Book Launch Party Sept. 11 at Capital Factory

Fellow Austinites and those who may be in the Austin area on September 11: You are cordially invited to attend my book launch party at Capital Factory! We’ll be celebrating the publication of my first book, “The CEO Tightrope.” This book has been years in the making and is my attempt – based on my […]

Quick guide to CEO decision-making

Making decisions is such an integral part of the CEO role that I devoted an entire chapter of my upcoming book to it. For a quick cheat sheet to making good decisions, see my latest article in Entrepreneur: 10 Steps to Quality CEO Decision-Making

Grading the CEO

In my latest article for Forbes.com – How Do You Evaluate CEO Performance? 6 Ways To Grade The Chief – I discuss a scorecard I developed to help corporate boards objectively evaluate CEO performance. Boards can be one of a CEO’s few sources of direct feedback, but many board members do not know much about the CEO role or how to provide formal input. The scorecard categories correspond to the responsibilities of the CEO that I’ve discussed on this blog and provide a way for boards to give consistent, structured input to the CEO. Check out the article and let me know what you think.

RISE Week Austin Registration Open

Registration is now open for RISE Week Austin, named one of the “Must-Attend 2013 Conferences for Entrepreneurs” by a Forbes contributor. Taking place May 13-17, the event “offers entrepreneurs a combination of interactive learning sessions, inspiring keynotes, unique competitions, funding opportunities, and celebratory networking events.” I’ll be hosting a session on Thursday, May 16 called “10 Steps to a 9-Figure+ Exit.” Sessions are kept to only 25 people to allow for in-depth, quality interactions, so sign up soon!