Thursday, February 26, 2015Jim McHugh - Experienced Executive & CEO Coach
A CEO friend recently told me that he asked three people to leave his company over the last few months. After they were terminated, there was a marked improvement in the overall morale and attitude of the other employees.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015Jeff Whatcott - Co-Founder & CEO, Outlearn
A few years ago, in a moment of intense frustration, I wrote down six keys to effective leadership. I will spare you the detailed context to protect the guilty, but at the time I was desperate to communicate what effective leaders do.
Thursday, February 5, 2015Michelle A. Heath - Founder & CEO, Growth Street Marketing
My dream of starting my own business looked like a fog machine induced haze of controlling my own destiny, only working with people I like, changing the world, sharing brilliant ideas, growing and challenging myself, having more work/life balance and being way more fulfilled in life.
When you’re starting a new business with a friend, a former colleague, a classmate, or even an acquaintance, it’s easy to get lost in the excitement of starting that business and avoid the awkward but necessary conversation about how to split and structure equity among co-founders.
Monday, January 5, 2015Brad Terrell - Co-Founder and CEO, Zensight
Four of the companies I’ve worked for during my career have been acquired for over $1 billion dollars. Make no mistake, my contributions to these successes, particularly early in my career, were relatively minor, and I’ve had my share of failures, too.
Thursday, October 30, 2014Mike Coney - President and CEO, Unitrends
One of the first major decisions I had to make after becoming CEO of Unitrends in 2009 was: Where do we locate our sales and marketing offices? The two most obvious cities were Boston and San Francisco.