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Accepting Hatred – Part 1

“Be nice Mark” was a constant refrain while growing up in Wheaton, Illinois, a city with white picket fences, churches and apple pie. The message came from my mom, my dad and our church. They taught me why to be … Continue reading

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Fackler’s Five

These are some conclusions about running a business that I have come to after 19 years in Vistage and working with hundreds of CEOs. 1) If you are worried about an action that has to be taken, you have already … Continue reading

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CEO’s Checklist For Leading Your Company Through A Recession

This came from members of Sterling Lanier’s Vistage Group in the Bay Area. I changed just a couple of items, but this is essentially their work. CEO Driven Activities – surround yourself with good advisors and seek their help – focus … Continue reading

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