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LGC Future Leaders Network Career Progression . So you want to be a Chief Executive?. What does a good Chief Executive look like? What do Elected Members look for? What can you do now?. The Anatomy of a Chief Executive. A non job. Chief Executive or Leader or both?. Visionary. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Career Progression

So you want to be a Chief Executive?What does a good Chief Executive look like?What do Elected Members look for?What can you do now?The Anatomy of a Chief Executive

A non jobChief Executive or Leader or both?

VisionaryCommunication and personal impact

Credible leadership with Board/Members

Business Acumen / Commercial SkillsCitizen, customer and community focused

What do Elected Members look for?Transformational changeBreadth of visionBreadth of experienceA trusted advisorInspirationHumanity

Shifting focus to meet current demandsIdeologicalStrategising ConsultativeCommunicatorLinearPracticalAction nowCollaborativeMotivatorLateral approachBe ready to impress when it counts

First ImpressionsThe two worst kind of contact you can ever make... Sending in a CV Dear Sir/Madam....I want a job. Call after seeing an advert and say can you tell me something about the role? Critical to do your homework firstRead the micro-site and reference their websiteGoogle themTalk with folk you know Then work out what you have to offer against the person specification You only have one chance of making a first impression so make an impact and reflect all of this thinking in your call

Self Reflection and a Sensible PlanFeedback is a gift! Ask the difficult questions from Friends, Family, Network, The Boss, Colleagues,Staff etcAppraisals, 360, assessment tools, interview feedback, review meetings, project reviews Create a Personal Development PlanHonest reflection about what you really enjoy and what you want to be doingWhat are your strengths and weaknessesHow you are going to add to your skills and experience baseBe systematic and get busy

Elements of your PlanEnrich your experience not more of the samePut yourself forward for Corporate ProjectsNetwork Not a dirty word or small talk at drinks receptionGet yourself known recruitment agenciesMove around

Youd be surprised !Think yourself into the rolePrepare Yeah right.....Make intelligent connectionsBe confident and clear about what you can bringPredict the lines of enquiryBring solutions not problemsShow how you make things happen and make a difference