Month: December 2021

Darius Solved His Crisis

I got the call at 10 PM on a Thursday. Darius, a CEO client, reached out to me just as I was about to end the day. “Glenn, my Chief Revenue Officer, just resigned, and I’m not sure what to do.” Darius was running a rapidly-growing business that was highly dependent on a well-run sales … Read more

Wilson Turns the Board Around

Wilson was a first-time CEO. The company was doing well, but not quite as well as the board had hoped. Wilson found himself uncomfortable as a minority shareholder working with a board that could fire him if he didn’t perform. Wilson wanted to know how to manage a Board of Directors. The first step was … Read more

Olivia Finds Product-Market Fit

Olivia, my CEO client, is a product genius. She is highly creative, an excellent problem-solver, and knows how to get products out the door on time. Olivia raised a great deal of money based on her product ideas and some early successes. The challenge was that her company wasn’t growing fast enough. The pressure from … Read more

Viraj Fires His “Best” Employee

As a CEO, Viraj was focused on employee retention. He recognized the value of keeping high-performing employees and the high cost of turnover. One of Viraj’s direct reports was one of his “best” employees. This person consistently out-performed against their targets. Within their function, they were a rock star. However, this same person was toxic … Read more

Sean Gets It All Done

As CEO, Sean had no work-life balance, and he was struggling with the overwhelming responsibilities of being a CEO. One of the biggest challenges of any CEO is to get everything done. The list of critical items seems to grow every day. As his CEO coach (and as a former CEO), I recognized the stress … Read more

Meilin Creates A Scaling Organization

Meilin was always asking, “How can I help my company grow faster?” She was successful by most measures but had higher growth ambitions. As her CEO Coach, I helped focus her efforts and energies on an often-overlooked area for many CEOs. This area enables scaling and enables the CEO to manage their team more effectively … Read more

Darren Raises His First $3 Million

My CEO client (Darren) was starting a company in a new category. He was focused on raising capital for his business and wanted help crafting his story. Darren is a brilliant CEO, yet he realized he could produce a better story with help from someone who has created successful fundraising stories many times. When we … Read more

Janice Raises Over $100M for Her Company

As one of the founders, Janice had created the perfect solution in an exploding market. As her CEO Coach, we worked very hard to create a scalable business model that significantly accelerated revenue growth. This model included geographic expansion, the addition of new product offerings, and stickiness to create repeat business. This triple revenue-acceleration model … Read more

6 Tips on How to Become a Better CEO

While there are endless ways to become a better CEO and improve yourself as an individual, six key points stood out during my 25 years of senior leadership. These six tips helped lead me to the highest levels of efficiency and success, including taking care of yourself first, becoming a better communicator, aligning company goals, and more.