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. Donnelly is a regular contributor to Chief Executive magazine and is the author of "Personal Brand Planning for Life."


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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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The Perfection of Marketing

After carefully reading nearly 200 pages of this work by a professed brand guru I was left without one nugget [...]

Bob Donnelly December 22 2008

Two CEOs, One Strategy

Innovation is becoming the lens through which leaders are directing a laser-like focus on business transformation. It’s easy to see [...]

Bob Donnelly Strategy December 12 2008
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Lessons from the Chief CEO

It’s all about Marketing

Bob Donnelly Election Center November 18 2008
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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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What CEOs Can Learn From Political Marketing

For years I have marveled at our political process and the marketing aspects of it.Every four years we go through [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO September 9 2008
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The CEO’s Lament

What to do when growth sputters?

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO August 18 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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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 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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