Guest: Lionel Marumahoko, an action-oriented authority on emerging markets, global projects, and people management. Lionel developed his expertise over a 25-year career that included working as a senior executive for Coca-Cola in Africa.
Overview: Delegation and communication are two essential skills that young leaders often struggle to master. Working with a seasoned CEO coach can open a new CEO's eyes to these blind spots sooner so that they can Make BIG Happen faster.
On today's show, Lionel Marumahoko opens up about how coaching helped him grow from a cocky 25-year-old into an effective senior leader at one of the most respected brands in the world.
Guest: Dan Smytka, a coach at CEO Coaching International. Dan has global expertise in growing and leading multibillion-dollar businesses with marque brands such as General Electric, Carrier, and Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Dan has also lead businesses in Asia and Europe where he cultivated a reputation for generating profitable growth, building high-performance collaborative executive teams, and executing strategies to expand your profit margins and deliver sustainable results.
Quick Background: Since the beginning of the 2023 annual planning season, we've been coaching CEOs to plan for a volatile economy. Recession or not, this is no time to get complacent.
On today's show, Dan Smytka discusses specific strategies that will help you keep moving products, delivering services, and expanding your profit margins during challenging times.
On this special episode of the CEO Coaching International Podcast, coach Cynthia Cleveland leads a powerhouse panel of six women who are founders and CEOs. They discuss the unique challenges women face in executive roles, how they're trying to cultivate the next generation of women leaders, and the "super powers" that have helped each of them Make BIG Happen in a diverse group of industries.
Guest: Alan Caslavka, a coach at CEO Coaching International. Alan spent his 35-year career in the global aerospace and defense markets, leading businesses within General Electric Aviation and Rockwell Collins Aerospace.
Quick Background: Running a successful company is never easy. But it's certainly a lot more fun when the going is good. The true test of a CEO's skill comes when adversity strikes. How will you lead your company through an inflationary environment where your key customers can't afford what you're selling? How are you going to handle a round of painful but necessary layoffs? How will you pivot through the next global crisis none of us sees coming so that your company stays on track to Make BIG Happen?
On today's show, Alan Caslavka lays out his roadmap for responding to adversity, including lessons he learned from running an aeronautics firm while COVID had his entire industry grounded.
Guest: Jean-Louis Guillou, a coach at CEO Coaching International. Jean-Louis is a former professional tennis player and performance coach who became a global senior executive with over 20 years of experience scaling operations and future-proofing business models at Fortune 500 and startup companies. Jean-Louis is also an active member of YPO.
Quick Background: In business, as in sports, only extremely gifted high achievers make it to the BIG leagues. But in that rarified air, what separates the merely good from truly great?
On today's show, Jean-Louis Guillou digs into the mental aspects that drive peak performance across all disciplines and explains how CEOs can quiet the noise that could be preventing them from Making BIG Happen.