Well, the new COO and I spent January getting our respective roles and responsibilities agreed, and had fun discovering how not to get in each other’s way.
It wasn’t quite as Keystone Cops as it sounds, but as in any relationship shift, it takes a while to get into the rhythm. For example, it took a half-dozen flights together to clearly establish company policy re the use of our respective airplane seat backs (see the graphic illustration of said policy from our new employee manual).
We just got back from a typhoon-laden trip to Atlanta where we delivered the all-new Predictable Success workshop to 37 fine folks in the am, then shared the model with 100 or so of Georgia Tech’s management and business grads.
Also last week we recorded a great interview with one of my business heroes (and client) David Gardner, co-Founder of the Motley Fool; wrote an Inc article that broke page view records; and finalized our next free webinar – all of which you can access below.
New Workshop Content:
New Free Webinar:
Listen: Tom Gardner, co-Founder of The Motley Fool
I’ve watched The Motley Fool since it was founded in 1993 by Tom and David Gardner.
So it was with some delight that I discovered a few years ago that they are big fans of ‘Predictable Success’, and even more delighted to be given the opportunity to work with the company’s senior team.
Read: New at Inc – 4 Signs You Will Fail as a Leader
Last week’s article at Inc has already received more page views than any other I’ve written.
In the article I write about those leaders who on the outside appear dependable, effective and on top of things, but who, underneath that exterior, are engaging in destructive behaviors that will eventually blow up on them.
Attend: Growco THE conference for growing businesses
Inc magazine runs what is in my mind the best conference for growing businesses
It’s called ‘Growco‘, and this year I’m co-keynoting with Richard Branson (CEO, Virgin Gropup) and John Mackey (CEO, Whole Foods).