“ Leadership is not about giving energy. It’s unleashing others people energy”- Paul Polman
Before anyone can decide how to become a CEO, it's important to understand what a CEO is. There's a rising trend today, where every aspiring professional wants to become "CEO" at some point of time. The position is usually more involved than that and requires climbing the corporate ladder. Few of the traits needed such as:
Excellent communicators, deal makers, financial, problem-solving and management skills
Combination of hard work & perseverance
Extroverts and highly motivated
Able and willing to present a vision and strategy to employees
Person who can command respect
He/She should be a good taskmaster
Building connections and networking
Must have High emotional intelligence
Develop a thick skin, but don’t ignore criticism
Out of the box thinking
The basic activity of the CEO would be — thinking, researching, consulting, defining and communicating the future for the company. Supervising performance and risks - normal and regular business reviews, major project reviews and dealing with the inevitable crises and unexpected events & much more. Nevertheless, it is imperative to keep in mind that a CEO is a leader and not just a boss.
We at PNP Consultants train aspiring Corporate professionals in Executive Coaching. Our objective is to unleash the hidden potential in leaders and help them to bring out and nurture the true potential of their team. We help executives focus on their business priorities while advancing their professional development goals. Join our online Classes ( One - on - One ) in Executive Coaching.
Dr Praveen Srivastava, Business Coach , Corporate Trainer & Management Consultant
Recipient of Philip Kotler excellence award in the area of Consulting and Training