Entrepreneurs: “Chase your ego!”

“An entrepreneur chases one of two things first: ego or money.” William Wang, founder and CEO of Vizio, once told me. When I started my company, I was chasing my ego, and I would not have done it any other way. Starting a company is a very selfish act. Some people start companies because they […]

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Don’t focus on hiring A-players

Having A-players on your team can make or break your company. In fact, I would credit all the success we have as a company to our employees who are passionate, determined, results-oriented, and fun to be around. They are our top performers, leaders the rest of the team look up to, and they are our […]

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The only thing a C-Executive must do everyday

(image by Jakub Polomski) As I sat in my monthly Vistage meeting listening to renowned Vistage speaker, Dan Barnett, something dawned on me about the responsibility of a C-Executive. There is one thing any C-Executive must do everyday – He/she must lead by looking forward. There was a concept proposed by Dan Barnett called “Make […]

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