Tag: time management

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 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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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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Why are you here?

Why are you here? This simple question is perhaps the most important question of our lives. First, consider it in the existential sense: Why are we here? Why are humans on this planet? Why are these creatures, capable of such […]

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Plan on a Page: Developing a One-Page Strategic Plan

There is wisdom in simplicity. Simple machines or processes don’t break down as often. Simple messages are more easily remembered. How do you simplify all of your strategic planning for the business into something easily remembered and executed? One tool […]

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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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