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Washington, DC, United States, 2011/07/22 - CEO Magazine and CommCore CEO Andrew Gilman teamed up to identify 8 leadership styles, the Achilles Heels, and the fix for each one - CommCoreconsulting.com.
Identifying and addressing the weaknesses of CEOs is a crucial aspect of executive leadership, according to a recent article in Chief Executive. Written by reporter Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, the article,“Finding and Fixing Your Achilles Heel,” featured executive leadership style profiles developed by CommCore Consulting Group CEO Andrew Gilman.
Working from the premise that CEOs can maximize their critical leadership and communication skills by becoming aware of how they are perceived by others, Gilman identified eight CEO management styles and their potential risks. From the Iconoclast, to the Celebrity, to the Cult CEO, the article offers tips from Gilman and Strauss Einhorn on how to overcome each type’s potential deficiencies.
Using Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as an example of an Iconoclast -- an entrepreneur who is successful while breaking conventional rules -- Gilman suggests that CEOs who fit the Zuckerberg mold will perform better if they work with a mentor to assist in him in dealing with the public, employees and other stakeholders without losing the passion, creativity, and unbridled idea-generation that is Zuckerberg’s hallmark.
”Too many CEOs are surrounded by supporters who don’t give candid advice. The best CEOs know their strengths and try to shore up their weaknesses,” says Andrew Gilman.
About CommCore Consulting Group
CommCore Consulting Group (commcoreconsulting.com) is a privately held specialty communications firm serving businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations around the world. The company specializes in strategic and tactical communications development and implementation across all industry sectors, organizational crisis planning and response, executive media and presentation training, message development, C Suite leadership and staff internal communications skills development. CommCore is led by its president and CEO, Andrew D. Gilman – a lawyer, award-winning journalist, and co-author of the best-selling book Get To The Point. CommCore is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has offices in New York City and Los Angeles.