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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

Winning the People CEO Style

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Governor Chris Christie, R-N.J., was re-elected as New Jersey governor in a landslide victory last night. His crossover appeal to independents and Democrats has lessons for CEOs.

|06 Nov 2013

10 Steps to a Nine Figure+ Exit

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of hosting the Austin Technology Council’s first CEO Forum of the year at The Driskill Hotel here in Austin.

|17 Jan 2013

Perpetually late CEOs fail to impress

Judging By This Angry Email, Marissa Mayer Hasn’t Yet Wowed ALL Yahoo Employees

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Every new CEO faces some resistance, and high profile ones like Marissa Mayer are especially susceptible to attention-ge

|15 Jan 2013

CEO Competence: Logos in the 21st Century

All humans are fallible.
CEOs are humans.
Therefore, all CEOs are fallible.
Okay, I’m sure you didn’t need this syllogism to be convinced of the fallibility of CEOs. But Aristotle’s work in logic from the 4th century B.C.

|18 Dec 2012

CEO Credibility: Ethos in the 21st Century

Bust of Aristotle. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek bronze original by Lysippos from 330 BC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Aristotle’s Rhetoric from the 4th century B.C. has many lessons for CEOs today striving to do their best.

|10 Dec 2012