CEO Update Newsletter Template

Use this newsletter template when you want to send a company status update from the head honcho. It’s a great way to get everyone on the same page bu sharing updates, what’s on your mind, and your overall vision.

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CEO Update

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It's another great week at [COMPANY Name]. Here are a few things you need to know... 

  • Top of mind issue #1
  • Top of mind issue #2
  • Top of mind issue #3
  • Try to keep this list to no more than 5 items, because if everything is important, nothing is important.
HOW WE'RE DOING

[NOTE: Use this section to give updates on company-wide goals and strategic initiatives.

GOAL #1: [Write out your company goal, here] 
STATUS: [Ahead, On-Track, Behind, etc.]

  • Add context and details here...
  • And here...
  • NOTE: You can also include pictures and animated gifs in these sections...everyone loves a little "show and tell"

GOAL #2: [Write out your company goal, here] 
STATUS: [Ahead, On-Track, Behind, etc.]

  • Add context and details here...
  • And here...
  • NOTE: You can also include pictures and animated gifs in these sections...everyone loves a little "show and tell"

GOAL #3: [Write out your company goal, here] 
STATUS: [Ahead, On-Track, Behind, etc.]

  • Add context and details here...
  • And here...
  • NOTE: You can also include pictures and animated gifs in these sections...everyone loves a little "show and tell"
WHAT I'M WORKING ON

[NOTE: This section is optional, but we have found that teams like to know what the CEO is working on. It's also good for personal accountability.]

My “Big 3” to-dos for this week are:

  1. BIG TO DO #1 - What is it and why does it matter to the company?
  2. BIG TO DO #2 - What is it and why does it matter to the company?
  3. BIG TO DO #3 - What is it and why does it matter to the company?


How’d I do last week?

  1. TO-DO #1 FROM LAST WEEK - How did you do and what did you learn?
  2. TO-DO #2 FROM LAST WEEK - How did you do and what did you learn?
  3. TO-DO #3 FROM LAST WEEK - How did you do and what did you learn?
WHAT I'M READING/WATCHING/LISTENING TO...
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<div><strong>How to Chill Out and Relax Already</strong></div>
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This article contains 17 surprisingly easy steps to a happier, less strung-out life. Aside from "hit the snooze," I think there are a lot of really great ideas. I'd love to hear which one is your favorite.
6 apology emails to send to your customers
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[NOTE: This closing section is optional, but we recommend that you invite replies and other engagement from your team. For example...]

That's all for this week. Thanks for reading.

Please pass any questions or feedback onto me, personally. Also, if you reply to this newsletter, that goes straight to me, too, so please don't be a stranger. 🙂

See you next week, 

[YOUR NAME]

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