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CHRO Evolution: Jason Hanold on What CEOs Expect

This is part 1 of my interview with Jason about his journey to the CEO chair and the progression of the CHRO role. Look for part 2 next week. Jason Hanold is the CEO and co-Managing Partner at Hanold Associates, …

|14 Apr 2020

CEO Responsibilities 2020: 5 Unique Duties

CEO responsibilities today are more complex and burdensome than ever. The novel coronavirus, talent shortages, the presidential election, digital transformation, competitive pressures: CEOs must confront a never-ending onslaught of issues and challenges, and 2020 will be no exception. While some …

|13 Mar 2020

Personality Assessments: New Book Explores Using AI

Personality assessments are common, but Crystal CEO Drew D’Agostino has pioneered a new approach – Artificial Intelligence – as outlined his new book “Predicting Personality.” I’ve always been fascinated by how personality impacts business relationships, even encouraging my employees to …

|27 Jan 2020

Risk Management: Don’t Let Your Lawyers Inhibit You

Risk is a constant for entrepreneurs but so is the risk-averse nature of lawyers. My friend and colleague Jim Schleckser addresses this dichotomy in the following article. This is an important topic, because entrepreneurs need checks and balances but must …

|11 Dec 2019

Why Texas? 19 Business Leaders Answer in New Book

Why Texas for business? Ed Curtis Jr. delivers some answers in his new book out today – “Why Texas: How Business Discovered the Lone Star State.” He interviewed 19 CEOs and entrepreneurs who shared stories about how and why they …

|05 Nov 2019