Have you voiced any of the following? Click
on the pictures (or buttons) to see if there's a match between
your need and my experience.
"As a CEO it's lonely at the top! I'd sure
like to find a CEO I can use as a sounding board,
who understands the daily pressures of leadership,
and will be completely discrete about our conversations."
"During the 1990 recession I wasn't CEO,
and my current advisors weren't in very senior
positions then either. Is there someone out
there who has not just survived, but has actually
thrived in past recessions?"
"How can I be certain my banks are not
only treating me fairly, but also will give
me all the support I might need in tough times?"
"Since we're not a public company I
don't have to manage 'quarter to quarter.'
But it's likely that I will have to announce some layoffs soon. Who can give me insights into
how best to manage all the issues involved
in staffing reductions?"
"As a family business, we're constantly
trying to do what's best for everyone . . .the
family, the business, and the shareholders.
Unfortunately, conflicts are surfacing far too
frequently. We'd all surely benefit from some
dispassionate and experienced guidance, if we
could just find it."
"In our company we pride ourselves
on being risk takers. Outsider advisors
would probably not be able to work effectively
within our entrepreneurial culture and aggressive
"Experience counts. It's the best predictor of success."