Just like in a bottle of good wine, the main bottleneck of a mid-sized company is at the top. CEOs’ automatic and habitual mind patterns that made them successful in their prior growth stage often impede their company’ next growth stage. What can you do about it?
We all have an inner voice that continuously judges us. Our inner critic pretends to be helpful and necessary to our success, but its long-term impact is unequivocally negative. Why do we keep listening to our inner critic? What can we do about it?
Every time a company triples in size, everything breaks, including decision-making. This leads to confusion, frustration, and a sense of growing red tape. How can you avoid this, so that you can grow faster and with less pain?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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.