Monthly Archives: March 2014

The tenuousness of CEO tenure

Recent research on U.S. CEO tenure varies anywhere from 5 to 8 years, but one thing is certain: CEOs have less time than ever to prove their merit. Part of the reason is market dynamism and the rapid changes taking place in businesses today.

|27 Mar 2014

The Top 10 CEO Failure Modes

The 10 Most Common Ways That CEOs Fail In Epic Fashion

Regular readers of my blog know that I have an ongoing series about how CEOs fail.

|25 Mar 2014

Software startup’s aim is to teach CEOs how to be CEOs

Austin American-Statesman article about KhorusThanks to Lori Hawkins of the Austin American-Statesman for writing this article about Khorus and our business management system for CEOs.

|24 Mar 2014

GM CEO Mary Barra Demonstrates Mastery of the Three Cs

GM CEO Mary Barra Photo Credit: © General Motors
Earlier this week I spoke to Entrepreneur writer Geoff Weiss for an article about how GM CEO Mary Barra is handling their vehicle recalls.

|20 Mar 2014

CEO Fail: The Grandparent CEO

Why CEOs who act like grandparents are destined for failure.

|18 Mar 2014

Why “I don’t know” is a viable – even desirable – answer for CEOs

Two articles I read this week did an excellent job of communicating why CEO’s who admit they don’t know everything are often better performers, and CEOs who are know-it-alls damage their organizations.

|13 Mar 2014

How to avoid being a weak executive

Striking a Balance Between Yes Man and Doubting Thomas

In my latest article for Entrepreneur Magazine, I discuss what CEOs are looking for in their executives and how to avoid being a weak one.

|12 Mar 2014

CEO Class Starts April 4

Starting April 4, I am teaching my CEO class again in conjunction with the Rice Alliance Austin Chapter and the Austin Technology Council.

|11 Mar 2014

Five management lessons from Ben Horowitz

Excellent article based on the new book by Ben Horowitz.

|05 Mar 2014

DILBERT tackles goals management

DILBERT © 2007 Scott Adams. Used By permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK. All rights reserved.

I thought this DILBERT cartoon was appropriate to share after the launch of my new company Khorus a few weeks ago.

|04 Mar 2014



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