On Executive Management: The Best Advice You’re Not Taking

  Wise men don't need advice.  Fools won't take it. ~ Benjamin Franklin Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge As a CEO or top executive, have you ever had a board member, investor or advisor … Continue reading On Executive Management: The Best Advice You’re Not Taking

On Executive Management: Building a Company of Geniuses

  "There are a small number of people who have the very rare ability to see a new vision that will click with the world, without having to try it out: Steve Jobs, Steven Spielberg, to name a few.  For every one of those, there are ten thousand bosses who think they are that good. And are … Continue reading On Executive Management: Building a Company of Geniuses

On Executive Management: The Art of Precision

  PowerPoint may not be of any use for you in a presentation, but it may liberate you in another way, an artistic way. Who knows. ~ David Byrne Presentation skills are key. People who work for you represent your brand. You want them to present themselves - and represent you - in a certain … Continue reading On Executive Management: The Art of Precision

On Executive Management: Building a Culture of Greatness

  If a picture is worth a thousand words, an experience is worth 1,000 pictures. ~ Bill Brooks What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I'm always fascinated when I see or hear of companies attempting to build a company culture by adding ping pong … Continue reading On Executive Management: Building a Culture of Greatness

On Executive Management: Good Profits vs. Bad Profits

  Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that brings friends with them. ~ W. Edwards Deming You must never actually cheat the customer, even if you can.  You must make her happy and satisfied so she will come back. ~ Alexander Turney Stewart In my … Continue reading On Executive Management: Good Profits vs. Bad Profits