First time CEO? Take heed. How you behave, the image you project, the values by which you govern yourself, they're all part of the recipe for success - or failure.
My father is a wise man. He once shared an expression with me that has remained at the forefront of my thoughts with every company I join: A fish always rots from the head. In other words, whatever a company's successes, failures, or dysfunctions, they stem from the top.