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Lessons from a First-Time CEO: Experience Matters
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Experience matters. It is difficult enough for a first-time CEO to learn how to lead and manage all facets of a business as it grows. To do so without the…

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Give up the illusion of control – proactively build your board
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One of the worst pieces of advice I received in the early days of Three Pillar was to refrain from building a board of directors. If you need the advice,…

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Leaders don’t make tough decisions…
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…they live for them. Making hard decisions is – well – hard! Pulling the trigger on a decision which has a material impact on others or balances significant risk and…

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To build or to buy
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Last week, Three Pillar closed an acquisition that is the first major milestone in the 3 Yr. plan we set forth last December. The plan, dubbed “$50mm in 3 Yrs.”,…

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Continuing to refine my role
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About three months ago I blogged about my evolution as CEO of Three Pillar. I cataloged the growth that is probably fairly typical for an entrepreneur and outlined four steps…

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Are you a leader, manager, or both?
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“You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Hopper, Admiral, US Navy You may have noticed that some managers cannot lead. To lead is…

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