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Tag: CEO professional development

Six Hats that Extraordinary Transit CEOs Wear

January 25, 2017 0 Comments

Doug Eadie

As part of my transit and nonprofit CEO coaching work over the past several years, I’ve developed six “hats” that – in my experience – really extraordinary chief executives wear.  These roles have proved to be a very useful framework for taking chief executive leadership to the next level.  I’ll be really interested in hearing from readers about their views on the work that extraordinary leaders do.  Here are the six “hats:”

  • Chief Board Governing Partner:  taking the lead in helping the board build its governing capacity and building and maintaining a close, positive, and productive board-CEO
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Two Extraordinary CEOs Still Traveling the Continuous Leadership Improvement Road

March 23, 2016 0 Comments

Over the quarter-century I’ve been working with public and nonprofit chief executive officers, I’ve noticed that the ones who are really extraordinary leaders – whose leadership makes a tremendous positive difference over the long run – never rest on their laurels.  Traveling the executive self-improvement road helped them reach the top of their profession, but once they’ve taken the helm, … Read the rest

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What’s In Your CEO Professional Growth Portfolio?

August 13, 2015 0 Comments

The great majority of the public transportation CEOs I’ve worked with over the years have been conscientious self-improvers – devouring articles and books on leadership and executive management, seeking out educational opportunities at APTA conferences, and learning from colleagues’ experiences.  And the professional growth aficionados I’ve come across in my work who are really board-savvy have made sure that their professional growth targets and strategies are factored into board evaluation of their performance.  For example, in a recent meeting I was sitting in on, the governance committee of a public transit board reached agreement with the GM on a list … Read the rest

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