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CEO Jeff Thomson: the Chief Energizer at Work at IMA

August 16, 2017 0 Comments

   Jeffrey Thomson

A few years ago, the day after facilitating a daylong nonprofit board-CEO retreat at the Wallace Center of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, I spent several hours strolling through the …

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Two Defining Traits of Successful Chiefs of Staff

June 23, 2017 0 Comments

       Doug Eadie

The June 15 article at this blog makes the case for the chief of staff position in the CEO’s office as a viable alternative to the CEO-chief operating officer (COO) structure:  http://extraordinaryceo.com/chief-staff-alternative-ceo-coo-structure/  If you’re considering adding a chief …

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The CEO-COO Partnership: Thriving and Paying Big Dividends at Astor Services

May 19, 2017 0 Comments

In this new …

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Kick Off 2017 By Updating Your CEO Governance Strategy

January 3, 2017 0 Comments

Preparing for a recent CEO coaching session, I fine-tuned the process that I’d developed several years ago for updating the CEO’s Governance Strategy.  All really board-savvy CEOs know that governance (encompassing the work of the board and the board-CEO partnership) …

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The Blind Visionary Reaches Out Aggressively

October 3, 2016 0 Comments
Virginia Jacko The Blind Visionary

Virginia Jacko
The Blind Visionary

Virginia Jacko is one of the most extraordinary CEOs I’ve ever worked with.  Not only did she start all over again as a vocational rehabilitation student at the Miami Lighthouse after losing her eyesight while …

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The Extraordinary CEO as Energizer-in-Chief

August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, “This was their finest hour.”

This is British …

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Extraordinary CEOs Who Wear the Demystifier-in-Chief Hat

July 21, 2016 0 Comments
       Doug Eadie

Doug Eadie

Little did I realize what I was getting into when I was offered my first managerial job after three years in the Peace Corps and graduate school – chief operating officer of a large but quite troubled local …

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Two Extraordinary CEOs Spearhead Business Model Updates

May 24, 2016 0 Comments

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The Blind Visionary: Keeping Her Ego in Check and Things in Perspective

January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Virginia Jacko The Blind Visionary

Virginia Jacko
The Blind Visionary

Two previous articles at this blog have talked about Virginia Jacko, who lost her eyesight while serving as a senior financial executive at Purdue University, started all over as a vocational rehabilitation student in 2001,

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Keeping the Really High-Stakes Board Chair-CEO Partnership Healthy

November 30, 2015 0 Comments

An …

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