2008

Talent: The Rocket Fuel For Sustained Revenue Growth

Fast-growing companies need a lot of talent to grow and to sustain that growth. I’ll kick off this chapter with specific processes I recommend for hiring your executive team. Then I’ll shift to how hiring and managing people at all levels of the company should be done. The Four Keys To Staffing the Executive Team […]

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Durable Competitive Advantage – Part 2

Here are a few additional thoughts on the durable competitive advantage. In today’s news, Starbucks announced it was firing its CEO and putting Howard Shultz (founder) back in as CEO. One of the interesting tid bits of news that was mentioned was plans for McDonald’s to put  coffee bars with Barista’s inside every McDonald’s. Clearly, […]

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Durable Competitive Advantage

I just finished watching a one-hour special on CNBC on Warren Buffett.  In a nutshell, it was a one-hour lesson on the importance of a durable competitive advantage. I’ve heard Buffet speak in person on previous occassions, but to hear him mention the importance of the durability of a competitive advantage was eye-opening, to say […]

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Steve Jobs – Stanford University Commencement

Words of wisdom from Steve Jobs…

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How to Live Your Passion

Here’s a video of Paul Potts and an inspirational story about chasing your passion and dreams.  It’s a “must watch” for anyone purusing their dreams. Okay, let me relate this back to being a CEO (it’s not as big a stretch as you might imagine). Two of the keys to being CEO, particularly of a small […]

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