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Tag: professional growth

So Tell Us About Your Failures

November 4, 2016 0 Comments

Years ago I was working as a coach to a CEO search committee that was developing the questionnaire they’d be using in interviewing candidates for the job.  One suggestion that stimulated a fair amount of discussion and proved very valuable …

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When Procrastination Can Be a Virtue

January 20, 2016 0 Comments

I’m one of those old dogs who every so often needs to learn a new trick – actually, in today’s rapidly changing world, ever more frequently. For example, I love writing for extraordinaryceo.com and recruiting extraordinary CEOs to contribute their …

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Preparing to Take the Helm at the Virginia Society of Association Executives

October 30, 2015 0 Comments

Nonprofit and public executives who are CEO-aspirants are a key target audience for our Extraordinary CEO Blog. Our aim is not only to help them reach the top, but to survive and thrive as CEOs over the long run.  So …

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Sensible Failure

September 18, 2015 2 Comments

I wish I’d had a copy of a new book I’m going to tell you about when, years ago, I was engaged in an agonizing personal struggle. Then a community college vice president, I’d become keenly aware that I did …

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