Tag: productivity

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 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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The CEO Morning Routine: Starting Your Day Off Right

I am a morning person. Always have been. Well, maybe not when I was a teenager… Most people are sharpest in the mornings. If you are a night owl, this post is not for you. Otherwise, read on. Recognizing that […]

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Be the CEO of “Me Inc.”

What if you led and managed your life in the same way as you run your company? With the same intention. Look at how you run your company. It is full of intention. You write vision statements, mission statements, values. […]

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Balancing Creativity and Productivity for CEOs: Part 1

Do you wish you were more creative? That new ideas and inspiration flowed more freely? Perhaps they did back in the early days of your company and now that spark is gone? What happened? My guess is that the answer […]

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Do You Have Board Meetings or Bored Meetings?

Most CEOs I know do not look forward to their board meetings. This is especially true for boards that are dominated by institutional investors vs. Independents. This is a wasted opportunity. Think of your board meetings as a strategic asset […]

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