TH Herbert is the CEO of Semarchy, a data software company that enables organizations to leverage their data to create business value.
On the surface, being the leader of a company means being responsible for its overall financial stability and growth. This surface-level understanding leads to a common misconception—the only way to measure a CEO’s success is by analyzing the company’s financials. While financial success plays a vital role in the overall success of a company, many assume that this is the only data CEOs take into consideration during the decision-making process. It’s time to debunk that myth.
Truly successful executives—those who pride themselves on staff retention, workplace culture and morale among financial success—place real value on the growth and happiness of their employees. They understand that to keep their companies alive, CEOs need to focus on bettering the lives of their employees. This is most