Global CXO Career Planning

Are you a Leader aspiring to be a CXO? Then this article is for you. Congratulations on reaching where you are in your journey. You are now poised to take that leap into the executive level, but as you may know, a corporate career is like a pyramid, and it keeps getting narrower as you move up.

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Everyone at your level has an education, works hard and is aspiring to get to the next level. So, what is going to separate you from the rest?

You need a partner to guide you in your ascent to reach the pinnacle of your career. Someone who has climbed the corporate ladder and been a CXO himself. Someone who can help you with your blind spots and get you there quicker, so you avoid making mistakes. As a former CXO, professionally certified (ICF-PCC) and John Mattone (coach to Steve Jobs) certified executive coach, I have helped thousands across the world and can help you too.

If you are a leader who wants to earn more and become a CXO faster, then click here to learn about my Global CXO 90-day challenge.

If you are a CXO and would like to explore ways to excel and feel that I can help, kindly book an appointment for a free discovery call.

Happy New Year, Future Global CXOs!

As we step into the new year, it’s time to turn aspirations into action. For many of you, the dream of becoming a CXO is within reach, and this year could be pivotal. In this issue, we focus on Kickstarting Your Global CXO Journey in the New Year – laying out a plan to accelerate your path to executive leadership.

1. Define Clear, Actionable Goals:

  • Set Specific Targets: Begin by setting clear and specific career goals for the year. Whether it’s gaining expertise in a particular area, taking on more leadership roles, or expanding your network, clarity is key.
  • SMART Goals: Ensure your goals are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound.

2. Develop a Robust Skillset:

  • Identify Key Skills: Determine the skills crucial for a CXO role in your industry – be it strategic thinking, financial acumen, or digital literacy.
  • Plan for Skill Development: Map out a plan for acquiring these skills. This might include formal education, online courses, workshops, or self-study.

3. Strengthen Leadership Qualities:

  • Take on Leadership Roles: Look for opportunities within your current role or outside to take on more leadership responsibilities.
  • Learn from Leaders: Observe and learn from successful leaders. Consider what makes them effective and how you can incorporate those qualities into your style.

4. Expand Your Network:

  • Build Meaningful Connections: Networking is more than just collecting contacts. Focus on building meaningful relationships within and beyond your industry.
  • Leverage LinkedIn: Utilize platforms like LinkedIn to connect with industry leaders, join relevant groups, and participate in discussions.

5. Seek a Mentor or Coach:

  • Guidance and Insight: A mentor or coach can provide invaluable guidance, insights, and support in your journey.
  • Find the Right Fit: Look for someone who aligns with your career aspirations and can challenge and guide you effectively.

6. Showcase Your Brand:

  • Develop Your Personal Brand: Your personal brand should reflect your unique strengths and leadership potential.
  • Visibility: Increase your visibility by sharing your thoughts, insights, and experiences related to your industry and leadership.

7. Embrace Continuous Learning:

  • Stay Informed: Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in your field.
  • Learning Mindset: Cultivate a mindset of continuous learning and improvement.

8. Focus on Results:

  • Deliver Impact: Focus on delivering impactful results in your current role. This will build your credibility and showcase your potential for higher responsibilities.

You have 2 choices. If you are someone who would like to move up in your career and are getting overlooked for promotions, you can try and learn on your own whilst wasting a lot of time. Or it’s time to get yourself a strategic Global CXO coach. Someone who has been a CXO in real life and is certified globally (ICF-PCC).

If you are a leader who wants to earn more and become a CXO faster, then click here to know about my Global CXO 90-day challenge.

If you are a CXO and would like to explore areas where we can work together one on one, kindly book an appointment for a free discovery call

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