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
“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 [...]
Organization that Provides Comfort to my Psyche
A friend and her husband were in Europe on holiday when her husband died suddenly. Not only did she have the devastating loss but the added complication of dealing with a death overseas. She returned home to take care of the legal complications of settling his affairs and getting [...]
In business (and in Washington D.C.), too often a courageous-think-and-act-outside-of-the-box individual is pejoratively labeled a cowboy. As if being a cowboy is a bad thing! Whoa! That’s exactly what I want on my team.
Why? Because I know cowboys — real cowboys. They are about inspiration not regulation. They don’t worry about rules but rather principles, values, and character.