Business Planning for a Recession: 4 Critical Steps for CEOs

Business Planning for a Recession

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

How CEOs Can Scale a Company for Growth

How CEOs Can Scale a Company For Growth

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

6 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Team As the CEO

6 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Team as the CEO

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

The 5 Most Effective Ways to Motivate Employees

5 Most Effective Ways to Motivate Employees

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

How to Manage Your Board of Directors as the CEO of a Company

How to Manage a Board of Directors as the CEO

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

The Importance of the CEO’s Vision for a Company

The Importance of Vision for CEOs

It’s the CEO’s responsibility to create a vision for a company. And the reason it’s important is that it’s a motivating factor for employees. For the current employees and for potential future employees.

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.