CEO Bookshelf

Wendi’s Christmas Cookies

Back in the day before the smart phone when we used to read print newspapers, Clement Moore’s “Twas the Night Before Christmas” was featured on the editorial page every Christmas Eve. Several years ago, when I was working in Annapolis, MD, I came across a deeply moving Christmas Eve editorial that shed light on the […]

CEO Bookshelf: Presidential Proclaimation

Something a  little different from the CEO Bookshelf during this month of Thanksgivings! Have you considered that many people equate the President to a CEO? Occasionally, the President as a CEO issues a critical memo or proclamation to the public intending to convey a significant message. Did you know that 160 years ago Thanksgiving was […]

From the CEO Bookshelf:  “Good to Great”

From the CEO Bookshelf “Good to Great” This month’s book is a classic.  It does focus on large corporations that that have made the leap from just being good to becoming GREAT, but it has some valuable lessons for small business owners.  “Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t” is […]

From the CEO Bookshelf: The E-Myth Revisited

Many people consider “The E-Myth Revisited” by Michael Gerber as one of the most influential books for small business owners. Since it was first published in 1986, over 5 million copies have been sold. If you have not read this book, you should check it out, it will help you along the road to becoming […]