The team of Richard Franzi (Author), Paul Roberts (Editor), Ross Loehner (Illustrator) have released their book Critical Mass The 10 Explosive Powers of CEO Peer Groups.
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A must read for every business owner and CEO trying to navigate today’s every changing business climate. Learn how to build and leverage you own CEO peer group so together you can benefit from each others experiences of what works and what doesn’t. In our fast paced business climate trial and error is too costly and too risky. Every business leader needs to be able to make quick well informed decisions to meet customer demands and maintain their competitiveness.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
The subject of CEO peer groups as business advisory groups has received very little exposure in the business literature and press until Richard Franzi’s book, Critical Mass: The 10 Explosive Powers of CEO Peer Groups, shines a welcome beacon of light on this time honored and proven phenomena for helping executives make better decisions.As the cover proclaims, “Find out how to build an army around you and develop you own ‘personal guidance system’ like some of the most famous CEOs in history”. This well structured and easy to read book truly delivers on that promise in a big way. While covering the history of CEO advisory groups and possible alternatives for CEOs, the emphasis is on the value participants can expect (“10 Explosive Powers”). Each of the powers is described in straightforward fashion with appropriate quotes from other sources sprinkled in. Case Studies very effectively illustrate the powers via real world application on a variety of business issues.The evidence is compelling as to the power and the impact of CEO Peer Groups. Perhaps that is because Mr. Franzi writes from his own personal experience of having been a participant and leader of a CEO peer groups. His is not a theoretical point of view, but one based on years of experience and observation of this powerful process in action.
Who would benefit by reading this book? Leaders of any organization (CEO, business owner, President, Division Manager, etc.Those who are currently engaged in a business advisory board will find themselves frequently nodding in agreement with the content. Those who are unfamiliar with the process will thank Mr. Franzi for exposing them to this powerful executive development process and tool in making better decisions.
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You will also find useful their other book in the series CRITICAL MASS: The Power of CEO Guiding Principles
Publication Date: March 17, 2011
Richard Franzi and Doug Gfeller have had the opportunity to interview hundreds of business owners and CEOs through their weekly radio show CRITICAL MASS: The Radio Show.They have gained access to some of the most innovative and important minds in Orange County, CA. such as Cynthia Graff, CEO of Lindora Clinic and Dennis Kuhl, Chairman of Angels Baseball.All of this has allowed Ric and Doug to assemble a fountain of insight and inspiration to help other business executives learn how vital their own guiding principle is to their firm’s success.
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