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When looking to recruit CEOs for his companies, the entrepreneur author argues it's critical to consider in candidates a range of character traits, such as broad experience, objectivity, and respect for others. He shares his experiences in making the right and sometimes wrong hires and reveals key lessons learned.
As details regarding executive pay packages become more and more public, the best leaders are opting to make career choices that keep them out of the spotlight. This entrepreneur offers creative tips for finding and compensating the best executives in today's global marketplace.
Pairing with charities enables entrepreneurial companies to offer a morale-boosting perk to employees while enhancing traditional marketing strategies, says the founder of a consultancy that facilitates such sponsorships.
When key leaders are ready to move on to new challenges or even retirement, their legacy can be greatly diminished without good succession planning.
A system for measuring each executive's contributions must be instituted as a company matures to avoid issues that could impair agility: complacency, departmental infighting and staying too long on the job, says the founder of a human-resources consultancy.
A wingman flying beside the fighter pilot is what separates the true ace from the merely great, writes the founder of a company that was sold for $270 million. A look at the characteristics of his own essential second-in-command provides a guide for entrepreneurs seeking the same.
When it comes to compensation, the issue is not what you can pay, but what you can offer to the people you need to grow.
When Michele McGeoy sold her first software start-up, she thought she was doing the best thing for her stakeholders. But, a few years later the new owners resold the company out of state, leaving her and her employees out of work. Having lost control by giving up ownership, McGeoy found a better solution for her next venture: She empowered employees by making them stakeholders and created a culture that promotes healthy growth.
hen a great leader is in place, it can make all the difference to reach success and often can mean turning around a struggling company. This expert and seasoned entrepreneur provides practical advice on the skills you should look for when hiring a CEO for your growth company plus six tips on building a strong top team.
As your company grows, you'll need to obtain specialized and technical advice on a regular basis. Consider using outside professionals because they are usually less expensive than hiring full-time staff when you have a project needing outside expertise.
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