Segments in this Video

Chief Executive Officers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (01:45)


Charlie Szoradi keeps track of products, processes, and people. He is the founder of the company in addition to being the CEO.

Chief Executive: Career Beginnings (01:48)

Szoradi took a nontraditional path to his career. He started a company and has improved his skills over the course of doing business.

Chief Executive Officers: Keys for Success (02:06)

Szoradi says managing people, processes, product, and vision are the foundations for success.

Chief Executive Officers: Education and Certification Requirements (02:08)

Szoradi has an undergraduate degree in architecture and a Master's degree as well as several certifications that enhance his credentials.

Chief Executive Officers: Workplace Atmosphere (03:13)

Szoradi works 60-80 hours per week. Sourcing requires traveling.

Chief Executive Officers: Advice for Aspiring Pros (02:28)

Szoradi suggests finding a mentor who can share his experience running a company. It is important to gather skills at a micro level to build a well-rounded career.

Chief Executive Officers: Day on the Job (02:37)

Szoradi starts his day with a logistics conference call every morning before checking emails. Strategic meetings take place in the morning before proposals and follow ups.

Chief Executive Officers: Industry Goals and Services (03:15)

Szoradi's company is in "agitator" mode, attempting to convince people to change how they have been doing something for many years.

Chief Executive Officers: Industry Challenges (02:27)

Szoradi cites complacency as a challenge in his business. He must convince clients that he has something better to offer than big companies.

Chief Executive Officers: Looking at the Future (02:45)

Szoradi predicts that his business will grow 10x in the next ten years. He talks about sharing information electronically.

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Chief Executive Officer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a chief executive officer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Charlie Szoradi talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success running a company. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 25 minutes

Item#: BVL139607

ISBN: 978-1-64023-692-9

Copyright date: ©2017

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