Entries tagged "Vistage"

There's a young, bright, aggressive CEO I know. He's a great guy. He has everything it takes to be a great CEO. He asks questions, he's coachable, he's driven. He has everything. He's the total package. He's not missing any ingredient....except experience. He's never been part of a small startup before. Read More

posted in category Leadership

Mr Cranky is leaving town. Glen Hellman is moving on to new opportunity... to a new Challenge (See: Washington Business Journal: . Glen Hellman (mostly) retires from bomb-throwing, takes sales gig) Since 2001 I have been a Turn-Around CxO, a Business Coach, a Vistage Chair. Today I move on to become a Read More

posted in category DC Tech

Leaders Lead. They don’t abdicate their responsibility. They don’t share their power. They solicit input. They allow debate. Leaders don’t share their crown. They lead. They act. They encourage debate. They allow discussion... pre-decision discourse. They decide and then demand and expect buy-in. Debate over. Everyone rowing in the same direction and only one Captain. Only one Read More

posted in category Leadership

As a Vistage Chair, I meet 1 on 1 with my members every month for 90 minutes. Then as a group we meet once a month. During any single group session only 3 to 4 of the members have the opportunity to process a deep issue. Yet the reason for Read More

posted in category Execution

What to read about DC Tech and Startups   Name Alexa Global Rank Link Description Capital Business 257 http://www.washingtonpost.com/capital_business Steven Overly and Other Washington Post Staffers Wash Biz Journal 1,514 http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/ Bill Flook makes this mostly Real Estate focused journal relevant to DC Tech. VistageDC Blog 54,629 http://dc.vistage.com/blog/ Peer Advisory Vistage's Local business blog by local DC Chairs SEVACALL Blog 183,337 http://www.sevacall.com/blog/c/seva-call/ The Seva Call Team 1776 DC 218,299 http://1776dc.com/blog/ A celebration of total crushing Read More

posted in category DC Tech

You can pretend everything is beautiful You can go with the flow You can go along to get along You can be a positive voice. You can timidly avoid offending others You can conform You can be one of many blades of grass one of many freshly mowed blades in a perfectly manicured lawn   Or   You can be the green apple Read More

posted in category Leadership

Coaching and Peer Advisory Groups I’ve founded, and won, and failed and filled in for the failing. As an employee, a CEO, and Investor. I’ve seen failure from above and below and the side. I understand why CEOs fail as leaders. I’ve been a founder, A board member, a CxO and a CEO. Read More

posted in category Leadership

The updated list of popular DC Tech and DC-based business blogs sorted by Alexa Ranking Name Alexa Global Rank Link Description Capital Business 406 http://www.washingtonpost.com/capital_business Steven Overly and Other Washington Post Staffers Wash Biz Journal 2,390 http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/ Bill Flook makes this mostly Real Estate focused journal relevant to DC Tech. InTheCapital 22,471 http://inthecapital.com/ In The Capital CadreDC Blog 94,018 http://www.cadredc.com/blog/ Cadre's Derek and Melanie Coburn's blog about DC Busness and Read More

posted in category DC Tech

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