If change is required for industry staying power, am I right now inventing my company’s future?
If courage is an essential leadership quality, do excuses postpone important action?
If speed is today’s competitive advantage, does it still take 9 months to do what others do in 3?
If “excellence” defines our organization’s mission, do I accept mediocrity from myself or my direct reports?
If I encourage candor and open feedback, do I personally sidestep difficult conversations?
If I promote a culture of accountability, do my own actions align with my words?
If growth is flat or in decline, can I really say we are a customer-centered organization?
If I look closely at my key executives, do I find each to be the very best…or just the best I can get for now?
If struggling employees had a winning record with other companies, did they become underperformers after joining ours?
If decisions must support the greater good of the business, is self-interest lurking in the shadows?
Do my daily actions reflect what’s written on the pages of my CEO playbook?