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Thoughts on Leadership

Top 5 Tips for Collaborating with C-Level Executives

How to Approach C-Level Executives I’m often asked to walk into a room of CEOs, CTOs, etc… and ask for money or time or decisions.  I enjoy the privilege/challenge of working with folks at this level and over the years, … Continue reading

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How to Fire Someone

So I had to fire Peterson today.  He’s been with us a few years and he’s had his chances, but it was clearly time to go.  At one point in my career, I felt like the “terminator.”  I was firing … Continue reading

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Stand Up and Be Counted

You’ve heard that showing up is half the battle.  I never used to put much weight into that statement, but over the years I have seen this to be true.  I’ve often told people who are looking for a job … Continue reading

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Top 5 Business Books of All Time

What’s a good book you can recommend?  Who hasn’t asked or been asked about a good book?  Every once in a while I Google “The Top 10 Books on Business” or “The Top 10  Books on Management,” etc…  After spending … Continue reading

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