CEO Meditation – The Best Way to Get Things Done

Meditation has finally made it to the main stream. No longer is it viewed as something only hippies and counter culture types enjoy in order to contemplate the universe. In fact meditation in the work...


5 Keys to Successfully Maintain a Healthy Work Life Balance

I’m a young CEO. I started my company while I was still in college at Brigham Young University (BYU). I was part of BYU’s Collegiate Club National Championship soccer team in 1999. Playing soccer,...


Who’s the Fairest Start-up CEO? Ways to Divide Start-Up Equity

As the CEO or founder of a start-up company much of your success will stem from the treatment of your start-up team and early employees or partners. When people join your start-up it is often because ...


4 Basic Accounting Skills Every Aspiring CEO Should Have

Excellent executives know everything about the business they run. They know how each department operates and how every single job affects the company’s bottom line. One of the most important asp...


5 Ways to Function Effectively as a CEO – Without Spending Like One

Being the CEO of your own business means much more than making the decisions. It also means functioning as the face of the business as you develop your venture. Whatever product or service your small ...


What Every Startup CEO Needs to Know About Intellectual Property

Your fledgling startup needs a great deal of care and protection. For the first five years, startup businesses have a high failure rate and one of the biggest reasons is security. You will need ...


Infographic: How CEOs are Getting More Social

CEOs are recognizing that not only their companies but themselves need to have a presence on social media. Here’s how the next generation of CEOs are adapting and integrating social media into t...


Laid-off to CEO: 6 Steps to Building Your Business

Back in November 2008, I was laid off from a job that I hated.  At a time when everything seemed uncertain, there were two things I was absolutely sure of.  First, I absolutely love everything about...


The Steve Jobs Legacy – What We Can All Learn From The Greatest CEO Of All Time

The passing of Steve Jobs marks a sad time in American history.  As someone who was the best CEO of our time, and arguably the greatest CEO in history, we have truly lost an American icon. Not only w...


Why a Degree in Business Doesn’t Have to Be a CEO Prerequisite

Let’s face it—when you have a job you like, found it fairly quickly, and it falls in line with what you studied in school, the “real world” really isn’t that bad. Now, I’m going to take a...