CEO Club of Boston

CEO Club of Boston

I’d like to shine a spotlight on a CEO Club I joined earlier this year. As a CEO, I think you should consider joining this one. As Fred’s home page states: CEO Club of Boston improves the quality and profitability of enterprises through the power of shared...
CEOs Give Yourself A Gift This Xmas – A Chairman!

CEOs Give Yourself A Gift This Xmas – A Chairman!

Some might call it Non-Executive Chairman. Some might call it a mentoring role and recently in the US we hear it called an Accountability Coach. The title doesn’t matter but the role is important. Why do private company CEOs need a Chairman? Consider these added value...
Civility at Work

Civility at Work

I was inspired to write this post having read Dr. Christine Porath’s piece in the weekend WSJ. I feel the timing couldn’t be better. I love guidance based on research and it also helps that it’s the only way to behave. Dr. Porath is a professor at...
Employee Reviews & the need for self monitoring

Employee Reviews & the need for self monitoring

GE is trying to reinvent the employee review. Accenture and Adobe have scrapped annual reviews. But here’s the thing. This challenge of monitoring performance, of developing talent still remains, whether we have annual reviews or not. The challenge of improving...