Get Local, Fuse Your Team & Find Gold

Get local, interacting with front line workers and find gold to fuse your team together? During our early years with Integra Telecom, when we first began to shoulder our way into the über-competitive communications market, the giants of the industry—like Verizon and...

Great Results Begin With R-E-S-P-E-C-T

When I first became a CEO (of Integra Telecom) I was terrified. As cofounder and newly minted chief executive officer, I was clearly in charge of the company, but I was intimidated by the workers—all nine of them. These frontline employees were hard-working, smart...

Fusion Leadership for Good

Fusion Leadership is a journey, made more challenging by the distractions and temptations that arise with money and power. The ultimate destination—a place where the collective ego exists above or at least equal to your selfish ego—is difficult to attain, and I was...