Two top qualities of high performing CEOs (from my personal observation).
Passion: The best CEOs are the brilliant sales people and are passionate about their 'work.' So, If you wake up in the morning and think you are going to work today, you are doing it wrong. You need to reinvent yourself.
Don't see work as a job. Find an occupation you love, you will never 'work' again in your life.
Optimism: The very best are incredibly optimistic. They believe that they can accomplish anything. For sure, you can accomplish ANYTHING, especially in business if have a positive outlook. I have dissociated with people who are negative and can see the results for myself. So, a positive attitude is very important.
Now, I'm slightly deviating from the topic.... apologies! Small groups of people are always the absolute winners. They are far more productive. So, it is not the big companies one needs to be worried about for competition; it is always the couple of guys and girls in the garage who change the world!
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