Category: CEO

Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker

Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker by Colle Davis   History Machiavelli wrote The Prince in an era of monarchs and cruel despots (15th and 16th Century). He was advising those seeking a higher station in the realm and who wanted to stay alive. Those serving the king/lord were sycophants, schemers, and hangers-on who had …

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Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’

Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’ – by Coach, Colle Davis In 1998, my coaching company launched a formalized twelve-year research project that focused on a group of carefully selected successful business people. Initially, we began our project with 212 men and women, and at the end there were left 187 in the group. The …

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CEO’s in Waiting

CEO’s in Waiting – by Coach Colle Davis Are you a CEO in waiting? How does the behavior of a current and future CEO’s differ from the expectations and stereotyped ideas? Here’s a sad fact: The level-headed, good listener, the problem solver is said to be in demand for leadership positions, and yet it is …

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