Tag Archives: Forbes

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

10 ways CEOs can get better at their jobs

“Learning is not compulsory but neither is survival.” W. Edwards Deming

Whether the result of ignorance, hubris or both, it is easy as a CEO to get trapped into thinking that you should have all the answers.

|29 Oct 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

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

The probing truth about great CEOs

Meg Whitman Has A Few Questions For You
Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive officer, Meg Whitman, seldom tells people what to do. She just keeps quizzing them until the path ahead is obvious.

|27 Jun 2013

5 Responsibilities of a CEO: Provide the Proper Resources

I just published the second article for this series in my Forbes column: The Resource Allocation Dilemma Faced By CEOs Every Single Day.

|18 Jun 2013

Are your employees misaligned? New Forbes article

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I just published a new Forbes column about “How To Make Company Employees Think Like Their CEO.

|22 May 2013

Introducing my new Forbes column

The American CEO

I have just become a Forbes contributor and my site is aptly named The American CEO, where I give “practical advice for current and aspiring CEOs” much like I do in this blog.

|18 Apr 2013