The five temptations of a ceo

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The Five Temptations of a CEO

This th is required reading for my staff. And, too often, CEOs justify their own performance even when the organizations they lead are failing around them. While many things caught my attention in the book, one particular observation was driven home: The five temptations enumerated are as much applicable to any executive as they are to a CEO and for that matter, even individual contributors!

Remember that your people will learn more if you take decisive action than if you always wait for more information. Jan 21, Adii Pienaar rated it really liked it.

May 23, Deborah Hall-hertle rated it really liked it Shelves: A focus on their career and status will make the CEO complacent and unfocused, which causes results to slip. When I became this and that. But before a CEO can trust others, she has to be vulnerable. Choosing status over results The most important principle that an executive must embrace is a desire to produce results.

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Return to Book Page. Honestly I struggled a bit with purchasing it since I do not consider myself a CEO at all; however, the book would share principles of leadership and I decided to do so anyway.

This particular quote reminds me of the fact that great leaders do not play it safe or consider their role as accomplishment. Hardcoverpages.

They get weak and lazy as they enjoy the fruit of their spoils. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Nov 01, Dennis Cuffel rated it it was amazing.

Designed to be read in a single sitting, teptations book uses the unexpected meeting between troubled high-tech honcho Andrew O'Brien and a mysterious old man named Charlie to explore a series of common traps that can unwittingly ensnare any hard-driven executive.

Read more Read less. Read reviews that mention patrick lencioni easy read dysfunctions of a team quick read andrew brien board meeting must read ce of a ceo certainty over clarity popularity over accountability productive conflict choosing popularity choosing certainty great book leadership position invulnerability over trust choosing harmony accountability over popularity choosing status status over results.

It is ths easy read. There isn't a great coach who would say that his best day was getting hired. Empirical evidence of this phenomenon is that CEOs conduct performance reviews for their direct reports far less diligently than do managers at other levels. Choosing certainty over clarity Many CEOs want to ensure that their decisions are correct. Winning games and championships is what great coaching is all about" p. Whether real or a dream, the passenger opens the Temptafions eyes to some of his self-destructive behaviors and practices and imparts some useful business and behavioral insights along the way.

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The cost temptatilns your company of not taking the risk of being wrong is paralysis. Many organisations with great perks and benefits are lousy places to work. If you're a CEO or any manager for that matterdo you have the courage to face the blame? Do you often find yourself reluctant to give negative feedback to your direct reports?

If you're a CEO or a manager for that matterdo you have the courage to face it? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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