In the last 30 days, I have had four different CEO/founders come to me about a number of issues that all point to one thing. Is it time to hire an outside CEO/president/COO? I truly believe this one decision is the toughest for any founder/CEO to make. It involves coming to the realization that your … [Read more...] about When Should the Founder Hire a CEO?
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 … [Read more...] about Is Your Business Really a Lifestyle?
Because we are starting a new year, the idea of New Year’s resolutions comes to mind. Just this week, someone sent me an email and asked if businesses should have New Year’s resolutions just like individuals do. While I have never done this for my companies (with the exception of a financial plan … [Read more...] about Don’t You Know Who I Am?
Okay, so I don’t mean a bad gang that will get you into trouble or cause trouble, the gang I’m referring to is a chapter of one of many great CEO organizations that brings CEOs together like YPO (Young Presidents Organization), Vistage, Alliance of CEOs, One Accord, Convene, etc. Just last week, … [Read more...] about Ask the CEO—Step 1: Become a CEO; Step 2: Join a Gang
Jan. 9, 1:00-2:30 p.m. at NACETA reception welcoming the new President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority, Sandra Watson, will be held at NACET> This event is open to the public and registration is not required. Sandra Watson brings more than 20 years of economic development … [Read more...] about Reception for ACA CEO
Bob Winter, Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) Chief Executive Officer (CEO),is announcing he will resign from his position effective January 1, 2013. NNGE Chief Financial Officer Derrick Watchman will be named CEO by the NNGE Board of Directors upon Winter’s transition. Winter, … [Read more...] about Navajo Nation Gaming Ent. to get New CEO