How thought leadership builds shareholder value.

How thought leadership builds shareholder value.

La La Land. Surf, sand and suntans. As I parked under a palm tree outside Moira Conlon’s office, I was wondering how much someone from this mecca of the laid-back life could really tell me about the hard-nosed business benefits of thought leadership. But never...
Can a good rant be good thought leadership?

Can a good rant be good thought leadership?

I’ll admit it, I like a good rant. That is, if it’s funny, got some bite to it, and manages in all its ticked-off glory to actually make me think. All of which is why I’ve been following Scot McKee for some years (at a safe distance; his B2B creative agency, Birddog,...
How to make your CEO a thought leader

How to make your CEO a thought leader

Here’s a valuable secret about making your CEO a thought leader: you can’t. What you can do, however, is help your CEO let her “inner thought leader” out. Even the most time-challenged, bottom-line-fixated, publicity-averse Chief Executive can start turning her or his...