President and CEO Advice
Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
President and CEO in Seattle:
"Nothing is easy."
Nothing is easy everything can be difficult it does not have to be you can do whatever you want no matter what other people say and or critize you for don't listen to the people who don't help who they will only slow you down but EVERYTHING is achievable.
President and CEO in Dallas:
"Setting strategic goals help create your path to success."
Everyday formulate an action item list and prioritize this list in order to achieve your optimum goal. Understand that your optimum goal is to ultimately produce revenues. Have a deep understanding of your staffs skill sets and train them to hire accordingly. Your most powerful tool is your team building skills your goal is to instill a mind set that "this is my company and I really care". You are only as successful as your worst employee.
President and CEO in Elizabethtown:
"Job title matters."
Never lose sight of the mission.
President and CEO in El Segundo:
Watch your money because nobody else will and it will disappear. Don't be afraid to hold every employee accountable for expected results.
President and CEO in Los Angeles:
"AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS."
MY ADVICE IS TO BE HONEST AND.
President and CEO in San Diego:
"UNDERSTANDING NON-PROFIT ADMINISTRATION."
PREPARE YOUR DOCUMENTS IN A TIMELY MANNER. CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK ALL YOUR PAPERWORK, AND BE PRUDENT AND FRUGAL WITH THE PUBLIC'S MONEY.
President and CEO in San Francisco:
"Listen more than you talk."
Managing people will always be your most difficult and stressful duty and responsibility. Always have integrity in everything you do and do what you say you are going to do. Listen twice as much as you talk. Stress accountability.... But be kind and compassionate. Instill a sense of urgency throughout your organization. Be a motivator ... And complimentor.