The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is one of the most coveted titles, and least understood jobs in a company. Everyone believes that CEOs can do whatever they want, are all powerful, and are for the most part non-approachable. Nothing could be further from the truth. The job description of a CEO means meeting the needs of employees, customers, and shareholders. The CEO will either be internal or some companies prefer to hire an outsourced CEO.
As for outsourced CEOs, we can provide the leadership required during unexpected events or special projects, such as a technology implementation, an acquisition, joint venture or an unforeseen transition by a top executive. For new companies, we can get you up and running in the right direction to exceed strategic plans, goals and prevent those early new company pitfalls.
When companies are in the middle of competitive warfare, we know it is absolutely critical to know you have the right leadership in place. Stakeholders all over the world are kept up at night worrying over leadership capabilities and whether they are strong enough to lead the company where it needs to go.
We have heard many times from owners or stakeholders how difficult a decision it is to Outsourcing the CEO position. In discussing the nuances of outsourcing versus direct hire, our clients have found that our services offer both speeds to the on-boarding process, true objectivity and one of the best decisions they have made.
We can quickly help you understand:
- Where you currently are
- Achieving the steps on where you want to be
- Identifying the way, when and what elements are need to getting there
- Build a solid team necessary to carry out the change
- Develop and manage the plan to accomplish the change
- Report on all progress
To be a solid CEO, you must understand the following:
- Business growth
- Business turnaround
- Business strategy
- Goal setting
- Team building
- Strong communication skills
- Coaching employees
- Thinking out of the box
- Being approachable
Revenue Consultant’s CEO placement/CEO Outsourcing is an excellent way to focus on core strengths and control cost when expertise is needed to bridge leadership gaps or steer a new course. With over 20 years of proven leadership success, we can provide professional and experienced business advice across all areas of your business.
If you should have any questions in regards to hiring a CEO or what characteristics make a being a great CEO, please contact us for more information. If there’s a subject matter that you would like us to discuss in future blog posts, please let us know!