February 05, 2019

1 Question CEOs Should Ask Before Starting a Business

By Dave Chase

The Mark Zuckerberg era of moving fast and breaking things is over. A more socially aware society requires more from CEOs than ever before. Now, CEOs are not only expected to bring a value driven prod...

November 20, 2018

Trust Performance Disrupts the Cycling Industry

By Dave Chase

They're at it again.  Dave Weagle, Hap Seliga, & Jason Schiers, all legends individually in the cycling, world have gotten together and been secretly planning to disrupt the mountain biking spac...

November 16, 2018

3 Ways to Improve Finances for Q1

By Dave Chase

Preparing for the start of a new year can be daunting. Long-term, short-term planning, and clean financials will give your business the springboard it needs to launch into its best year yet. A...

November 15, 2018

How Traeger Found its Spark

By Dave Chase

Entrepreneurship has increasingly become the hot career recently.  Many of us are trying our hand at it and frequently we look around to see who's doing it right.  For me, a shining example of who's...

October 19, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is the Future of Finance

By Dave Chase

The term ‘machine learning’ has become a buzzword in the past couple of years or so. Investors continually invest in artificial intelligence or “AI” technology each year — between ...

July 10, 2018

How CEOs Manage Time: an Ambitious HBR study

By Dave Chase

Harvard Business Review, and more specifically Michael Porter, recently completed an ambitious study of time management by top CEOs.  Their executive assistants were taught to rigorously record how t...

February 28, 2018

Why the Best CEOs Do ‘Less’

By Dave Chase

As I exited a youthful mindset and began to mature in my thinking about life (read: life wasn’t always about me) I had a few key realizations.  These realizations have helped me remove the clutter ...

January 19, 2018

The Convergence of Finance and AI (Artificial Intelligence)

By Dave Chase

I was recently asked 'How can the office of finance better line up people, processes, and technology to score high-value data combinations?' Despite the ever-present demand for financials and repor...

January 15, 2018

Be a Better Leader and Be Present

By Dave Chase

Awakening I’ve had a significant personal awakening in the past 18 months.  Whereas I once genuinely felt I was a good listener and empathizer before, I experienced a pretty stark realization mid-...

November 27, 2017

Great Leaders Disagree & Commit

By Dave Chase

When I made a move from the East Coast to the Intermountain West, I found myself in what some might call a radically different work environment. Some fans of a more direct approach might call it “ho...

November 23, 2017

Empathy and Leadership – The Power Duo

By Dave Chase

As I sat in a packed room a week ago listening to an almost mythical figure, the CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, I found myself fully drawn in. Here was a longtime employee of a company long viewed as...

November 22, 2017

How to be a CEO…From 525 Interviews

By Dave Chase

So, you've interviewed 525 interviews CEOs over 10 years?  That gives you street cred.  When I read the NY Times article titled, "How to be a CEO, From a Decade's Worth of Them," I was impressed, in...

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