Why I’m an activist CEO

Each month, I take some time off for CEO activism and advocacy. Activities have included representing at a judicial redistricting hearing, attending a gun reform rally, delivering workshops on advocacy writing, and lobbying. Last month, I went to the N.C. Legislature...

5 things to do before you quit your job

26 years ago today was my last as a full-time employee for someone else. I left the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC to start my own business, what is now The Word Factory. A few tips for those of you considering a similar move: Do the math. Before you cut the...

Resolutions for 2019

Most of us are tempted to engage in the time-honored ritual of setting some New Year's resolutions. According to our friends over at Wikipedia, A New Year's resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in...