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How to reply like CEO <ul><li>CEOs in general have the innate ability to respond in such cryptic language that it leaves y...
Situation  - Somebody, say an investor, points out to the CEO that he is trying to do too many things at the same time <ul...
Situation  - Somebody, again an investor, points out some very obvious features which are currently missing and should hav...
Situation  - You are in a meeting with your CEO and are audacious enough to point out something which is not working fine ...
Situation  - You have been doing your job well and are meeting your boss for your performance appraisal  <ul><li>CEO Answe...
Contact Details <ul><li>I will keep on updating this list as and when I get bombarded with more CEO replies, you may pleas...
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  1. 1. http://www.bharathowto.com/ How to reply like CEO Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  2. 2. How to reply like CEO <ul><li>CEOs in general have the innate ability to respond in such cryptic language that it leaves you wondering what the hell does it mean. Here is a quick list of typical CEO replies and also an explanation of what it actually means </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  3. 3. Situation - Somebody, say an investor, points out to the CEO that he is trying to do too many things at the same time <ul><li>CEO Answer </li></ul><ul><li>We want to be a one stop solution in our domain </li></ul><ul><li>What does it really mean </li></ul><ul><li>Senior management has no idea what will eventually work so they want to try out a lot of different thing. </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  4. 4. Situation - Somebody, again an investor, points out some very obvious features which are currently missing and should have been in the product. <ul><li>CEO Answer </li></ul><ul><li>We are a alpha/beta version currently </li></ul><ul><li>What does it really mean </li></ul><ul><li>I goofed up, Big Deal! Am not admitting it.. </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  5. 5. Situation - You are in a meeting with your CEO and are audacious enough to point out something which is not working fine and needs to be improved <ul><li>CEO Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Why don’t you own this? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it really mean </li></ul><ul><li>Besides additional responsibility for you, it means that if ‘this’ gets screwed up you will be on the firing line.. </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  6. 6. Situation - You have been doing your job well and are meeting your boss for your performance appraisal <ul><li>CEO Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Take a strategic initiative. (Actually this one can be used by CEO in almost any situation / conversation) </li></ul><ul><li>What does it really mean </li></ul><ul><li>People are still trying to figure this one out… </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/
  7. 7. Contact Details <ul><li>I will keep on updating this list as and when I get bombarded with more CEO replies, you may please visit my blog and find more interesting articles </li></ul>Jan 3, 2010 http://www.bharathowto.com/ Thanks for your time…. Add comments on : How to reply like CEO
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