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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CEOs’ Balancing Act

How to keep creativity alive in a growing bureaucracy.

Bob Donnelly Innovation , Small Business , Strategy December 3 2010
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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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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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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

Do CEOs Read History?

A recent analysis of Microsoft tells a familiar tale, one where an aging CEO loses touch with the core integrity of a brand. It seems that leadership style and age perhaps go hand in hand, and it may not be the right decision to put an older CEO in charge of a growing company.

Bob Donnelly Branding June 8 2011
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E Marketing Tools for CEOs

Kevin Roberts, the CEO of Satchi & Satchi, one of the worlds largest ad agencies in a recent e broadcast [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO October 27 2009
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Getting Practical About Practicing Innovation: The Innovator’s DNA

True disruptive innovation is difficult to achieve. In their book, The Innovator’s DNA, academics from INSEAD, Harvard and BYU break down the inherent traits that disruptive innovators have in common: associating, questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting.

Bob Donnelly Innovation August 9 2011

How CEOs Can Keep the Team Focused

Causes of disunity and solutions for leaders.

Bob Donnelly February 7 2011
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How CEOs can Sweeten their Marketing

As I have said many times??it’s about customers ! Today there is more information about customers than ever before, and more [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO October 15 2008
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Innovation for CEO’s

Innovation is one of the most misunderstood concepts; time to clear things up

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO March 24 2009

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