Category: How to Become CEO

“Send handwritten notes.” – Jeffery J. Fox

In this digital age of email, Twitter, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn and still more means of communication, it’s hard to remember that a large part of business is still about relationships.

I remember working for a particularly tyrannical boss.  Although I did not want to be like him in any way, he did one thing that stuck with me.  He would hand out handwritten notes when you did something he was pleased with.  And he was EXTREMELY hard to please.

I hated the guy but I wanted one of those notes more than anything.

We live in a world of noise.  If you want to stand out, do something different and deeply personal.  Send a note.

Read “How to Become CEO” by Jeffery J. Fox.



“Think for one hour every day.” – Jeffery J. Fox

Get away, get quiet, go run or ride or walk, get some coffee, shut the door, disappear…  Shut down the noise for a few minutes and let your mind work.

Sometimes, answers come when you reflect.

You should make time for it.  Your day will fill up because there’s never enough time to get everything done, so plan on your thinking time.

Read “How to Become CEO” by Jeffery J. Fox