Category: Blogs

Real Executives are Not “Nice”

 In my work as an advisor to senior executives, I’ve seen far too much “nice” behavior that causes problems. While intentions may appear admirable, being a “nice” CEO does not equate to effective leadership, and ultimately hurts the team, shareholders and future success of the business. Now there is a significant difference between being […]

CEO Coaching: Sick Day

Being an effective CEO is not all about work! I don’t often do “sick” days, but today is one.  I struggled through facilitating a six-hour client meeting yesterday, and the adrenaline kept me going (that and six cups of coffee). But I only had a few nonessential meetings today so was able to move them. […]

Balancing For Big Shots

The following is an excerpt from my book, “Never Kick a Cow Chip On A Hot Day” (2016) Morgan James Publishing. The final chapter is titled, “Balancing For Big Shots.” Here is part of my answer to the question, “How do I balance my life as an executive?” Selfishness Has A Bad Rep… Did you […]