Category Archive: Leading

Top 10 Ways to Tick Off CEOs

***** If you aren’t concerned about ticking off the CEO, you should be. It’s easy to irritate high level leaders who operate in high pressure environments, especially if you aren’t part of the… Continue reading

Getting Corporate Leaders Coming to You

***** Don’t worry about getting noticed by senior leadership; care but don’t worry. Mike Myatt said, “Great leaders don’t need to worry about influencing the C-Suite, the C-Suite will always come to them.”… Continue reading

Please Help Me Connect with My CEO

Conform! If you don’t fit in you’re a dangerous lose cannon. Fit in before standing out. Conformity opens the door for your creativity. Hotshots: John Spence told me he’s seen hotshots arrive on the… Continue reading

How to Connect with the C-Suite

CEOs and others in the C-Suite make or break careers. This article begins a short series designed to help you connect with C-Level leaders. Danger: The further away from the C-Suite you are… Continue reading

Help! My Boss is an Insecure Jerk

***** If you haven’t worked for an insecure jerk, you will. Insecure jerks corrupt corporate culture and hamstring employees. They think first of personal agendas, divert focus, and instigate drama. Change: Don’t expect… Continue reading

Learning from Joe Paterno’s Leadership Failure

Coach Joe Paterno was laid to rest this week. He’s clearly loved. 10,000 tickets were reserved for his memorial service in seven minutes. His accomplishments on behalf of Penn State, college football, and his… Continue reading