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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The CEO’s New Strategic Imperative – Engagement

We have heard that old cliché that the lifeblood of every business is its employees so many times that it [...]

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO July 21 2009
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The Techie and the Entrepreneur

Mutual admiration cements innovative partnership to capitalize on a niche market opportunity.

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO August 18 2009
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Revisiting Planning Basics for CEOs

How simple it is, but how difficult it is to execute.

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO September 29 2009
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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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CEO’s Conundrum – Profit Now or Later

How to keep innovation from being smothered by bureaucracy

Bob Donnelly Entrepreneurial CEO December 1 2009
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Interim Managers for CEOs

A sensible alternative to consider

Bob Donnelly Small Business , Talent Management January 19 2010

Analytic Software for CEOs

Digging deeper into the evolving treasure trove of data on customers

Bob Donnelly Business Software , Small Business , Small Business April 15 2010

What can CEOs learn from Apple?

The i suite of products demonstrates a classic “first mover” marketing lesson

Bob Donnelly Marketing & Sales , Small Business May 28 2010

Books in Review: What Should CEOs Know About the Job and How Much Can They Really Know in Advance?

Preparing CEOs for Success “What I wish I knew” By William R. Johnson strives to provide “candid counsel from experts,” but ultimately fails to deliver.

Bob Donnelly July 28 2010

CEOs and Customers

Customers are in charge now.

Bob Donnelly Corporate Finance , Internet , Small Business July 30 2010

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