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The idea for this blog came from something that came across my desk and seemed worthy of sharing. I spend a lot of time training entrepreneurs to transition to leaders – to move from founder to CEO. That is a tough change to make. There are parts of being the creator of a company that becomes part of us. So growing from that role, to a role viewed as more stale and less fun is a challenge. Founders are amazing. They make the world go round. They build value and create jobs . They are the people who see, and then create, the future. As you would expect, personal traits and business leadership traits are intertwined. The most common traits that I see in the best entrepreneurs are: ...
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The most powerful presentations I have delivered the past quarter have focused on the transition from entrepreneur to CEO. Most people who create a company have the entrepreneurial bug. They have a dream and spend their life making that dream a reality. That doesn’t really equip them to lead their company as it grows though. So this transition is a rather difficult one – yet a very important one to accomplish and do well. There are some common areas that we all have to work through to make the transition. Sustainability happens when we are able to change how we lead. When we move from one who creates a company, to one who leads it. The transition to CEO from entrepreneur is not a sim... Continue reading