An organisation, a family, a nation is only as good as the quality of its leadership. In an organisation, no one has a greater level of influence than the CEO. If leadership is influence as John Maxwell eagerly proposes, it is good for business leaders to consider the kind of influence they have on their organisation. The influence of a CEO can never be overrated. Everything rises and falls on his leadership. For this reason, we need to shift our attention momentarily from staff development and competencies. We need to get the CEO to pay attention to personal growth.
CEOs are saddled with huge responsibilities – running the business, managing people, deploying strategy, casting vision and all the essentials that come with the role. Indeed, uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. The demands of business, however cannot discount the need for the CEO to find time for personal growth – self renewal, reinvention, you can call it.
In the words of Stephen Covey, the CEO must find time to sharpen his saw. Taking a cue from Covey’s bestselling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The CEO must sharpen himself in four critical areas – Spiritual, Mental, Social/Emotional and Physical….Click here to read the complete article at W-HBS blog… http://w-hbs.com/the-ceos-personal-growth-can-limit-the-organisation-and-consultants-cant-fix-it/