CPA Congress Presentation (Original version)


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CPA Congress Presentation (Original version)

  1. 1. Hallmarks of Great CEOs -Transformation & Positive Change<br />CPA Congress – Oct 2009<br />Tony Faure<br />
  2. 2. Change<br />
  3. 3. My story: a tale of two industries<br />
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  7. 7. Change is at the heart of every CEO’s role in 2009how to respond to ithow to initiate and manage it<br />
  8. 8. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we&apos;ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”<br />
  9. 9. What today’s CEO needs to be<br />Ten Things a CEO has to be today in order to drive the change and transformation in their organisation<br />
  10. 10. 1. Definer<br />
  11. 11. “Investing is work. It is not gambling, or wishing and hoping, or trying to get the inside dope: it is work; a second job. Nevertheless with the right kind of support, you can do it and you can beat the pros.Eureka Report is the beginning of an attempt to provide that support and to redress the balance - to give ordinary people the tools and the knowledge to become independent and reclaim the control - and the money! – that is rightfully theirs.”<br />Alan Kohler<br />CEO, AIBM<br />
  12. 12. 2. Cheerleader<br />
  13. 13. “We’re going where no one has gone before. There’s no model to follow, nothing to copy. That is what makes this so exciting.”<br />Richard Branson<br />Chairman, <br />Virgin Group<br />
  14. 14. 3. Communicator <br />
  15. 15. &quot;I do relish the tough times. I see it as an opportunity and look on the upside, put the armour on and jump in the trenches. This is an opportunity to improve, but you have to be brave.&quot;<br />John Symond<br />Chairman<br />Aussie Home Loans<br />
  16. 16. 4. Listener<br />
  17. 17. ”These days I find I spend much more time listening than I do talking. You can’t keep across everything by talking” <br />Joe Pollard<br />CEO, ninemsn<br />
  18. 18. 5. Learner<br />
  19. 19. “It doesn’t bother us if something doesn’t work. Because we understand that something else will work.” <br />Eric Schmidt<br />CEO, Google<br />
  20. 20. 6. Recruiter<br />
  21. 21. &quot;Take our 20 best people away, and I can tell you that Microsoft would become an unimportant company.&quot;<br />Bill Gates<br />Microsoft<br />
  22. 22. 7. Decision Maker<br />
  23. 23. “You can&apos;t build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.”<br />
  24. 24. 8. Team Player<br />
  25. 25. “I talk to people every day who know more about parts of our business than I ever will, so its about getting those people to contribute everything they possibly can to the business.”<br />Steve Vamos<br />Former CEO<br />Microsoft Australia<br />
  26. 26. 9.Innovator<br />
  27. 27. “Any entrepreneur who has put technological innovation on the backburner through this recession, watch out. There are young switched on people like this all over the country ready to eat away at your patch. And chances are you won&apos;t even see them coming until it&apos;s too late.”<br />Amanda Gome<br />CEO, Smart Company<br />
  28. 28. 10.Balancer<br />
  29. 29. “We have always been very focused on making SEEK an inspiring and energising place to work – it’s integral to our culture and our success.”<br />Paul & Andrew Bassat<br />Joint CEOs, <br />Seek<br />
  30. 30. Definer + Cheerleader + Communicator + Listener + Learner + Recruiter + Team Player + Decision Maker + Innovator + Balancer= Leader= CEO<br />
  31. 31. CEO = Himself or Herself<br />
  32. 32. Thanks<br /><br />