Today Glenn Gow covers four critical steps CEOs need to take in a downturn. Face Reality and Be Ok With It Imagine you’re running or biking and you’re going along just fine on the flats. Then you encounter a hill. The hill is there, it’s not going away. This downturn is like the downturn created … Read more
Today we are going to talk about how to scale a company for growth. There are three main considerations for the CEO in thinking about how to scale a company. They are people, processes, and systems. I’ll tell you right off the bat that most CEOs I talk to don’t even like to talk about … Read more
Hire the Right People for Your Management Team and Develop Their Skill Sets How do you manage your team as the CEO of your company? First and foremost is talent acquisition. Secondly is talent development. What I mean by this is you want to hire people that you want to keep within the organization. And … Read more
Motivation Through Compensation The first way to motivate employees is through compensation. Some would argue that compensation is not the most important element in motivating employees. And in rare exceptions, I agree. Compensation is incredibly important in drawing employees in to join your company, but after they join, it becomes less important. However, let’s talk … Read more
Dynamics Between a Board of Directors and a CEO Today, I’m going to talk about how to manage your board for CEOs. The dynamic between a CEO and the board is very interesting. Whether you’re in a private company or a public company, the CEO is beholden to the board. The board can hire and … Read more
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.