What is the best way to run a company when you’re a CEO but your overall intelligence is not that superior than your employees?

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My answer to What is the best way to run a company when you’re a CEO but your overall intelligence is not that supe…

Answer by Ken Larson:

  1. Know how much leadership to offer and how much to let the individual grow on his or her own. Strike the right balance between specific and generic guidance so the unique individual traits of the workers come through in the business model and solutions to problems, system design and success of the firm are derived from the people running the enterprise and not from the leader.
  2. Manage constructively by fostering an environment respectful of all points of view but drive to fulfilling progressive objectives as a first priority and blend differences of opinion decisively.

What is the best way to run a company when you’re a CEO but your overall intelligence is not that superior than your employees?

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2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Volunteer MicroMentor. I specialize in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses beginning work for the Federal Government. MicroMentor is a non-profit organization offering free assistance to small business in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. You can set up a case with me at MicroMentor by going to: http://www.micromentor.org/ key words: "Federal Government Contracting"

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