How to Think Like a CEO

  In a word: read. I once had an argument with someone who didn't want to read business books because 'they all contradict each other, proving they don't know what they're talking about.' I think that's the wrong perspective; there isn't...
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Bob Pritchett
Author, Speaker, CEO

Advice for Your Career in Publishing

  I’ve been contributing to other sites lately. Here are some excerpts and links. 5 Things to Say to Advance Your Career Right Now Your career is about relationships: with your boss, your coworkers, and with the people you...
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On Mother’s Day

3,000 year old advice on honoring your mother, from The Instruction of Any, written in the Egyptian Eighteenth Dynasty: Double the food your mother gave you, Support her as she supported you; She had a heavy load in you, But she did not...
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Students need to fail

Are you failing enough? School is a place that trains you to give the right answer, and where failure is punished. Are you trying to do things that have never been done? Are you seeking answers no one knows already? Risk failure to find...
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Ask for improvements, not feedback

Your work can be better. Mine can be, too. I want to be intentional about excellence. I want our team to decide that we are going to value excellent work and pursue excellence in our own output. And here's the tool to make it happen: Improve the...
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A series on the Faithlife core values: Honesty. Openness. Awesomeness. Growth. Initiative. Elegance. Shipping. It doesn't matter how great something is if no one is using it. We get paid when we deliver value to our customers. At the start,...
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