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We All Have A Boss

18 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — We all have  a boss, someone we have to answer to in our professional lives — a senior executive, board of directors, financial investors, customers etc. Even if you are independently wealthy beyond your wildest dreams you, too, have to answer to someone, your spouse, the IRS, someone. Then there is […] Read more»

Getting the Sack: Why Small Community CEOs Fail To Survive In A Perfect Scenario

18 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
A CEO is hired into a perfect situation but fails to survive two years.  How could this happen? It begins with recruiters who take a plug-and-play approach to candidate selection.  And it usually ends with candidates who allow their egos to ignore some important signposts regarding a community’s culture.   In secondary markets, you not […] Read more»

Leaders Who Do Not Respect Authority

17 August, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
There are leaders who do not respect authority. Leadership is composed of several dynamics including authority, control, influence and inspiration.  While the concept of control may be debatable in terms of how much, if any, an executive may actually possess, or his or her ability to produce sustainable benefits by exerting control, it is certain […] Read more»