Sean Kimble, who hosted our meeting our meeting in Austin, Tx. and his CEO Eric Long who spoke to us have been busy. They recently completed an acquisition valued at $1.8b. Congratulations to Sean and Eric for the work that has been done and the...

Enlightened Leadership (From the Robin Report) James M. Damian Here we are at the end of 2017 still talking about diversity, gender parity, equitable compensation and developing an integrated workforce that reflects our customers. In an increasingly divisive national (and international) conversation, the issues we face...

Published by Jill Griffin National Association of Corporate Directors Jill Griffin When former Zale Corp. CEO Theo Killion shared his leadership lessons of turning around Zales at a recent NACD TriCities Chapter program in Austin, Texas, it jogged some childhood retail memories for me. Growing up in the 1960’s,...

  [caption id="attachment_17996" align="alignleft" width="214"] Tamara Bray[/caption] Tamara Bray is Group Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for DCP Midstream, “one of the largest producers of NGLs and one of the largest natural gas processing companies in the U.S.” DCP gathers and/or processes about 12% of our nation's...

Over a 10 year period, management assessment group ghSmart assessed 17,000 C-suite executives including 2,000 CEOs to answer the following question, “What sets successful CEOS apart?” The answers, which were published in a recent Harvard Business Review, may surprise you. Download Article here  ...

In 2016, Larry Fink, the CEO of $5.7 trillion dollar BlackRock Investment wrote a letter that was widely circulated among companies throughout the country. That letter spoke out against “short-termism” and advocated  “that every CEO lay out for shareholders each year a strategic framework for...