I am a serial entrepreneur with experience founding, growing, managing, and selling companies. Along the way, I have learned from great leaders, mentors, coaches, and peers who taught me how to spot and avoid many pot-holes in the road, always keeping my eye on the prize by looking at some high mark well down the.
I am intrigued by the question – what is the typical day of the CEO? As there are so many potential variations and responses to this question; surely a medley of responses are forthcoming. My answer to this question ranges from the theoretical (what should happen) to the practical (what typically happens) in the routine.
The Executive Assistant is critical to the success, health, wellbeing, and time management of the effective CEO. However, with so many time management and labor saving tools available for the CEO, it is tempting for the CEO not to have an executive assistant. Let me relate here some reasons why I think it is so.
Read Severin Sorensen's answer to I like my job and boss a lot, but I am underpaid. I received an offer from a competing firm for 30% more. How should I use this to increase my current pay, given that I have no intention to quit and don't want to harm my current relationship with.
I have been a Vistage Chair here in Utah since 2010 and it has been a great experience for me individually, for my Vistage members, and our Vistage community. My personal goal on becoming a Chair was to help my members 3x an important goal in their businesses or personal lives, and a good number.
A key executive compensation question is often asked of me, ‘how much equity should I receive for my given position in the company?’ The answer depends on how important the executive is to the enterprise, the size of the organization when the executive joined the enterprise, whether the company is in growth mode, and the.
Everyone negotiates. Even deciding not to negotiate is a positioning statement from a negotiator. In our Vistage meetings this month I invited Bob Gibson, a professional negotiator, to teach our CEO members about negotiation strategy, tactics, and perceptions. We learned about the 7 P’s of negotiation: – Perception – Position – Power – Planning –.
With the US Open last week and the US Senior Open this week, many conversations are turned to golf. Congressional Country Club, Blue Course, Hole 10. Mixing Golf and Business successfully is an art form. At businesses like GE, golf is a means to facilitate relationships that promote business and there is an expectation of.
Have you ever wondered how many initiatives can (or should) be implemented simultaneously? This is an issue that has confronted leaders time and time again. Everyone is busy. Many people and organizations are stuck in their conventional thinking and practices. So how do executives confront resistance to change, and achieve company objectives? This month in.
My blog this morning was inspired from an article that I read on Harvard Business Review (HBR) titled, “When you have to coach remotely.” The article talked about the importance of context and the difficulty of holding an intimate coaching experience online. The author recommended calling out the difficulty of the situation and formalizing the.