• Why How Smart You Are Has Nothing To Do With How Successful You’ll Be As a CEO

    September 26, 2022

    The journey as CEO is a long one.   You won’t be able to rely purely on your god-given raw intelligence for the whole trip.

  • Lateral Thinking: The Best Tool for Solving Impossible Problems

    April 16, 2022

    There is no way to escape impossible problems on the entrepreneurial journey. Often, the solution lies in Lateral Thinking, changing our perception of the problem.

  • Greenlights and 5 Books I loved in 2021

    February 6, 2022

    McConaughey's Greenlights and our annual list of favorite books

  • The Gift of Fear

    September 19, 2021

    Today, we CEOs experience fear and think it is a natural emotion...

  • Tribe Vibes: The Lily Pad Theory

    September 4, 2021

    Communication is at the root of all business strengths—and weaknesses.

  • The Proven Method for Making Irreversible Decisions

    March 27, 2021

    Making good decisions is a secret weapon at Amazon. It can become your superpower as well.

  • Why We Sleep and My 2020 Summer Reading

    November 11, 2020

    Sleep is the single most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health each day.

  • Mental Models: 5 Books That Will Help You Think like Charlie Munger

    July 12, 2020

    As CEOs, if we train our minds to see the bigger picture, or consider all sides of the problem before making a decision, we can become better leaders. By using knowledge and insights from many disciplines, we have a chance.

  • #CEO Podcast: 7 Books Every Startup CEO Should Read (with David Cancel)

    July 11, 2020

    Are you a know-it-all or a learn-it-all? If you chose the latter, you’ll appreciate the top 5 marketing books David Cancel — Founder and CEO of Drift — can’t stop rereading.

  • What Fixing my Dishwasher Reminded Me about Entrepreneurship

    May 31, 2020

    If you are looking to break into a new industry and lack domain expertise, don’t despair.  

  • 5 Reasons Why CEOs Make Bad Decisions and How to Avoid Them

    February 23, 2020

    It’s time to fire my gut.As a CEO, I have a bias for action and often make decisions with my gut.

  • 8 Books I Couldn’t Put Down in 2019

    February 17, 2020

    Its like weightlifting for the brain. Last year, I decided to focus on leaders.