Tag: CEO Coaching

CEO Coaching: Lathered Over Labor

“Expenditure of physical or mental effort especially when difficult or compulsory” — “Labor” definition, Merriam-Webster I’m not a fan of the term “labor” to describe some of the workers in the economy. It comes from the Latin word labor which means to toil or trouble. I never viewed the people that worked in the organizations […]

CEO Coaching: The Five Reasons You’ll Fail

Many newer CEOs have contacted me during the pandemic, seeking answers about how to succeed in the role. They’re a bit lonely and frightened. Their questions and statements, however, are often phrased like, “How do I keep my job?” or “I want to avoid making big mistakes right out of the gate” or “I don’t […]

CEO Coaching: Treat People Like Gold and You’ll Have More Gold!

A recent Wall Street Journal article (“How Higher Wages Can Increase Profits”) indicates that higher wages can not only reduce turnover and increase recruiting of talented people (no real surprise there) but also increase productivity in existing staff. So higher wages in this example (expense for the business) can achieve higher profit—pretty cool! Mysterious altruism […]