Executive Management and Organizational Development:

  1. The 11 Required Elements of a Successful Vision – What is a “Vision” and How to Develop and Use It 
  2. How Do You Grow a Company To $100 Million?
  3. Modes of Management – Shifting Management Gears As Your Company’s Stage of Development Evolves 
  4. The Risk Assessment Landscape Map – A Framework For Viewing and Managing Business Risk.
  5. Management Methods That Work – An Effective Model For Building Your Organization Without Limits 
  6. A Simple Framework For Employee Development 
  7. Customer Service is Dead or Dying – Top 8 Ways to Improve Your Customer Service
  8. Overloaded?  Lead Your Way Out!
  9. Management By Objective – A Time Tested Management Classic Everyone Should Use
  10. Management By Objective (MBO)- The Bigger Picture Annual Planning Process
  11. Leadership Lessons For Emerging Companies
  12. Reducing Customer Burden for Higher Sales
  13. Wages of Words – The power of words is amplified as a CEO

Designing Your Business, Vision, Product and Market Positioning:

  1. Strategic Planning – Not Just for Fortune 2000 Companies
  2. Six Ways to Grow Your Business
  3. The Messaging And Communications Pyramid – A Simple Overview Framework.
  4. Market Entry Strategy & Positioning and Using Competitive Landscape Maps
  5. Optimizing Your Sales and Marketing Process Without Spending More
  6. What is a “Vision” and How to Develop and Use It – The 11 Required Elements of a Successful Vision
  7. “Marketing” A Waste of Money Or The Most Important Thing You Can Do?
  8. Getting 10X Productivity in Product Development
  9. When Do You Need a New Vision or a Vision Tune-up?
  10. Principals of Risk Management
  11. The Risk Assessment Landscape Map – A Framework For Viewing and Managing Business Risk.

For Board Members, CEOs and Senior Executives Wishing To Become CEOs:

  1. 68 CEO Responsibilities – Source unknown
  2. The True Cost of a CEO – Current CEO Compensation Averages
  3. CEO’s Role in Early-Stage Companies
  4. Top Ten Tips On Hiring A Senior Executive 
  5. Getting Value From Consultants
  6. Are Directors Obsolete? – Peter Cohen
  7. Giving Boards of Directors Some Bite – Peter Cohen

Managing Startups & Early-Stage Companies:

  1. Top 10 Rules For Startup Success 
  2. The Perfect Startup Model – A Metaphor for Success 
  3. Startup Versus Big Company – A Comparison of Operations Modes
  4. Eighty Percent Solutions – Why 100% Solutions Can Mean Certain Death For Early Stage Companies
  5. Common Startup Mistakes – A Series on Avoidable Errors That Have Killed Companies.
  6. Controlling Your Money and Resources
  7. Understanding Capital Expenditures and Their Real Cost
  8. Big Company Disease – And the Top Ten Signs A Company Has It
  9. Hiring and Job Scope in Early Stage Companies 
  10. Twelve Secrets To Entrepreneurial Success
  11. 16 Deadly Sin Committed By Startups (reprinted from The Red Herring)


  1. Top Ten Tips For Raising Angel Financing
  2. Top 11 Things NOT To Tell Angel Investors
  3. Landscape Map of Financing Environment Today – Angel vs. VC
  4. Fixing Venture Capital – From Joel on Software site
  5. See Book Recommendations on this Complex and Dynamic Topic
  6. SBA Lending Limits Increased To $2 million
  7. 10 Myths of Venture Capital – Reprint from The Red Herring

Human Capital and Hiring The Best:

  1. Top Ten Hiring Tips (For All Employees)
  2. Top Ten Tips On Hiring A Senior Executive
  3. The 16 Best Interview Questions Ever
  4. Thoughts Using Interim Management
  5. Getting Value From Consultants
  6. The Most Common Hiring Mistake Made Today
  7. Top 10 Reasons Why An Executive Hires A Coach
  8. Job Scope In Early-Stage Companies
  9. Advice From a Nobel Prize Winner on Human Capital Management
  10. The Disney Approach to Human Capital

Miscellaneous Other Articles:

  1. Redefining the Business-Owner/Professional Relationship: Moving From Dependency to Collaboration by Harvy Simkovits and Paul Faxon
  2. Code of Ethics of C-Level Enterprises and the Institute of Management Consultants
  3. Due Diligence Checklist
  4. See Reading and Book Recommendations
  5. Ten Keys to Copy That Sells Alexandria Brown – The eZine Queen