Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sales should not be the only focus of an ops meeting

Why do so many people think the sole purpose of an operations meeting is to discuss the sales forecast? Focus on every part of the business and require forward-looking data from all.

|27 Feb 2014

What’s the one question every CEO needs to answer?

Ironically, it’s one question that vexes CEOs, because they cannot get the information they need to answer it.

|25 Feb 2014

My First Job: A blast that taught me some customer fundamentals

Everyone remembers his or her first job. Mine was working at a fireworks stand in Ruston, Louisiana. The first time I met the owner of the stand was when he drove into my neighbor’s driveway in a brand new Porsche.

|20 Feb 2014

Answering the “Exit Strategy” Question

Excellent post by my friend and former colleague Gordon Daugherty

|19 Feb 2014

CEOs need a system

We officially launched my new company Khorus today.

|18 Feb 2014

Will an aluminum Ford F-150 make Alan Mulally the CEO of the decade?

Commercialization: Aluminum Body on Ford’s F150

2015 Ford F-150 Reveal; Photo Credit: Ford

I follow the new car and truck market quite closely. It is a very competitive worldwide market that must balance form and function.

|13 Feb 2014

Why CEOs have power but lack influence

Entrepreneur.com just published an article I wrote titled “How Leaders Can Find Their Mojo.” Whether they admit it or not, many chief executives feel powerless in their organizations.

|12 Feb 2014

How to set corporate goals in 2014

Effective goals management leads to execution that supports corporate strategy
I’ve done a couple of Webinars recently to show CEOs and other executives how to set goals for their organizations. This is one of the keys to success in any company.

|11 Feb 2014

Employee engagement counts

OfficeVibe has created this infographic about employee engagement based on a bunch of stats that support what I’ve been saying on this blog for awhile: Employee engagement is low in general across U.S.

|06 Feb 2014

The three roles of private company boards

In my last post, I wrote about some red flags when choosing board members for early stage companies.

|04 Feb 2014

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