Persuasion Pointers

The founder of the Private Equity firm I used to work for hugely favoured backing CEOs who had, at some point in their career, worked in sales.  Why?  Because he recognised being able to persuade people of an idea being a winning one is critical to entrepreneurial success.   Entrepreneurs who are comfortable with selling… Continue reading Persuasion Pointers

Stress & the CEO: What role for the NED?

There's no doubt its a tough job being a CEO, but it goes stratospheric when you have to manage a game-changing situation that has the potential to destroy or seriously damage the size and shape of your organisation.  Take the challenge of access to capital for instance, as it is one of the top concerns… Continue reading Stress & the CEO: What role for the NED?