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Last Word – Have You Become A Corporate PITA?

By Andrew B Morris

Andrew B Morris

Andrew B Morris

CEOs have enormous power and authority and this success can go to your head and make you dangerously detached from those around you – who won’t point this out. These are some of the warning signs.

  1. At networking events do you (obviously) search for a more important person in the room?
  2. Are you late for meetings – without apology?
  3. Do you fail to read briefing papers?
  4. Do you hurry to finish conversations?
    And then fail to deliver on your promises?
  5. Do you love the sound of your own voice?
  6. Do you obsess about your image and profile? And harass your PR to do better?
  7. Do you pretend you’re listening and zone out?
  8. Have you recently employed a driver
    (When did you last use public transport?)
  9. Are you impossible to reach? Are you slow to reply to messages?
  10. Do you treat your partner’s wishes like a business deal?


Have you become a Pain in the A***?


Andrew has been a leading figure in the media and events industry for over 20 years. He launched the innovative Business Design Centre in Islington and was CEO of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham where he transformed the culture from ‘council’ to ‘commercial’ through a transformative leadership development programme. Today, his primary focus is as Chief Executive of the Academy for Chief Executives, which he acquired in January 2011. Find out more about Andrew’s London-based Chief Executive Forum >>


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