Marakon Commentary

How to reduce your risk of failure as a new CEO

March 19, 2019

After interviewing 20 current and former CEOs, Neal Kissel and Patrick Foley found that issues such as failing to see that the CEO role is a different one, as well as managing their time but not their energy, contribute to higher CEO turnover rates. To counteract this, Kissel and Foley suggest five mutually reinforcing elements of a successful personal strategy for CEOs, such as a focus on strategy development and execution, resource allocation, performance management and people choices.

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