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Read Delete: What Sets Successful CEOs Apart

The chief executive role is a tough one to fill. From 2000 to 2013, about a quarter of the CEO departures in the Fortune 500 were involuntary, according to the Conference Board. The fallout from these dismissals can be staggering: Forced turnover at the top costs shareholders an estimated $112 billion in lost market value annually, a 2014 PwC study of the world’s 2,500 largest companies showed. Those figures are discouraging for directors who have the hard task of anointing CEOs—and daunting to any leader aspiring to the C-suite. Clearly, many otherwise capable leaders and boards are getting something wrong. What sets successful CEOs apart?

1. Deciding with speed and conviction

2. Engaging for impact

3. Adapting proactively

4. Delivering reliably

Source: Harvard Business Review

 

 

 

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