CEO Ian Ford: My Greatest Challenge Is Me

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While some executive leaders face challenges in engaging consumers or overcoming financial obstacles, Ian Ford, CEO of Undercover Tourist, says that his biggest challenge has always been himself. Although his ideas for the company have been great, Ian explains that he has always been challenged to listen to the feedback and ideas of his employees. While some may think that strong opinions and decisive actions are strong leadership qualities, Ian has found his success in taking a step back and intently listening to the great ideas of those around him. According to the Harvard Business Review, you have to put listening at the top of your list and acknowledge it’s a skill that’s important in your role as a leader. Find out more about how CEO Iam Ford is making the active decision to listen each day.