Each year the magazine Forbes present a list of the richest men and women in the World and each year without fail, this list is topped by CEOs of the World’s richest companies, the entire list actually features these people throughout.
Today we are going to take a look into what it is that makes a CEO of a company like Kingstown Capital so good at what they do, what skills they possess which not only got them to the role of Chief Executive Officer but also that made them succeed so highly in their role. If you have an ideas about one day nailing a position like this then here are the skills which you are going to need.
At the core of every single CEO in the World is an unshakable work ethic which sees them put in more hours than anyone around them throughout their entire career. There is no such thing as a lazy CEO and even when they are not working, their brain is constantly in overdrive as they seek to improve on what they are doing.
The level of passion and commitment which CEOs display is unrivaled and it is through this dedication that they can not only ensure that they complete their job to a high level but also inspire and motivate those around them. In order to have this level of passion, you must care sincerely about what you do and that is what the very best CEOs do.
The path to becoming a CEO is not easy by any stretch of the imagination and throughout the journey there are moments of great adversity, great pressure and failures and the very best CEOs are able to rise to the top in spite of this. The level of tenacity that is required to hold a position like this is incredible and it is a characteristic that will help in all stages on the path to acquiring a high profile position such as this.
A team is only as good as the sum of all of its parts and this is something that CEOs know better than anyone. The very best CEOs in the World do not just have the ability to lead but also the ability to understand each different part of the team dynamic, be able to work within each part of it and be able to put together a team which has all of the skills that are required to work together and achieve something great.
There is a common misconception that CEOs are draconian dictators but this simply isn’t the case and the large majority of CEOs are very well respected. There are of course times when this position calls for toughness but generally speaking anyone who wishes to achieve this position is someone who is likable, firm and fair.