Five Signs You Could Be Leading Like a Jerk

When organizations choose individuals to be CEOs, they tend to choose individuals who are more confident, fearless, competitive, and high-achieving than the average person. Those characteristics, absent emotional intelligence, may seem leader-like, but produce leaders who might actually be unlikable.

We Agree. Hiring is Hard Work.

When hiring, the key to success is finding the place where the individual’s talents, experiences, and aspirations intersect with the organization’s needs. When the overlap of these criteria is good, candidates are more likely to become team members who want to stay, learn, and grow.

Who Makes the Best CEO?

What makes a great CEO? Determining who will make the best leader among your final candidates requires answering complex questions about what your organization truly needs right now, and avoiding the temptation to let personal biases influence the decision.