Bob Donnelly

Bob Donnelly is CMO of Flo-Tite Valves & Controls, a U.S. based supplier of valves and components to the process control industry in North America. A coach, educator, and advisor to founders/CEOs of growing firms, he is a serial entrepreneur, having started, grown and sold several technology based businesses. Previously he held executive positions at IBM, Pfizer and Exxon.


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Customer Relationship Marketing

A lot of CEO’s that I have met and helped over the years thought that they were in the product [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO August 28 2007
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Customer Information

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the information the local supermarket collects when they scan your personal information [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO October 15 2007
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Converting CEO Vision into Action

Many CEOs that I have talked to have told me that one of their biggest problems is getting their team [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO November 28 2007
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CEO’s Role in New Product Development

Most customers don’t really know what they want next, but one thing is for sure – they have a list [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO January 8 2008
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The Entrepreneurial Academic CEO

We fondly recall our time as students and a few professors that made a lasting impression on us. We are [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO February 19 2008
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Instilling the Value Proposition

One of the greatest challenges for any CEO is to get his  entire organization to “walk the talk”  in order [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO March 18 2008
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Brand Equity and the CEO

Brands exist in the mind and our minds are full of familiar images that we instantaneously recall when prompted by [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO April 16 2008
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The CEO Scorecard

I’ve visited with a lot of CEO’s who were interested in knowing what to have on their radar screens at [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO May 15 2008
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Lifelong Learning and the CEO

There is a perpetual controversy about the value of the MBA degree. Books are published weekly about one form of [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO June 24 2008
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The CEO’s Entrepreneurial Dilemma

Over the years we have watched as one company after another that rose to be the current brand of choice [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO July 17 2008

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