Followers have suggested that I explain why I haven’t posted or tweeted for months. The reason is that I’m writing a book for McGraw-Hill and it’s consuming every waking hour outside of my normal coaching and speaking assignments. The book is titled THE CEO DIFFERENCE: How to Climb, Crawl, and Leap Your Way to [...]Learn More
It’s true that we learn from our mistakes, but the wise young businessperson corrects his/her mistakes before they are made. What mistakes should you be weary of? I surveyed 100 CEOs to reveal the “seven career sins” that sabotage success.
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When you see CEOs hauled off to jail in handcuffs, skewered before Congress and blamed for the Wall Street melt-down you might ask, “Why would I want to be a CEO?”
My response is, “If you are going to work in a company (which most of us are) you might as well work [...]
“CEO Material” is now available everywhere!
Today is the launch day of my new book, “CEO Material: How to Be a Leader in Any Organization” (McGraw-Hill). It’s the culmination of years of work, and surprisingly bells aren’t ringing from the mountainside nor is confetti showering down from the skies. Instead the publisher and I are [...]
Put a Sharp Point on Your Written Communications
It’s not unusual to get 20 or 200 emails a day. I know someone who gets 2000! If you look at the ones you’ve received (and include snail-mail letters too), you will see that the majority start with “I.”
You typically see, “I’ve attached . . . I [...]
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How to Get a Good Shake
This happens every day in business: “Ralph (Ron or Ray) meets Laura in her office, and both nervously shake hands. Laura notices what feels like a wimpy, limp clasp. Both think to themselves, “Yech, what a poor handshake.” A two-second exchange like that sets an unease [...]