“They say it’s lonely at the top. When you’re at the top of your company’s organizational structure, it helps to have a kind of support system that will enable you to interact with other top management individuals, share knowledge and best practices, find solutions to management problems, and meet individuals on the same occupational level.”
— Tom Chapman, CEO
It is not be easy in this new era characterized by no tolerance for ignorance and no excuse for inaction. Isolation and lack of authentic feedback impacts every CEO’s effectiveness. This elite group has unique opportunities as well as challenges. CEO Connect, directed by a CEO, is an invitation only forum for chief executives to talk with and learn from their peers.
As executives rise, there are fewer people who feel comfortable telling them the truth. This creates isolation – a virtual bubble – where the critical information most needed becomes the most difficult to obtain..