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The CEOs Power Play

Is Retirement Still an Option?

First off, I’m not a financial planner so don’t construe these ideas as financial advice or counsel. What I wanted to do on this episode of the CEOs Power Play is share the ideas and practices that I have used and learned from various CEOs and Executives who have either retired or were preparing for… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

Are You Paying Attention?

A study conducted by Microsoft demonstrates the continuing degradation technology is having on our attention span. If you are like many of the CEOs or Executives that I coach and advise, you are constantly inundated with emails, phone calls and text messages, all that serve a purpose of consuming our time through various distractions. These… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

Do You Know Who You Are?

Are you stuck on the hamster wheel of life? Unfortunately I know a lot of CEOs who are. You see it’s one thing to stay busy all the time; focusing on getting work done, running kids to events and entertaining friends, but at the end of it all are you living a fulfilled life? For… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

The Power of Putting Pen to Paper

It was only recently that I spoke with a group of CEOs about how to improve the performance of their team in order to improve their profitability when one of the participants stood up and said “Shawn, this has been great. In all the years I’ve been running my business I don’t know the last… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

The Think Forward Strategy

Regardless of where I travel, the time of year or the industry impacted, I’ve found that virtually every CEO is mired in the day-to-day challenges of running and leading their business. Any attempt to make predictions is saved until the 36 month mark where the executive team comes together to assess and identify the strategy… Read More…

The CEOs Power Play

What Good is Success Without Your Health?

Many of the CEOs I meet are overly stressed, burned out, working long hours and taking little time for their family or themselves. It would be easy to say that this is simply right of passage to being a successful CEO, however I don’t believe this to be true. It’s critical to recognize that our… Read More…