Tag: Culture

What message does your schedule send your team?

Most CEOs I know are too busy. This is actually a common reason for them to seek coaching in the first place. They can no longer keep up and are losing effectiveness as CEO. I was speaking with a CEO […]

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Are you living your values?

Values show up again and again in my conversations with CEOs. It is my belief that misaligned or simply unarticulated values are the root cause of all disagreements, mismatches in expectations, etc. This is as true in life as it […]

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Transforming from Founder to CEO

Founders are a special breed. It takes a certain kind of crazy to start something from nothing. And an even rarer, beautiful form of crazy to attempt to create or disrupt large markets in a short amount of time. I […]

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Where are you compromising?

Compromise: Noun. Examples: settle a dispute by mutual concession. Accept standards that are lower than is desirable. Compromising is a natural part of life. We do it every day. We do it in our personal lives. We do it at […]

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Don’t be the “Hero” CEO

Founding CEOs hold a special place in the startup culture, and for good reason. After all, it takes a special kind of person to create something from nothing. To see an opportunity and go after it. To persevere through all […]

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The Power of “I don’t know”

“I don’t know”. Three simple words. Words that we think in our heads all the time. Words that we likely share with others a lot less frequently. Words that can have a tremendous positive or negative impact on culture and […]

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