Tag: CEO

A Legendary CEO for the Rest of Us

  |   Leadership

Shortly after Steve Jobs announced his resignation as CEO of Apple, Costco announced James Sinegal’s retirement as CEO. Both men are founders of their company and they’ve both had a superb run. If you’re a boss and you want an example to follow, James Sinegal sets a good one. Not that Steve Jobs  »  Read More

Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Delta Airlines

  |   CEO

On June 17, 1929, Delta Airlines began passenger service. The airline had been founded as a crop-dusting service in Monroe, Louisiana in 1924, taking its name from the Mississippi delta. By 1989, Delta was the premier US airline for business travel. Today, two decades later, when Delta is just another airline  »  Read More