Hamish Corlett a member of Sydney and New York based TDM Capital – A private equity’s investor shares his 5 traits of a CEO that he believes is necessary to build a successful business
A great CEO is…
… A passionate leader with a mission;
has strong values and is passionate and persistent with the courage to make hard decisions
…An inspiring story-teller;
strong communicator; speaks from the heart and empathetic; ability to articulate the vision, values and purpose and create a feeling of belonging. Building a great culture is at the heart of a great company
… An empowering super-coach;
an ability to build people and teams, giving their team a chance to shine .
They need to empower the team – but also take control and make hard decisions
… “A paradoxical combination of personal humility and indomitable will”;
The goal is to build a system and culture so that the business will grow effectively without them
A great CEO does not demand to be followed – they are worth following!!
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Who are the 5 CEOs that you aspire to either be or want to work with?