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CEO Interview: Joshua Feast, Cogito

Joshua Feast is CEO of Cogito, which makes software that analyzes phone conversations and provides real-time guidance to help service employees better engage and connect with customers. As Joshua says below, Cogito essentially helps people be “more charming in conversation.” …

|14 Jun 2017

Why Leadership Isn’t Better Than Management

I came across an article the other day that makes a common but misguided argument. In “Shifting from Manager to Leader,” Sara Canaday encourages managers to move to a “higher level” and become leaders—implying that leadership is a higher and …

|30 May 2017

CEO Interview: Barak Eilam, NICE

Barak Eilam is the CEO of NICE. He has spent his entire career with NICE, so it was especially interesting to hear his insights as a first-time CEO heading a $1.3 billion public company. We discussed everything from how he …

|16 May 2017

How to Tell If Someone Is a Real CEO

This article is based on an article I published on Entrepreneur.com on January 20, 2017 titled “You’re a Real CEO When Your Company Is Bigger Than Your Title.”  Are most CEOs just pretenders? Management consultant Steve Tobak certainly thinks so. In …

|25 Apr 2017

CEO Interview: Colin Doherty, Fuze

Colin Doherty is the new CEO of Fuze, a global, cloud-based unified communications platform. He is an experienced CEO, so it was interesting to hear his perspectives on how to approach a new CEO role and why understanding the company’s …

|11 Apr 2017