Monthly Archives: April 2020

Episode 29: When to Listen to the Experts



Most people are an expert in something. But when you’re a CEO, you can’t be the expert in everything—you must instead call on the experts in your organization to advise you. This week, Joel discusses how to evaluate experts and know what opinions should influence your decisions, especially the high-pressure ones you may be facing right now.

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Episode 28: Management vs. Leadership in High-Pressure Situations



Management and leadership are two tools at the CEO’s disposal—both essential, neither “better” than the other. The best CEOs know the difference and use both tools at the appropriate times. As we forge through the pandemic and its economic fallout, when should the CEO lead and when should the CEO manage? Joel offers his take in this week’s episode.

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Episode 27: Decision Making Under Pressure



Making decisions at the CEO level comes with a lot of pressure at any time, but especially so during a global crisis like the one we are currently living through. This week, we discuss how CEOs can handle uncertainty and emotion and make strong decisions under pressure—even if those decisions are difficult.

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Episode 26: Staying Sane In Times of Crisis



As the CEO, you’re always under a lot of pressure, but it’s especially intense when you’re going through a crucible. How can you make sure you’re taking care of yourself and your family when the business seems to be demanding your full attention every minute?

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