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Executive burnout – what happens when the boss checks out?

"Hey Jim," the email began, "how often do you run across CEOs who love their company and hate their own job description?"

He explained that as he'd grown his business, he hired people to handle tasks he had enjoyed doing in the early days and now finds his calendar filled with administrative tasks no one else wants to do. "I can't imagine any entrepreneur starting out wanting to be an administrator."

Companies - smart ones - put significant resources toward employee engagement and retention, but what about the boss? Who watches out for the men and women in the c-suite? If retaining key employees is critical for profitability, keeping the boss engaged should be near the top of any company's training agenda.

By |2011-08-18T13:34:15+00:00August 18th, 2011|Strengths|0 Comments

Getting Lost in the Story

Note: This piece was first published in December 2006. With the recent LOST finale, I thought you might find relevance in a flash back to the show's early years. I am always blown away by the presenters at EPM Communication's annual Entertainment Marketing Conference, held at the Universal City Hilton in Hollywood*. This year was [...]

By |2010-05-25T16:35:32+00:00May 25th, 2010|Management, Strategy|0 Comments
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