What’s The Rest of the Story?

I was reminded in a recent coaching session with one of my CEO members just how often we fall into the trap of making things up.  Not only is this a waste of time and energy but it usually causes us undue anxiety. The situation was this.  One of my member’s key...

Creating Your Company’s Culture

Below is an article I wrote for the July 2015 edition of Smart Business Magazine Create Your Company Culture Intentionally: Otherwise It Will Create Itself I am a huge advocate of core values, always urging my CEO members to hire, promote and fire to their company’s...

Some Thoughts on Mergers and Acquisitions.

If one of your strategies to grow your company is by acquiring similar companies in your field, perhaps even a competitor, consider this. One of the primary reasons mergers fail is the disconnect in culture between the two companies. I am always inquiring of my CEO...

Creating High Performing Teams

Below is an article I wrote for the January 2015 edition of Smart Business Magazine Understanding the Five Characteristics of an Outstanding Leadership Team I always enjoy reading Patrick Lencioni’s books because they are business books written as fables. If you are...