CEO Shortage

Muse Staff2017 - June, Publisher's Note


Publisher’s Letter

By Erin Strang | President + CEO, CMURC
Lack of talent, or people without the “right skills” to help an organization leap the smallest of barriers, is something that is commonly discussed in business circles today.

So, what’s led to this phenomenon? Why are people so “untalented” today? Have we become a society of dummies? And if so, how do we change?

We need to grow the CEOs, the leaders, and the problem-solvers in business.

These are people who think critically to move a business forward or to keep it ahead of the curve. All businesses— whether currently in development or those having been established long ago—need a leader who is willing to dig in and work alongside the team. Why? Because the business of business is hard work.

A successful business requires someone with common sense, who can think around a problem and has the willingness to pitch in, to lead it. I have been a CEO for more than eight years, but I still get my hands dirty, plunge toilets, and brew coffee.

Making a difference, following your passion, and building a business requires critical-thinking skills, ingenuity, and good old-fashioned hard work.

Here in MUSE you’ll get the uncensored truth about being an entrepreneur. It’s the information you need to know—but might not know to ask.

Use this information as a guide to do something to inspire us all.

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