A CEO self-assessment

by: Dan Berger

Most leaders of an organization have investors or boards of directors to hold them accountable on various financial obligations, expectations and goals. But what about other areas of our performance?

“I’m perfect, Dan. I don’t know why I need to assess my performance.” If that’s what you’re thinking, stop flattering yourself. We could all use a little self-evaluation – me included.

According to Forbes: “Leaders need to be willing to break themselves apart – their natural tendencies, behaviors and how they approach people – that over time may lose their impact. Leaders must objectively assess and reexamine how to better commit themselves to their role and responsibilities – that everyone is paying attention to – more often than they are themselves.”

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