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TOP 22 Mistakes a CEO is likely to make: In no particular order, here are the top 22 mistakes a CEO is likely to make: 1. Does not begin to build a culture of accountability in the organization on day one.2. Fails to keep their mouth closed and their ears and eyes open.3. Does not build understanding, trust, and credibility with key stakeholders in the first three months on the job.4. Over-promises and sets unrealistic expectations early in the game.5. Makes decisions for change before having the understanding and credibility of the market, business, and people.6. Drives changes too quickly and fails to understand how much change the business and culture can withstand.7. Fails to establish a true vision and strategy working with the key stakeholders and employees of the company.8. Complains and vents to the board and others about problems of the past versus talking about solutions.9. Fails to drive a strategy and operating plan that creates a successful business model.10. Over-hires talent without having the right understanding of the needed people, processes, and technology.11. Fails to focus, focus, focus on the opportunities and key metrics and make the high impact moves to remove the unproductive pieces of the business.12. Over-hires sales and marketing well ahead of a proven sales model.13. Gets too involved in execution of the decisions versus leading the company to improve the execution.14. Lets the ego of being CEO get in the way of being a leader with a servant’s heart.15. Stops being self-aware, introspective, and continually working to improve who they are as a person, leader, and manager.16. Becomes reactive in a tough situation based on pressure to succeed in the new role.17. Loses balance in their life as a CEO when they need to exercise spirit, body, and mind.18. Fails to accept that he or she cannot possibly know everything when no investor or board member expects that of any CEO.19. Fails to find some strong mentors who can provide insight and accountability.20. Finds him/herself looking at numbers and emails instead of being with customers and staff.21. Is either too right brained or too left brained when a CEO must strike a balance, either in him/herself or through the team.22. Is too hard on people as the expectations for success are very high. Any mistakes you have seen (or have made) you can add to this list? Please comment. Courtney: VentureBeat. Follow Sahil Aggrawal. Download Nojoto App to get real time updates about Sahil Aggrawal & be part of World's Largest Creative Community to share Writing, Poetry, Quotes, Art, Painting, Music, Singing, and Photography; A Creative expression platform. Internet By Sahil Aggrawal | Nojoto Internet on Internet, Mistakes, CEO, Learning. Internet Internet, Mistakes Internet, CEO Internet, Learning Internet

TOP 22 Mistakes a CEO is likely to make:

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TOP 22 Mistakes a CEO is likely to make:
In no particular order, here are the top 22 mistakes a CEO is likely to make:


1. Does not begin to build a culture of accountability in the organization on day one.2. Fails to keep their mouth closed and their ears and eyes open.3. Does not build understanding, trust, and credibility with key stakeholders in the first three months on the job.4. Over-promises and sets unrealistic expectations early in the game.5. Makes decisions for change before having the understanding and credibility of the market, business, and people.6. Drives changes too quickly and fails to understand how much change the business and culture can withstand.7. Fails to establish a true vision and strategy working with the key stakeholders and employees of the company.8. Complains and vents to the board and others about problems of the past versus talking about solutions.9. Fails to drive a strategy and operating plan that creates a successful business model.10. Over-hires talent without having the right understanding of the needed people, processes, and technology.11. Fails to focus, focus, focus on the opportunities and key metrics and make the high impact moves to remove the unproductive pieces of the business.12. Over-hires sales and marketing well ahead of a proven sales model.13. Gets too involved in execution of the decisions versus leading the company to improve the execution.14. Lets the ego of being CEO get in the way of being a leader with a servant’s heart.15. Stops being self-aware, introspective, and continually working to improve who they are as a person, leader, and manager.16. Becomes reactive in a tough situation based on pressure to succeed in the new role.17. Loses balance in their life as a CEO when they need to exercise spirit, body, and mind.18. Fails to accept that he or she cannot possibly know everything when no investor or board member expects that of any CEO.19. Fails to find some strong mentors who can provide insight and accountability.20. Finds him/herself looking at numbers and emails instead of being with customers and staff.21. Is either too right brained or too left brained when a CEO must strike a balance, either in him/herself or through the team.22. Is too hard on people as the expectations for success are very high.
Any mistakes you have seen (or have made) you can add to this list? Please comment.
Courtney: VentureBeat

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