Successfully Convince A CEO In 3 Steps

Here is your chance. You don’t want to blow it.

You have a meeting scheduled with a CEO. Your goal is to convince them...

• To spend $1 million on your product or service or to make a large donation to your cause
• To hire you, promote you or give you your dream job
• To invest in your idea

Ineffective Ways To Convince A CEO

Many people “show up and throw up” and push a lot of information at the CEO — either verbally or by PowerPoint.

Make An Impact

Why did you decide to start your own company? When I ask business owners and entrepreneurs this question, they most often answer, “I wanted to make a positive impact in the world.”

The same is true for me. Yes, sure, I wanted to be my own boss, do work that brings me joy, create my own systems, have financial freedom … but the endgame was that I wanted to make things better through my business.

The Rest Is My Job

How would you like to be in the position to create the largest army that the world has ever seen (over 13 million soldiers) and do it mainly with people who have NEVER commanded troops in their life?

That was exactly the position General George C. Marshall found himself in during World War II. Not only did he have to assemble this incredible army, but he also had to do it in the shortest amount of time possible.

Building Confidence As A Business Leader

How can you build your confidence as a CEO, investor or entrepreneur?

My colleagues and I at ghSMART see many talented people work hard to build their confidence.

New CEOs have imposter syndrome. Private equity investors who just raised another $1 billion in funds read newspaper headlines about the coming recession and quietly gulp.

The Many Faces Of Corporate Leaders

Employees’ happiness at work is more important in the workforce than ever before, and that feeling of fulfillment and engagement often comes from the top. If you are aware of what type of leader you are and how your leadership affects employees and clients, you can mitigate your weaknesses and discover your strengths to ultimately lead more effectively.

Anticipating Customer Needs

What is the best way to create a loyal customer base and, therefore, a more profitable business?

Anticipate Customer Needs.

Anticipating needs is the best way to let your customers know that their success is your priority. When you deliver something customers need without asking, you create a sense of ease and let them know you have their best interests in mind – a proverbial “I have your back.