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Tag: CEO professional development

Benjamin Limmer Takes the Helm at HART in Tampa

July 29, 2019 0 Comments

In the informative and fascinating podcast Ben Limmer, new Chief Executive Officer at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART), recorded for this blog last week he describes the professional path he traveled on the way to the top spot …

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CEO Nat Ford on Hitting the Ground Running As a New CEO

October 5, 2017 0 Comments

You’ve got to bring incredible passion to survive and thrive at the 24/7 job of heading a public transportation authority.  If you don’t, there’s a clear and present danger the inevitable pressures will wear you down and dangerously dull your …

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Leadership Lessons From a Highly Successful CEO

August 25, 2017 0 Comments

Not long into my first in-depth conversation with Curtis Stitt, I realized that I was in the company of an uncommonly thoughtful CEO who was a deeply serious, passionate student of board and chief executive leadership. And I knew that …

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IEDC President & CEO Jeff Finkle on Learning From Mistakes

November 30, 2016 0 Comments

The last article posted at this blog, “So Tell Us About Your Failures,” makes the point that all CEOs fail at one time or another, but truly extraordinary CEOs turn failures into very important learning opportunities. Increasingly, in recruiting CEOs, …

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Extraordinary CEOs Michael Anderson and Christopher Fox Talk About Their Own Professional Development

June 10, 2015 2 Comments

Anderson,M.#5531 colour jpegChristopher FoxDon’t trust your approach to learning just because it’s worked for you in the past.  Be willing to get out of the familiar, tried and true learning groove (journals and colleagues you’ve always consulted, for example) to get a handle …

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