Category Archive: Author

Great Leaders aren’t Emotional

Steve Jobs was 25 when Jay Elliot joined Apple. Back then, Steve used to say, “Don’t trust anyone over 30, except Jay.” That’s the kind of guy Jay Elliot is, he draws people… Continue reading

Plan Execution: From an Apple Sr. V.P.

Jay Elliot served as the Senior Vice President of Apple Computer, responsible for all corporate operations, including HR, Facilities, Real Estate, IT, Education, and Pacific Rim Sales, plus corporate business planning, reporting directly… Continue reading

Jim Parker on Life and Leadership

Introduction Jim Parker was CEO of Southwest Airlines during and after September 11th. Some of Jim’s accomplishments during this time….. Only airline not to furlough employees after 9/11 Only airline not to borrow… Continue reading

Dealing with disappointment and delay

Leave a comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of 6 signed hardbacks and 4 Kindle versions of From Bud to Boss. (Winners already selected contest is contest closed) Today I’m… Continue reading

In Over His Head

Today I’m talking with author and executive coach, Scott Eblin, co-founder and president of the Eblin Group. Thursday, I’m reviewing his fascinating book, “The Next Level: What Insiders Know about Executive Success.” I’m… Continue reading

How Jim Kouzes has changed?

I recently asked bestselling author and leadership expert, Jim Kouzes some questions. Here’s part of that exchange. I’m reviewing, “The Truth about Leadership,” by Kouzes and Posner, next Thursday, October 21 and giving… Continue reading