Nov 20, 2019
Jim Schleckser shares how the “Kink in a Hose” approach is the
key to great CEOs being successful and HOW successful CEOs tend to
live very balanced lives. Mike Domitrz asks Jim how boundaries and
respect is key to living a full life while being a strong leader in
an organization. And discover how to gain feedback from others
without letting it bother you.
Jim is the CEO of the Inc. CEO Project and helps leaders grow
companies. He specializes in the issues that fast growth firms
experience in their business models, talent, processes and systems
as they reach higher levels of performance. Jim and his team work
with over 100 CEOs of high growth companies to identify and
obliterate the things that stand between them and continued
organizational success. These firms represent nearly $20 billion in
revenue and 100,000 employees.
With 30 years of leadership in business, he brings experience
in leading global organizations in both public and private
environments across many functional areas to the table. His most
recent firm had a valuation of $1.6 billion.
He has been quoted in the New York Times, Time, Huffington
Post and National Public Radio. His ideas have been translated into
9 languages and he has done business in over 27 countries.
Jim Schleckser is the author of the best selling published
book, “Great CEOs are Lazy”, detailing the behaviors that make the
difference in CEO performance. You can get more information
His insight is sought by dozens of CEOs of growth companies
around the country. If you want straight, strategic advice on your
business problem - you have found your guy.
He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of
Delaware and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of
He serves on the board of Defenders, Daniel Defense, AltoVista
and Youth with a Mission - San Pedro, DR, a missionary
He is a Certified Sommelier, avid soccer player, prolific
reader and recently climbed Kilimanjaro. He resides in Potomac,
Links to Jim:
Books Jim Recommends:
- Dale Carnegie - "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living"
HOST: Mike Domitrz is the founder of The Center for
Respect where he helps educational institutions, the US Military
and businesses of all sizes create a culture of respect throughout
their organizations. From addressing consent to helping
corporations build a workplace free from fear (reducing sexual
harassment and helping employees thrive by treating them with
respect every day), Domitrz engages audiences by sharing skill sets
they can implement into their lives immediately. As an author,
trainer, keynote speaker and coach, Mike Domitrz loves working with
leaders at all levels. Learn more at http://www.CenterForRespect.com