Yearly Archives: 2014

Top 10 Most Popular CEO Posts of 2014

Here are my top 10 most viewed posts of 2014 concerning all things CEO – from hiring to managing the board to failing by having a best buddy and more.

|18 Dec 2014

Essential CEO Best Practices: Top Skills & Knowledge

What are the CEO best practices – the skills and knowledge – that chief executives need to succeed? Here is a list of the first 10 out of 15 that I think are crucial.

|10 Dec 2014

Metrics Can Improve Performance – Even in Government!

How did former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels turn a $600 million budget deficit into a multibillion-dollar budget surplus, cut property taxes, and improve services across the state? It was all about goals, metrics and accountability.

|02 Dec 2014

What books do CEOs read?

What are the favorite books of CEOs such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Tony Hsieh, Elon Musk, Meg Whitman, and more? CEO.com recently compiled a list, shown in this infographic.

|19 Nov 2014

How CEOs can keep up with regulation (VIDEO)

I’ve developed a set of 15 CEO skills that I believe are crucial to success, which I’ve been revealing on the Khorus blog. I’m up to #9: Regulation and Governance. CEOs face a constantly changing regulatory environment.

|12 Nov 2014

CEO Fail: The Cult Leader and Mr. Mayhem

Somewhere between the Cult Leader CEO who is too dogmatic in his or her beliefs and the Mr. Mayhem CEO who shifts direction with the wind lies the balance that leaders need to strike.

|06 Nov 2014

What mindset do the best leaders share?

Leadership styles vary, but executives who excel share a specific mental approach. This is what Gap International discovered when they interviewed 500 executives, according to an article in Entrepreneur.

|31 Oct 2014

How to overcome a subpar goals management system

I wrote this article for Fast Company to give employees at all levels a process for linking their goals to the corporate business objectives and making themselves more valuable as a result.

|28 Oct 2014

An Air Force general’s guide to leadership

Here are four leadership principles an Air Force general has learned over the years.

|23 Oct 2014

“Monolithic insanity” & other notes on office spaces

Knowledge workers need private areas to do their work. Here’s why.

|16 Oct 2014

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