Tag Archives: CEO training

Annual Austin CEO Class Starts March 31

CEO class sponsored by the Rice Alliance Austin Chapter and the Austin Technology Council
If you’ve got time for lunch, you’ve got time for this CEO class! Calling all Austin-based CEOs of companies with more than 20 employees, who believe it’s

|21 Feb 2017

Under Armour CEO on Decision-Making

Kevin Plank, Under Armour CEO, interviewed by WP Engine CEO Heather Brunner during the event; Photo credit: Austin Technology Council
I attended the Austin Technology Council CEO Summit last week and heard Kevin Plank, the founder and CEO of Under Ar

|03 Jun 2015

SXSW Videos on the CEO Role

If you’d like to watch my SXSW presentation on the CEO role, here are three of the videos edited into manageable chunks.

|13 May 2015

“The CEO Tightrope” Is Real

Here’s a sneak peek of the book jacket proof for my book coming out in September.

|24 Apr 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

CEO Fail: The “My Favorite Child” CEO

I have always tried to build relationships with CEOs of other companies to learn as much as possible from their experience.

|07 Jan 2014

The Drawbacks of a Nation of First-time CEOs

How many CEOs are first-time CEOs? I think it’s the majority (we found as high as 73%), and that’s a real problem.

|12 Dec 2013

What should CEOs study to prepare for the role?

The subject of my latest article for Forbes.com is what CEOs should study outside of traditional business education that will help them succeed on the job.

|03 Oct 2013

DILBERT puts leadership books into context

As I prepare to publish my own book about leadership next year (Update: The CEO Tightrope published in September 2014), I thought I would share this recent gem from DILBERT. Yes, Scott Adams has a point (Doesn’t he always?).

|25 Jul 2013

New Forbes post: No country for new CEOs

CEOs these days are given one term in office. If they’re very successful, they might get four more years.

|22 Jul 2013