First-Time CEOs - The Advice No-One Ever Gives You
Moving into the corner office is something to which many aspire but, in reality, there is little anyone can do to prepare to be a CEO. It is not something that can be taught in school. Even a mentor can only give you certain insight into the role.
To lend a hand to those about to take the top job, Criticaleye asked a number of the current and former CEOs in the Community to impart the advice that they wish they had received when they first took on the role.
This article features commentary from:
Alan Parker, Former CEO, Whitbread plc Brendan Hynes, CEO, Nichols plc Darryl Eales, CEO, Lloyds Development Capital David Wild, CEO, Halfords plc Deanna Oppenheimer, CEO, Barclays Retail UK Helen Alexander, President, CBI Jon Slatkin, Former CEO, Titan Outdoor Martin Balaam, MD - BT Engage IT, BT Group plc Paul Barron, Former CEO, NATS Paul Drechsler, Chairman & Chief Executive, Wates Group Ltd Peter Horrocks, Director, BBC Global News and World Service Richard Laing, CEO, CDC Group plc Rob Woodward, CEO, stv Group plc Sir Brian Bender, Associate, Criticaleye Steve Easterbrook, Former CEO, McDonalds UK Tim Matthews, CEO, Remploy Community articles are produced directly by and for the Criticaleye Community.