Alan Mulally, the President and CEO of Ford Motor Company discusses stressful corporate scenarios and gives advice on the best ways to prevent them. The CEO's secret to success means having a clear plan for where your business is and where it is going.
He stresses this factor as being extremely important, especially within the uncertainty of our society's current, unstable economic times.
Planning for the future allows one to effectively deal with the present reality and to put focus on creating a successful future.
Mulally urges CEOs to conduct regular business reviews that focus on strengths as well as weaknesses, allowing companies to focus on key areas that need improvement. Looking ahead and being prepared results in less stress and anxiety within the workplace and leads to more efficient problem-solving techniques.