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Being a Second CEO

Les Trachtman specializes in what he calls being a “second CEO,” replacing founders to help grow and scale companies. In fact, he’s done it six times. As the CEO of The Trachtman Group, he also helps top organizations across the …

|28 Nov 2017

CEO Interview: Chuck Runyon, Anytime Fitness

Chuck Runyon is the co-founder and CEO of Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest co-ed fitness club franchise. With more than three million members worldwide at 3,700 gyms, the company has more than $1 billion in system-wide revenue. Runyon credits the …

|08 Nov 2017

CEO Leadership: Break Down Bureaucratic Barriers

True story: The Austin office of a large tech company once had six levels of management between its site president and the global CEO, who was based in another state. This separation was not only organizational and geographical, but cultural …

|18 Oct 2017

CEO Interview: Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Dave O’Flanagan is CEO and Co-founder of Dublin-based Boxever. The company helps airlines such as Emirates, Aer Lingus, and Air New Zealand along with low-cost carriers like VivaAerobus leverage customer data to offer a more personalized experience for travelers.  This is …

|04 Oct 2017

Product Manager: A CEOs Best Training Ground

Product manager – It’s the one individual role that best prepares people to be a CEO. It’s a great training ground for chief executives and arguably the single most important individual contributor position in the company. Similar to the CEO, …

|20 Sep 2017