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The First 100 Days as a New CEO

Carolyn Jenkins

Posted by Carolyn Jenkins
June 26, 2018

Every time we elect a new president in the United States, we watch his first hundred days in office closely. This has been the case ever since Franklin Delano Roosevelt's inauguration in 1933, amid the devastation of the Great Depression. FDR initiated a flurry of activity, enacting fifteen major laws to push the country out of its economic plight. He set a rather high bar, and we've judged subsequent presidents by it.

But it's not only presidents whose who face this "first hundred days" proving ground. When you become CEO—especially if you've never held the role before—you're going to be under quite a bit of scrutiny. In the opening stretch, employees, customers, and shareholders will form a sense of how you operate as a leader—and whether they will trust you and follow you.

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Khorus Best Practices: Setting Company Goals

Elizabeth Thompson

Posted by Elizabeth Thompson
June 14, 2018

Creating corporate-level goals for your organization can be a challenging project.

The CEO typically has a target in mind, usually a financial goal. But the point of creating company goals in Khorus is to move beyond that rudimentary form of goal setting. The system helps you create a cohesive set of strategic objectives that:

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CEO Doesn't Stand for "Chief Everything Officer"

Carolyn Jenkins

Posted by Carolyn Jenkins
June 1, 2018

This week on, Richard Levick writes about one of the fundamental challenges every CEO faces: not attempting "do everything" in the organization.

Drawing from Peter Drucker, he posits that the best CEOs know they can never be the "Chief Everything Officer." Instead, they focus on marshaling internal resources to meet external challenges.

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