Leadership Quote: The Rate Of Change…

July 26, 2015

  This month’s leadership quote: “If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.” -Jack Welch When things are going well, it’s easy to become complacent, even arrogant. We become married to a point of view. After all, we built our business based on these … Read More

Vision Is Not Enough…

July 19, 2015

  Successful leaders have both vision and execution. Lots of people have great ideas, and in my experience, it’s execution that creates success.  Why ‘Big Picture Only’ Leaders Fail. And, what exactly defines execution? Last week, I began a conversation about one of the key components of execution – Capacity: Is It Capacity Or Is … Read More

Vistage CEO Confidence Index: Concern Due To Economic Slowdown In Q2 2015

July 10, 2015

  The quarterly Vistage Confidence Index is now available. CEOs concerned by slowdown in economic growth. The 1,434 U.S. CEOs surveyed from June 8-17, 2015 in the Q2 2015 Vistage CEO Confidence Index expressed greater concern about the dismal pace of 1st quarter growth in the economy, and more importantly, did not anticipate the same strong rebound … Read More

Is It Capacity Or Is It Making Choices?

July 5, 2015

  Working with CEOs over the last dozen or so years, I observed several common traits in those who successfully grow their businesses. I have written in the past about the importance of having a vision, having the right people, and having strong execution. Another more subtle characteristic shared by successful leaders… They seem to … Read More