What makes a good CEO?

There are so many important qualities to have as a leader, but here are 5 crucial traits that make a good CEO:

Inspiring your staff 

Your employees are the backbone of your business and being able to motivate and inspire them to be the best they can be will make your business grow and succeed.

Hiring well 

A good CEO will understand the needs of the business in detail and be able to attract, select and retain the best talent.

Understanding the market

Knowing your market inside and out is absolutely essential if your business is to succeed and shine.


A successful CEO can predict trends and forecast well. It is important to be able to steer your business in the right direction and a good CEO has clear insight into where the business should go.

Performance oriented

Being able to give employees clear goals and objective is essential. A good CEO will be performance and goal oriented but be able to understand that different employees have differing methods on how they may achieve these goals.