Rick’s Blog – Create the Future™

Board & Advisory services for middle market, technology companies
July 25, 2022
Leadership Matters - Even in Outer Space
July 19, 2022
What Business Are We In?
May 31, 2022
Success at Scale - Podcast Interview
May 5, 2022
My Speaking Engagements - New Podcast on Boards of Directors
April 6, 2022
The Transaction: A Product Strategy Choice
March 2, 2022
Business Model & Cultural Model – The Caleres Story
January 24, 2022
Looking Ahead to 2022
December 15, 2021
Thoughts of Joy for Christmas
November 30, 2021
COVID-19 - Your Chief Innovation Officer
October 13, 2021
Has COVID Changed How We Sell?
September 14, 2021
What Pirates Can Teach Us About Leadership
August 3, 2021
Are We in the Right Business?
June 28, 2021
Board of Directors – A Pain or An Asset
June 14, 2021
Purpose, Community, and Values Drive Success
May 19, 2021
The Wrong CEO - Highest Risk Factor
April 22, 2021
It Is Not Just the Money
March 10, 2021
Lessons Learned – COVID Supply Chain Impact
February 10, 2021
The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Story
January 13, 2021
A New Year – A New Opportunity
December 16, 2020
Christmas Thoughts
December 3, 2020
Thankful, Purposeful, Loving, Happy, and Doing the Right Thing
November 12, 2020
My Value Proposition
October 19, 2020
Stock Market Outlook - Election & Economic Uncertainty
October 1, 2020
Raising Equity Capital
September 15, 2020
COVID-19 - A Leader's Story
July 1, 2020
Independence Day 2020
June 24, 2020
Solve Your Customer's Problem
May 27, 2020
Board of Directors – Podcast on Crisis Leadership
May 12, 2020
Crisis Management - The Board of Directors' Role
April 27, 2020
Crisis Leadership During COVID-19
March 18, 2020
Coronavirus – Numbers Driving the Crisis
February 19, 2020
Trust - Your Company's Most Valuable Asset
February 5, 2020
Replacing the Founder CEO – Life Is Good
January 23, 2020
Cyber Security - Build a Wall or Give Permission
January 7, 2020
Pulverize Your Company – The Logitech Model
December 18, 2019
Best Wishes for Christmas
December 4, 2019
Pepsi vs Coke – Lessons in Brand Competition
November 5, 2019
Conflicting Opinions – Lessons in Leadership from Trump Presidency
October 3, 2019
Fire Yourself
September 8, 2019
Barriers to Making Big Decisions – A Chinese Case Study
June 17, 2019
When Something Goes Wrong at Your Company
June 17, 2019
Dunkin Donuts or Just Dunkin – What Are They Selling?
May 13, 2019
Dunkin’ Drops Donuts – Why?
April 29, 2019
Mueller Report on Trump White House
April 8, 2019
Your Customer Doesn't Know What He Wants
March 23, 2019
Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta
March 4, 2019
Starting a Business - Killing It Quickly
January 5, 2019
Maximizing the Value From Your Board of Directors
December 18, 2018
Peace and Joy
December 10, 2018
We Speak – What Do They Hear?
November 18, 2018
Your Business Partnerships Communicate your Values
October 10, 2018
Play It Again Sam – An American in Casablanca
July 17, 2018
Your Board of Directors - Pain in the Butt or Valuable Asset
May 30, 2018
Big Data & Medical School Training – What’s the Connection
May 22, 2018
Bribery – Corporate Policy or Local Necessity?
April 25, 2018
Your Customers Will Decide What You Sell Them
April 21, 2018
Hard Decisions Are Hard
March 30, 2018
Financing - Strategy for Success
March 27, 2018
Big Papi Needs a Job
March 15, 2018
Maximizing the Value of Your Company
December 12, 2017
So Connected – So Alone
December 5, 2017
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along
November 17, 2017
Teamwork at the Core of Success
October 31, 2017
GE Leadership Changes – Message from the Top Matters
September 17, 2017
Firing Your Customers – Path to Success
August 18, 2017
Jeff Immelt – Transformer or Savior of GE
July 11, 2017
Grit, The Power of Passion and Perseverance
July 6, 2017
What Are We Selling?
December 2, 2016
Smart Products
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