to work on my business,” sighed the 55-years old CEO of this mid-market manufacturing company. He started his company 15 years and successfully grew it – but over the past few years, growth had stalled. His efforts to re-boot his growth engine have failed as well. In short, he felt stuck. How can he un-stuck himself?
November 22, 2022
Many more CEOs than you may think suffer from some form of mental wellness issues. One way to improve and maintain your mental wellness requires virtually no investment and delivers a great ROI: gratitude. How?
November 15, 2022
70% to 90% of strategies fail due to poor execution. A good annual strategy does not need to be smarter than last year’s strategy: it needs to be more actionable.
November 8, 2022
“So far I have been a great CEO, but I am not sure that I am the best person to take my company to the next level,” confided this CEO of a fast-growing company. It looked like his recipe for success didn’t work anymore. He felt stuck, overwhelmed, and doubted his ability to improve the situation.