• Don’t Hire People Just Like You
    CEO.com - Oct 1
    Look around you! Are you surrounded by people with your world view, your personality and your temperament? In a nutshell – are you hiring clones of yourself? If you are, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to enhance... Read »
    3 hours ago
  • Getting Past A Career Setback
    CEO.com - Sep 30
    Managers often think about their careers in terms of winning and losing. Winners ascend the corporate ladder and get the praise, recognition, bonuses, and top jobs. But what about those whose careers are sidetracked or... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Lead Two Companies (Without Losing Your Mind)
    CEO.com - Sep 29
    “It’s quite difficult to be CEO at two companies,” admitted businessman and billionaire Elon Tusk in a recent shareholders meeting. “I will stay four or five years, then it’s TBD after that.” Musk is the CEO... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Establish And Maintain A Successful Working...
    CEO.com - Sep 26
    Building a trusting relationship is critical for the start and continuation of any business relationship. Last summer marked the culmination of a project nearly 18 months in the making: Frontier Capital’s investment in... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Cultivate This One Trait To Succeed Globally
    CEO.com - Sep 25
    Contextual intelligence. Social scientists have spent years stressing the importance of context, but a recent article in the Harvard Business Review suggests that it’s time for business leaders to get serious about the... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 3 Traps That Make Great Leaders Poor Decision Makers
    CEO.com - Sep 24
    Everyone occasionally makes a poor decision. Most of the time these are small, meaningless decisions with minimal impact. Then there are other times when they are significant decisions with titanic impact. Why do we make... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 3 Tips For Bouncing Back From A Mistake
    CEO.com - Sep 23
    One morning, a smart teacher at Applewild School in Fitchburg, Mass., spied a golden beach ball left by kids in a field near his home. The shiny globe fired up the little boy inside him and he decided to give it a good swift... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 6 Tips For Getting Great PR
    CEO.com - Sep 22
    I get dozens of pitches every week from PR professionals and business owners who hope to get products or services featured in an article. I can’t blame them for trying; publicity is often much more powerful than... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 8 Productivity Hacks For CEOs
    CEO.com - Sep 19
    Running a company is no easy job. As a CEO, you have to manage your time carefully to fulfill all the demands your business calls for. Leaders that are on top of their game have developed some efficient techniques to... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why Every CEO Needs To Pay Attention To Brand
    CEO.com - Sep 18
    What’s on a typical CEO’s to-do list? Things like long-term planning, personnel decisions, financial performance and personal attention to important clients and prospects might make the short list. What about... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 4 Steps CEOs Should Take To Minimize The Impact Of A...
    CEO.com - Sep 17
    As James Joyce wrote, “A man’s mistakes are his portals of discovery.” We all make mistakes. Unfortunately for CEOs, many of our mistakes are made in front of an audience. Board members, employees, stakeholders and... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Prevent Your Strategy Offsite From Being Meaningless
    CEO.com - Sep 16
    I was facilitating the two-day executive offsite of a mid-sized technology company. The goal of the meeting was to solve major issues and identify potential opportunities that would guide their efforts, as a company, for the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 5 Secrets For Building A Highly Successful Career
    CEO.com - Sep 15
    Everyone wants to build a successful career: to get promoted, to gain new responsibility and authority, to earn a higher salary. (Well, maybe not everyone, but you get the point.) Even though I held a number of... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • In Praise Of The Power Nap: How Leaders Can Benefit...
    CEO.com - Sep 12
    When I played water polo in college I had a routine that kept me in the pool for two hours starting at 5:30 AM and for three and a half hours past 2 PM. When I wasn’t swimming, I was studying, eating and taking a mid-day... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Chart: CEOs Who Tweet Are Older Than You’d Think
    CEO.com - Sep 11
    In this year’s 2014 Social CEO Report, we searched for the social profiles of every single CEO on the FORTUNE 500® list on five popular social networks to determine which CEOs are lighting up social media – and which... Read »
    2 weeks ago