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Episode 6: Making Cuts to the Workforce



Talk about a hard topic. This week we discuss what to do when you need to let employees go, whether it’s a small workforce reduction or a large-scale layoff. The organization’s values come through when making these toughest of decisions, and the CEO must own the process and decisions.

Episode 4: Budgeting: Is Discipline or Flexibility Better?



Sticking to the budget is always a good thing—right? Joel explores when budget discipline is good, and when you might need to go over overbudget to pursue opportunities for long-term growth. Like so many aspects of the CEO role, it’s a fine balance.


Episode 3: The Definition of Leadership



In this episode, we dig into the age-old question: “What, exactly, is leadership?” Joel tackles the definition of leadership and shares the three factors that give a CEO influence over the entire organization.


Episode 2: Finding and keeping talent



We all know the cliché “People are our most important asset.” But how can CEOs follow through on this truth? How do you find superstar employees, attract them to the company, and retain them? We talk about some unique tactics for CEOs to create companies where talent can thrive.

 

 


Episode 1 : Taking a company public



In this episode we talk about what is it like to transition from a private-company CEO to public-company CEO? Join us in exploring three of the biggest shifts. We also talk about the recent push to expand public companies’ responsibility to groups beyond shareholders.