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So You Want to Be the CEO [Video]

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When you started your career, did you think you’d end up where you are now? For most of us the answer is – definitely not!

I’m sure many people start out their careers with high aspirations – and a good number make it to management and from there to the senior executive ranks.

What they didn’t know was during that journey they were going to have to deal with a lot of surprises. Unfortunately, most companies do not provide enough formal support to help people become the leaders they need to be.

The Challenges of Leadership

When you become a first line leader, you are no longer “one of the team”. The information you used to be privy to, the conversations people would initiate with you, have changed. Now what you get is filtered by knowing “you are the boss”.

When I talk with teams about employee engagement, I provide several examples of how senior management responds to items in the survey and then how front line employees respond. Almost always, senior management is twice as optimistic as the front line about what life is like in the company!

How to Get to the Truth

How do we break through this barrier and stay on top of what is really going on in our company?

Watch my video to find out the two key ways:

Getting to the top isn’t all it is cracked up to be. However, if you get some help along the way and are prepared to become a better leader (and if you check your ego at the door!), you can have the best time of your life.

>> Workplace Engagement Insights can help you understand what’s going on in your organization with an employee engagement survey. We will help you find out the truth and work toward solutions by focusing on the right things. Contact us now.

Get a complimentary 30 minute consultation with Dwight Lacey, President of Workplace Engagement Insights.

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Written by Dwight Lacey

Dwight Lacey

Dwight is the President at Workplace Engagement Insights. He leads Workplace Engagement Insights with a clear understanding of the latest employee engagement research, survey best practices, and leadership styles that create successful businesses.

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