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Focus on Five Things to Be a Great Leader

Over the last several months, I have received emails or have had students stop by my office and ask what it takes to become a CEO. I really don’t know if there are steps to get there, but in my experience, if you are a great leader, you will eventually become a CEO. I’ve put […]

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Ask the CEO

Buy Your Employee Lunch on the First Day and Last  An interesting thing happened to my son, Ross, recently. After graduating from college with two degrees, he has decided to return to school. This time, at a trade school that will train him in the science of Non-Destructive Testing. As part of the school, he […]

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Why Write a Note When You Can Email?

At Northern Arizona University, we are days away from graduation. The thing that makes the May 2017 graduation special to me is that my very first students from MGT 101 – Introduction to Business are graduating. The last several weeks have been a constant flood of those students coming to me to let me know […]

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Do I Really Need a Board of Directors?

My column this month raises a question I received from a CEO. This is meant for those CEOs who are either running a non-profit or a privately held organization. All publicly held or publicly traded organizations are required by SEC law to have a board of directors.   Just feed them and get them on […]

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“Ask the CEO”

Honesty Should Be the Policy in a Family Business  As many of you know, I am fortunate enough to teach at Northern Arizona University. One of my courses is Management 300i where we teach students the basics for starting a business. They learn about writing a business plan, understanding the market, finding funding, staffing and […]

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  Quitting Your Job: How To and How Not To Do It

Several months ago, my column discussed when to shut down a business. Oddly, in the last month, I’ve had several of my NACET clients have employees quit. And closer to home, my wife quit her job after three years. So, I decided to write this month on the two reasons you should quit and the […]

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Is Your Business Really a Lifestyle?

I think every entrepreneur dreams of taking his or her idea to a start-up and then changing the world with the start-up as it grows to a successful organization (usually measured by higher revenue, profit or employees). What I continue to be amazed by are the number of start-ups that actually turn into lifestyle businesses […]

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