Monthly Archives: April 2014

Toyota’s move to Texas a good decision

A core role of the CEO is to ensure that the company has the proper resources to be successful. Most commonly people think of capital and people as the two primary resources needed.

|30 Apr 2014

CEO Fail: The Attila the Hun CEO

This next entry in my CEO failure modes series may make for compelling drama in the entertainment industry, but in the real world any CEO who exhibits dictatorial behavior is prone to mediocrity and failure.

|29 Apr 2014

“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

The Coach’s Dilemma

Getting too close to your team can cloud your judgment. The best coaches care about their players but can make the tough personnel decisions when needed.

|22 Apr 2014

Predicting the future is useless without the courage to act

One of my favorite sayings about the technology business is that it is very easy to predict the future….

|15 Apr 2014

Bad hire? Blame the CEO

How much does a bad hire cost companies? It’s more than just money according to this infographic by Mindflash. Hiring the wrong person also causes lost time, productivity, and morale.

|10 Apr 2014

What’s missing from the Mozilla CEO debacle commentary

I have read numerous posts and comments related to the “resignation” of the Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich.

|08 Apr 2014

Setting aside CEO egos can make 1 + 1 = 3

I have spent much of my career running businesses in the startup phase of their lives. In my mind, the startup phase continues until you are confident that the business can survive any normal risk scenario.

|03 Apr 2014

Command’s Place Among Leadership and Management

Leadership and management are covered so often in the popular business press – frequently positioned as opposing forces – that you would assume no other element is involved in running organizations.

|01 Apr 2014

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