Tag: Culture

Internal Communication Strategies for Effective Leadership

The higher you move up in your career, the more your role becomes a communications role. For CEOs then, your role is mostly a communications one. CEO communication requires communicating the same things over and over again: Vision, mission, values, […]

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How to Have More Fun at Work

How do I get more performance out of my team? I get this question a lot. One idea: Have more FUN at work! Create a fun work environment I often think about athletes when I think of my CEOs. They […]

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The Founders Dilemma: Separating Ownership from Management

Founders have a special kind of magic. They are not like the other leaders in a company, nor should they be. However, despite that magic, they are often faced with the founder’s dilemma: separating their founder role from their role […]

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Managing co-founders as you scale

In most of my discussions with CEOs we end up talking about their leadership team. CEOs succeed through their leaders and so the strength of those leaders = the impact of the CEO. Naturally, that leadership team includes one or […]

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Is it Time to Reconsider Cash Bonuses in Startups?

I have long had mixed feelings about cash bonuses in startups. When I use the term “startup” I am not just referring to the super early stage. But really that stage of growth, including scaling, when companies are burning money […]

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Are you an enlightened leader?

With the greatest leader above them, people barely know one existsNext comes one whom they love and praiseNext comes one whom they fearNext comes one whom they despise and defyWhen the leader trusts no one, no one trusts himThe great […]

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