September 28, 2005

CEO Diary: What Makes a Great Day?

CEO Diary:  What Makes a Great Day? 5:30 a.m. – run (have to keep up with Brad) 8:45 a.m. – networking coffee with former main contact at large strategic partner; now CFO of another company in the industry 9:30 a.m. – work time/email/read newsletters, Wall St. Journal online, various RSS feeds 10:30 a.m. – internal meeting to discuss mothballing a product feature that’s hard to maintain and doesn’t generate much revenue 11:00 a.m. – internal meeting to clarify roles and responsibilities between account management and  client technical operations 11:30 a.m. – brainstorm 2006 strategy with head of one of our lines of business 1:00 p.m. – great sales call on a Tier I prospect with new sales person; business almost certainly forthcoming! 3:00 p.m. – meet with head of sales and hea of HR to discuss candidate for sales position and potential changes to sales compensation structure 3:30 p.m. – review draft of new (revolutionary!?!?) corporate web site; do deep dive on critical headlines and copy points with team members 4:30 p.m. – status meeting with new head of marketing,including quick stand-up meeting on PR strategy for upcoming trade show with one line of business head and product manager 5:30 […]