by Amy Franko
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an executive-level leader or CEO?
I have had the privilege of moderating a panel of well-known CEOs. The topic was on perspectives from the CEO suite, and our panelists shared insights on their pathways to the top – along with the challenges, the rewards, and the lessons.
These CEOs came from a range of industries, representing large organizations in banking, insurance, and aviation. I had no idea what twists and turns to expect in the conversation, as moderating a panel of major CEOs was a new experience for me. I think we all have our pre-conceived ideas of what a CEO may be like, and this group was a breath of fresh air – candid, approachable, and very willing to share their experiences.
Many ideas were shared, and I’ve created list of some of the real-world strategies that helped them to reach the CEO suite. Even if your leadership goals don’t include the C-suite, these strategies will still help you on your personal leadership journey. [Read more...]