Elena Botlho and Kim Powell

Elena Botlho and Kim Powell

Elena L. Botelho advises leading CEOs and boards. She grew up in Azerbaijan and Russia in a family of mathematicians and earned her MBA from Wharton. She has advised more than 200 CEOs and boards over nearly two decades, first as a strategy consultant at McKinsey and currently as a partner at ghSMART. ---------- Kim R. Powell grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. For nearly twenty years, Kim has applied her passion for helping people to her role as a trusted advisor to CEOs and high-potential leaders, first at the Boston Consulting Group and now at ghSMART.

Develop Your Leadership Language

This article is adapted from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, The CEO Next Door by Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell. Before you became CEO, you likely added value to the business by being the one with the knowledge and insight to make the big decisions. But the higher you go, […]Read More