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Category Archives: Executive coaching

Team Building Core to CEO Success

We are doing a disservice to our future leaders: We grade them in school almost exclusively on their individual efforts, and then in the workplace we judge them almost exclusively on their ability to build and influence teams.

|12 Aug 2016

The Expert Conundrum or How to Spot a Blowhard

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What is one of the biggest differences between the CEO role and other jobs in a company? It’s the responsibility to make decisions about a huge breadth of issues.

|12 Jul 2016

We Need Better Leaders: Own Your Professional Development

“You could go to class to go to be an NFL quarterback, you could have Peyton Manning or Tom Brady teach you lessons.

|29 Jun 2016

Leadership Development’s Most Underused Tool

What is one of the most underutilized tools in leadership development? Teaching, writes Ana Maria Sencovici of The River Group: “For leaders who are deliberately practicing their leadership skills, teaching is the surest way of internalizing and a

|09 Jun 2016

Teaching and Learning Kevin Spacey Style

Teaching is an honorable and worthwhile pursuit for any professional, including CEOs, and learning should be a life-long endeavor. Kevin Spacey embodies both in a recent interview in Harvard Business Review.

|29 Mar 2016

Austin CEO Seminar Begins April 1

The annual eight-week CEO Seminar I lead begins April 1. If you are a CEO with more than 25 employees, consider joining us. The time commitment is minimal – every Friday during lunch – but the payoff can be big.

|15 Mar 2016

CEO Interview with SkillSurvey’s Ray Bixler

I recently spoke with Ray Bixler, CEO of cloud-based reference checking technology firm SkillSurvey.

|16 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

Photo credits: Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump images by Michael Vadon. Ben Carson image by Gage Skidmore. All licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons
I find the presidential race very interesting for what it can teach business leaders.

|22 Sep 2015

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