Don goes in-depth with his story of being a CEO. He shares what he likes most about his job and what he finds most challenging about running a business. He also talks about the important decisions he's made in his life to put himself where he is today.
Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and public or private-sector organizations.
Top executives must have related work experience. Top executives in some companies are promoted from within their organization. However, other companies may prefer to hire from outside the organization.
Chief executives typically need extensive managerial experience. Executives also are expected to have experience in the organization’s area of specialty. Most general and operations managers hired from outside an organization need lower level supervisory or management experience in a related field.