DISC Assessment Is For the Birds.

While the DISC behavioral test might be a perfectly fine assessment of behavioral styles in the academic world, the CEOs in my CEO peer group here in Honolulu are convinced it’s a waste of time for most people in the real world. Have you ever taken a DISC assessment? The…

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A New Group for Key Executives

hi!  I’m in the process of launching a new group for Key Executives.  Several of the members in my CEO peer group have been asking me to provide a method to help their direct reports.  This new group is my answer to that.  I’m combining many of the same pillars of…

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Ready to Blow Away Your Customers?

It was my pleasure to welcome Grant Goodwin from AllRoads back to Hawaii for a special workshop on Authoritative Branding.  This was not my regular CEO peer group, although several of the CEOs from my group joined us for this 1/2 day event in Kaka’ako.  Here are some of my…

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The Impact of Facebook — a WSJ/Vistage Survey

A recent Wall Street Journal | Vistage survey asked small business CEOs about the impact of Facebook.  They wanted to know if the CEOs were seeing a quantifiable increase in sales, revenue or brand awareness through their paid ads.  (Spoiler alert!) The results weren’t pretty.  See below: See the rest…

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Business Lessons From Amsterdam

Hi! I just got back from a great family vacation trip to Amsterdam.  I *loved* it.   The primary purpose of the trip was to spend time with my family, but I learned a lot along the way. First, the flight.   As I’m sure you’ve experienced, a new aspect…

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Hello world!

Hey!  I’m back in the “groove” with blogging.  It’s been a while since I’ve had a blog up and running.  It sure feels good to have this one up and going.  I look forward to updating the blog with topics of interest to executives and business leaders.  Come back later…

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