VT KnowledgeWorks has partnered with Leader Exchange Council (LXC) to enrich program content, widen the member base to include companies of all sizes and in all industries, and expand the program throughout the Commonwealth.
Two out of five CEOs fail within their first 18 months…
…if they don’t have adequate counsel and trusted advisors, according to the Harvard Business Review.
Why? Because without an unbiased, council of their peers, CEOs often fail to determine
“I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs them their jobs.” - Samuel Goldwyn, Founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Whether Goldwyn’s “even if it costs them their jobs” quip was tongue-in-cheek or not, there is an element of truth to it: leaders rarely get unbiased feedback from their employees, vendors, and friends. Why? Because everyone is afraid the leader will shoot the messenger. LXCouncil eliminates the risk of yes-men having too much influence over a leader’s perspective.
Why do CEOs participate in peer advisory boards?
To explore membership in a peer mentorship group or to inquire about pricing, contact LXCouncil at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tina Corner at 703-967-1047.