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Susan is a 25+ year veteran of the business world and an advisor to CEOs worldwide.
Peter has been helping to build executive management teams since 1997, when he transitioned from a career in advertising.
Category Archives: Management Teams
In today’s business world, there are plenty of things that can limit the growth and success of a business, but few things are more limiting than the CEO’s inability to recognize and deal with his or her own weaknesses.
By “weakness” I don’t mean your fondness for Italian cars, your inability to say no to your daughter, or your tendency to overload your dessert plate.
Business-killing weaknesses look more like this:
To successfully grow a business, you need all of the above in abundance. But here’s the thing. YOU
Dan has a management team. He meets with them every Monday to find out what’s going on in the company that he may not already know about. If you ask, you’ll find that they represent the major functional areas of Dan’s business: sales, marketing, technology, operations, customer support, HR and finance.
Sounds good so far, but ….
It feels to Dan as if the place is falling apart. He’s working harder than he’s ever worked before. Every time he solves one problem, there are three more to take its place. The entire company
Not all management teams are created equal. Some increase the capabilities of a business exponentially. While others seem to be put together by accident with little strategy or planning and, as a result, little contribution to the success of the business or the CEO.
Well-balanced, agile, powerful management teams make all the difference in the world. (We call them High Performance Management Teams for obvious marketing reasons.) They’re not easy to come by. Sometimes they take years to build. But no CEO with a good management team has ever seriously wished they weren’t there.
Here are ten reasons why it’s