More Thoughts for CEOs

Business vs. CEO Coaching, What’s the Difference?

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What is a Business Coach? Some people are looking for a business coach. Some are looking for a CEO coach. What is the best fit for you? A business coach aids businesses in improving their performance by identifying areas of improvement, establishing goals, and creating action plans to help the company reach their objectives. Business … Read more

Why You Should Step Back and Listen to Your Employees

Sometimes, I coach CEOs who aren’t always open to listening to their employees. The CEO believes they know what they’re doing. The CEO just wants their employees to execute against the plan to the best of their abilities.  Sometimes, CEOs don’t want to hear from their employees at all because they are worried employees will … Read more

When to Re-Evaluate Your Business Strategies

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I was a CEO for 25 years. I had many great years and several bad years. When those bad years come along, it may be time to reevaluate your business strategy. The bad years were the hardest. I want to share with you the things I learned from my bad years so you don’t repeat … Read more

Why Being Self-Aware is Important For a CEO

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All of us have various degrees of self-awareness. If you are the CEO, success for you requires a very high level of self-awareness.  It sometimes takes a while to become fully aware of who you are being and the impact it has on your performance – and the performance of the company. Once you start … Read more

Four Focus Areas to Enable New CEO Success

4 Focus Areas to Enable New CEO Success

Originally written for the National Association of Corporate Directors, CEO Coach Glenn Gow discusses four vital elements that will enable a new CEO to succeed when they join a company, including but not limited to: open communication, establishing realistic expectations, defining responsibilities, and building relationships. Check out the original article below!

The 3 Most Important Factors Impacting Your Business’ Success

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Every CEO is looking to ensure the success of their business. How does the CEO know where to focus their energy to make the biggest difference? Even though every business is different I’m going to simplify things for you. Every business needs to address three primary factors in order to succeed. The three primary factors … Read more

How to Know If a CEO Coach is Right For You

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It’s interesting that most of us go through twelve to fifteen years of formal education, and then we don’t seek much education after that. We value education, and then many of us stop as if we’re done learning.  In the role of the CEO, you should always be learning. The CEO has many, many learning … Read more

3 Vital Elements of CEO Coaching Success

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To get the most out of your CEO Coach, a great deal of responsibility falls on your shoulders. You won’t get what you want out of the relationship if you don’t invest in it.  Here are three vital elements to make your CEO Coaching a success. Be Coachable When I was a CEO, I had … Read more

How Connecting with a Mentor Will Benefit a New CEO

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A mentor is someone who has knowledge and experience you can benefit from. A mentor is there to be someone who wants to help you. They are someone who advises you on your most likely path to success in all different paths of life. A new CEO has many, many learning curves to climb. Not … Read more