Posts Tagged ‘Thought Leadership’

For CEO Job Security, You Need a Vision…from smartCEO

smartceo_logoWith CEO firings peaking in 2014, top executives have to be thinking about how best to protect their jobs. In my latest Thought Leadership post for smartCEO, I point out how critically important to CEO job security is the ability to communicate a clear vision. You’ll  find the article here.

“Start Strong or Die” Thought Leadership from smartCEO

smartceo_logoIn my latest article on smartCEO, I offer some tips on how to avoid this presentation nightmare.

You’ve just been introduced to an expectant audience as the CEO of a dynamic company. Your listeners looks up at you standing at the podium. You see their friendly faces, waiting for your words. And then you start the presentation.

Before long you see the tell-tale signs that you’re losing them: glum expressions, shifting in the seats, the furtive glances at cell phones. Then you get nervous and start to show it. Before long, it’s clear the presentation you had such high hopes for has turned into a lost opportunity to engage an important audience.

You’ll find the complete article here.