The 5 steps to getting on the CEO's radar (in a good way!) CEOs are responsible for a lot of moving parts within their organizations—driving growth, overseeing operations, managing the financials, and more. In other words, they’re pretty busy people. And—short of writing an open letter—it’s not easy to get the big boss’ attention. But many CEOs would say there is no more important role than actively seeking and cultivating the talent on their teams. The more competent and driven a CEO’s workforce is, the better he or she looks.