Fast Company: “The CEO’s Key to High-Performing Teams: Get Out of the Middle”

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A CEO is only as good as the team they build, and a high-performing team makes the CEO look like an all-star. That’s especially true during times of volatility and economic disruption, which require a unique approach. Too often, CEOs, especially founders, put themselves in the middle of all decisions, which can hamstring a management team when speed and agility are critical.

In this Fast Company article, Summit Leadership Partners founder and CEO Dan Hawkins examines some of the unique challenges that CEOs currently face with their executive teams. While many people would assume that knowledge and experience are the most important ingredients for leadership team talent, it’s even more important to ensure alignment and clarity on strategic priorities.

Read on in Fast Company to learn how CEOs can foster peer accountability among their CXOs and develop functional heads into enterprise leaders.