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The Author’s Essential Toolkit . . .

Last week I attended an invitation only conference for authors of published business books.  Over the course of my 30+ years as a global management consultant, CEO and author, I, like many of you, have attended my fair share of … Continue reading

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LEVERAGE Infographic: A New Look at a New Book

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LEVERAGE and CNBC

New Book Helps CEOs Understand How Corporate Culture Impacts Performance LEVERAGE: THE CEO’S GUIDE TO CORPORATE CULTURE    by John R. Childress  Watch John Childress Discuss Culture and Banking Risk on CNBC European Closing Bell John R Childress CNBC Interview  … Continue reading

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It Ain’t All Leadership’s Fault

Someone once asked Slick Willie Sutton, the notorious bank robber, why he robbed banks. The question might have uncovered a tale of injustice and lifelong revenge. Maybe a banker foreclosed on the old homestead, maybe a banker’s daughter spurned Sutton … Continue reading

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If I Had Known It Would Be This Hard . . .

Over the years I have spoken to many entrepreneurs and most say the same thing: “If I had known it was going to be this hard, I never would have started my business!”  Yet, hard or not, frustrations or not, … Continue reading

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FASTBREAK now a Kindle eBook

Announcement: My recent business book:  FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution, is now a Kindle eBook and can be easily downloaded to the iPad or PC (with free Kindle app) or to your Kindle reader from both Amazon.com and … Continue reading

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Just Published! FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution

“Publishing a book is like stuffing a note into a bottle and hurling it into the sea. Some bottles drown, some come safe to land, where the notes are read and then possibly cherished, or else misinterpreted, or else understood … Continue reading

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Too Close to See Clearly . . .

Having just finished the first draft of my latest business book, FastBreak: The CEOs Guide to Strategy Execution, I am now at the part I hate the most, editing and revising.  I’ve exhausted the bulk of my creativity over the … Continue reading

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What Leadership Class Did They Take?

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. ~Thomas Jefferson Great news!  The discussion about leadership from my previous blogs, A Chance Meeting at the Airport and Leadership Can’t Be Taught . . … Continue reading

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