What It Means to Speak like a CEO (the Ones You Really Admire)


“Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.”

—JAMES HUMES, American Lawyer, Speaker, and Author

The CEO’s Role

The chief executive officer is the highest authority in the day-to-day management of a corporation. This person usually has the ultimate executive power within an organization or company. The CEO usually reports to, and is a member of, the company’s board of directors. The CEO may also be the chairperson of the board in small companies, although the two roles are separated in larger organizations. Either way, it’s a big job.

A CEO is responsible to every employee, every member of the board, and every customer or client, ...

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