Tag: Management team

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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How to Improve CEO Mental Health

Do you struggle with mental health? Is it hard to be happy sometimes? Hard to even get out of bed? 1 out of 4 people will have mental health issues at some point. I am certain that the stats for […]

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The case for not deferring happiness

When is the last time you were truly “happy”? When was the last time you experienced real “joy”? I asked one of my CEOs this recently. He talked about the day he got married and when his kids were born. […]

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The three phases of the CEO role

The CEO role evolves across 3 themes as you go from startup to scale: Phase 1: Product Until you have product-market fit, you are not really CEO. You are the product manager. Any time not spent in product is a […]

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The CEO is customer #1

The CEO is customer #1. This is something I say to my clients all the time. Anyone familiar with the concept of ‘servant leadership’ might not agree. So let me expand on this. In the startup world, all the biggest […]

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Cracking the CEO Code: Strategies for Success in the Toughest Exec Role

The only way to prepare to be a CEO is by being one. There is no school or university degree. You can’t get a Bachelor of CEOdom. Every other leadership role is based on specific functional expertise and has a […]

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