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Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Four Visionary Leadership Lessons from Milton Hershey (1857-1945)

I was recently in York, Pennsylvania presenting to several CEO groups when I decided to visit nearby Hershey Town. As a chocolate lover and a researcher, I was … Read more

Categories: Creativity| Entrepreneurship| Leadership

Five Ways Top CEOs View the Competition

[Article 6 of a 6-part series] Have you ever wondered how much top CEOs focus on the competition and what they do about it? You may be surprised … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship| Leadership

Column Image Your Employees are a Goldmine: Four Ways San Diego’s Top CEOs Tap into their Teams’ Innovation

[Part 5 of 6] Just as San Diego’s Most Admired CEOs* (as identified by the San Diego Business Journal) are intentional about their culture, inspiring and engaging their teams … Read more

Categories: Creativity| Entrepreneurship

Top CEOs Reject Comfort Zones: Three Bold Life Lessons on Pain and Discomfort Leading to Success

[Part 4 of 6] Before becoming CEOs we know and admire, San Diego’s Most Admired CEOs* (as identified by the San Diego Business Journal) had challenges along the way … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship| Leadership| Personal Growth

“This Feels Risky But I’m Doing it Anyway!:” Three Ways Top CEOs Embrace Risk

By Dr. Sherry Nooravi (Part 3 of 6]. When it comes to taking risks, San Diego’s Most Admired CEOs have often had to go against naysayers to follow … Read more

Categories: Creativity| Entrepreneurship| Leadership| Personal Growth

Most Admired CEOs Have a No Guts No Glory Approach (published article in the San Diego Business Journal)

Fearless, driven and passionate is how I describe the nine winners of the Most Admired CEO Awards I interviewed. Not impervious to fear, they sense it like the … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship| Leadership| Personal Growth

Mastery in Sports and Life Requires Blood, Sweat & Tears: Eight Sports Lessons that Apply to Entrepreneurship

I went skiing recently and as I was (mostly) swooshing down the mountain, it occurred to me that our approach for mastering sports often coincides with and is … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship

Run Toward the Lion’s Roar: Let’s Prepare to Face our Biggest Fears in 2011

As we wrap up 2010 with parties and planning for 2011 projects, it may also be a good time to consider what you really want to accomplish in … Read more

Categories: Entrepreneurship| Leadership| Personal Growth

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