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Global leadership: YPO Gold
Former CEO, American Science & Engineering
Associate Dean, Executive Education
MIT Sloan School of Management
The Challenge to Change as CEO
The theme running through all of these topics: CEOs need to change skills sets constantly. Staying ahead of your industry, changing your leadership style for different situations, and continual learning fast are the norm. How do you do maintenance on the plane (you) while it's mid-flight?
Chairman and Founder of Racepoint Global
Owner, W2 Group
Future CEO: 5 Skills to Start Developing NOW
Larry has predicted the future multiple times then created companies and books to bring us there. What do you need now to be ready for your future as CEO?
Operating Partner, Highland Consumer Fund
Former CEO, Zoots
Founding team, Staples
Transitions: The 3 Major Changes of CEOs
"Graceful transitions" as you become a CEO, leave being a CEO and retire are essential. They determine your reputation and relationships.
Read CEO Transitions: The Science of Success on the McKinsey website.
Partner Battalia Winston
+ other global firms
Being Found: How Search Firms Find CEOs
"Being approached" by a search firm is more strategic than emailing them you're available. How do these firms work? Can they be of help to the executive job seeker?
Fletcher Spaght Inc.
Accelerating Organic Growth
There are multiple ways to grow your company within your current structure. The rewards are often greater and lower risk than growing by acquisition.
Read Creating an Organic Growth Machine on the Harvard Business Review.
Board member or chair: 3 public boards + private and non-profits.
Former CEO, Lightbridge
Boards: Getting on the Right Ones,
Building Your Own
Is it time for you, as CEO, to be on a Board? If so, which one(s) and how? Structuring your own Board wisely contributes to your success.
CEO of Spitfire Petite
Former Director, Global Marketing Digital Media, IBM
Hoolibean Digital Marketing
Social Media for CEOs in 140 Characters
How does social media fit in your corporate strategy and what are its risks and rewards for you and your Board?
Read Even CEOs Need to Use Social Media on the Fast Company website.
Head of IT security sector
The CEO's Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise
Maria Kussmaul advises major corporations as well as countries, the military, and you on best practices in the growing necessity of cyber risk management.
The Wilson Group
What are You Worth as CEO?
Tom works with boards and top executives nationally to design total compensation plans starting from the top, the CEO, and aligning compensation and reward programs with key drivers of the business.
Corning Life Sciences
"Why Should Anyone be Led by You?"
Dr. Eglen's oversight of 3000+ employees at Corning incorporates some of Goffee & Jones's qualities for inspirational leaders + best practices he's shaped from start ups to major corporations.
Co-Founder, CEO, now Partner Emeritus
Charles River Ventures
10 Things CEOs Need to Know
Rick Burnes has supervised some of the most successful CEOs in the US who started their companies with CRV funding. What you don't know yet will soon change.
Scaling Your Company from an Idea to a Global Enterprise
John Humphrey has co-founded seven organizations, taken 2 to global prominence in different industries and had 3 acquired. When and how to scale your company is the focus.
Your 5 Step Plan to be CEO
Dr. Bose is connecting the unconnected with broadband coverage around the globe. As the CEO for 20 years, Dr. Bose shares ideas about how to become and remain a competitive leader.