Resources

Where CEOs

Come to Learn

We believe CEOs should also be Chief Learners of their organization.

Our members are constantly seeking new ideas, theories and processes that can make them more effective leaders. That’s why we offer this expanding collection of resources. Bookmark this page and check back often to learn about the latest trends in leadership.

Podcasts

Digital Strategy Call

With special guest Jim Schleckser discussing his book and other topics

Digital Strategy Call

Grow My Revenue Business Cast

Featuring Inc. CEO Project's Jim Schleckser

Grow My Revenue Business Cast

Books & Articles

New

Three Ways to Grow: Build, Partner or Buy

 

Three Ways to Grow: Build, Partner or Buy

The 10X CEO

 

The 10X CEO

CEO Coaching and the Role of the Board

Directors Monthly

CEO Coaching and the Role of the Board

Are You Wasting Your Time?

 

Are You Wasting Your Time?

The Hunt for Talent

Smart CEO Magazine

The Hunt for Talent

Drucker on Leadership

 

Drucker on Leadership

Start Building Recurring Revenue into Your Business Today

 

Start Building Recurring Revenue into Your Business Today

The Power of Recurring Revenue

 

The Power of Recurring Revenue

Five Hats: The High Leverage Roles of a CEO

 

Five Hats: The High Leverage Roles of a CEO

Board Games: Choosing the Right Mix of Advisors for You Company's Success

 

Board Games: Choosing the Right Mix of Advisors for You Company's Success

WashingtonExec.com Interview with Jim Schleckser, Inc. CEO Project

 

WashingtonExec.com Interview with Jim Schleckser

Business Model

The Discipline of Market Leaders: Choose Your Customers, Narrow Your Focus, Dominate Your Market

Treacy & Wiersema

The Discipline of Market Leaders

Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance

Porter

Competitive Advantage

The Profit Zone: How Strategic Business Design Will Lead You to Tomorrow's Profits

Slywotzky & Morrison

The Profit Zone

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't

Collins

Good to Great

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant

Kim & Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business

Christensen

The Innovator's Dilemma

The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth

Christenson & Raynor

The Innovator's Solution

The E-Myth Revisited

Gerber

The E-Myth Revisited

Business Process

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

Goldratt

The Goal

Customer Intimacy: Pick Your Partners, Shape Your Culture, Win Together

Wiersema

Customer Intimacy

The Art of the Long View: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World

Schwartz

The Art of the Long View

Five Frogs on a Log: A CEO's Field Guide to Accelerating the Transition in Mergers, Acquisitions and Gut Wrenching Change

Feeldman & Spratt

Five Frogs on a Log

The Practice of Management

Drucker

The Practice of Management

The New Successful Large Account Management: Maintaining and Growing Your Most Important Assets -- Your Customers

Miller & Heiman

The New Successful Large Account Management

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Ries

The Lean Startup

Talent

Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching, and Keeping the Best People, Revised and Updated Edition

Smart

Topgrading

Human Capability: A Study of Individual Potential and Its Application

Jaques & Cason

Human Capability

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Lencioni

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

CEO Traits

Atlas Shrugged

Rand

Atlas Shrugged

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Carnegie

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Carnegie

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller--Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

Hill

Think and Grow Rich

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Kahneman

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Book Summaries & Reviews

Blueprint to a Billion

Thomson

Blueprint to a Billion

Know-how

Charan

Know-how

Made to Stick

Heath & Heath

Made to Stick

No Man’s Land

Tatum

No Man's Land

The Breakthrough Company

McFarland

The Breakthrough Company

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

Lencioni

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job

Videos

New

2017 CEO Summit

Review a few highlights from the 2017 CEO Summit presented by the Inc. CEO Project.

Inc. CEO Project interview with Business Rockstars

Inc. CEO Project's Jim Schleckser is interviewed by Business Rockstars.

Creating a Corporate Strategy Your Team Will Rally Around

Featuring Jim Schleckser

The 5 Roles of a CEO

5 Roles of a CEO

Inc. CEO Project Founder Jim Schleckser discusses the Five Roles of a CEO.

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Engineer Business Process Improvements

 

Coach and Find Talent

 

From Player to Leader

 

Learner for New Ideas

 

CEO Membership Experience

New ideas and constructive advice from peers who want you to succeed

 

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