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The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) can bring a fresh perspective to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) role, but the move is not a natural progression, according to a study.
Life is “… a lot like walking into the ocean, and a big wave comes and knocks you over. And you find yourself lying on the bottom with sand in your nose and in your mouth. And you are lying there, and you have a choice. You can either lie there, or you can stand up and start to keep walking out to sea”. “So the waves keep coming … and you keep cultivating your courage and bravery and sense of humour to relate to this situation of the waves, and you keep getting up and going forward”.
As a boss, you have a lot of power. But you need to be smart about how you use it. Here are seven things you need to avoid:
1. You make employees evaluate themselves
Self-evaluations may sound empowering or inclusive but are almost always a waste of time.