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THE MODERN CEO

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Welcome to The Modern CEO, a look at what is needed in todays and the future world of business.

 
 
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What Does A Modern CEO Need To Know?

Today's modern business terrain is evolving drastically and more rapidly than ever before. Consequently, CEOs must recognize the difference between being healthily optimistic and downright complacent. Presently, CEOs must assume their position with little to no concrete knowledge of what their company will look like five, 10, or even 20 years down the line. Doing so, however, requires a high tolerance for ambiguity and the capacity to adapt to situations as they change. CEOs

What is a CEOs First Priority?

Finding talent should be a CEO's first priority, as has been distinctively noted by Andrea Jung, president and CEO of Grameen America. Even the best leaders are only as capable as the people with whom they choose to surround themselves. One of the most important traits of a good leader is the ability to recognize valuable skills and positive qualities in others, and thus placing these key individuals in roles where they will have an opportunity to excel. It's become increasin

CEOs & Technology

The Industrial Revolution was a roughly 100 years long period (approx. 1750-1850) of rapid change in the means of production that drastically altered those societies that participated. The Digital Revolution is the current period of transition from a slower and more localized means of distributing information to a much more rapid and universal distribution. It began with practical computerization approximately 60 years ago and is still ongoing, with drastic alterations alread

Small or Large.

Whether you're leading a massive corporation or a small, local business, being a true modern-day CEO comes with more than its fair share of challenges, changing landscape, technological advancements and the evolution of people, in order to rise above, CEOs must not only be prepared to learn and develop a wide range of skills, but also adapt and adjust to changing times. However, with the correct skills and mindset in place, smart CEOs are able to lead consistently successful