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Category Archives: CEO strategy

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.

|14 Jun 2017

Obama and Syria: A Lesson in CEO Credibility

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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently released his book “A Passion for Leadership,” and it has a great lesson in CEO credibility. In it he discusses the situation in Syria.

|02 Feb 2016

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

My most popular blog posts of 2015 covered everything from how to become a better CEO to Google to Donald Trump to unicorns

|05 Jan 2016

Beacon CEO Flies New Airline Service

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I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Wade Eyerly, CEO of private airline Beacon, which offers unlimited flights between Boston and New York for $2,000 per

|20 Oct 2015

Lessons from GOP Presidential Race Disruptors

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I find the presidential race very interesting for what it can teach business leaders.

|22 Sep 2015

Just Do It: What Great Athletes & CEOs Have in Common

Photo of Rafael Nadal courtesy of Flickr user Ian Gampon
I watched an incredible U.S. Open tennis match this past weekend, which I think provided a demonstrable lesson for CEOs.

|08 Sep 2015

SXSW 2016 Needs Sessions for CEOs/Entrepreneurs

Jim Schleckser of the Inc. CEO Project and I have proposed a SXSW 2016 session on “How Should CEOs Really Spend Their Time?” Voting ends September 4.

|02 Sep 2015

Why Google Can’t Run Its Business Like Google

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Late last month I posted an article on this blog titled “Why You Can’t Run Your Company Like Google.

|14 Aug 2015

Greed Is Good? For-Profits vs. Nonprofits

What is the difference between nonprofits and for-profit enterprises? If you listen to the popular media, for-profits are greedy, nasty organizations that succeed by taking advantage of poorly informed customers.

|04 Aug 2015

Why You Can’t Run Your Company Like Google

Google’s Eric, Larry and Sergey in a self-driving car; January 20, 2011
I think we all know that Google is an outlier in business, but we can’t help comparing ourselves to them.

|21 Jul 2015

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