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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “The World is Changing and You Need to be Ready”
September 01, 2016

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, encourages us to think about what the future holds in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Prepare for the Next Evolution of Digital Technology”
June 01, 2016

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, next discusses the evolution of digital technology in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Trust and Authenticity Must Be Part of the Equation”
March 02, 2016

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses trust and authenticity in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Stop Worrying About Your Own Personal Gain”
December 01, 2015

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses the value of the “curiosity conversation” in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Believe They Know it All”
September 01, 2015

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses the "Power of Ignorance" in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Downtime Can Be the Path to Tremendous Creativity”
June 01, 2015

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses the "rules for dealing with this age of excess" in an article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Find the ‘Idea Spaces’ that Drive Fundamental Economic Expansion”
January 01, 2015

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses generating breakthrough ideas in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “How to Build a Creative Organization Without Any Authority”
October 01, 2014

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses creativity and innovation in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Ask Better Questions to Generate More Powerful Ideas”
July 01, 2014

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, discusses why asking better questions — and more of them — can inspire exceptional ideas that change everything in this article for Smart Business Northern California.
 

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Five Steps You Can Take to Instill Clarity & Courage”
March 27, 2014

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, describes leadership essentials in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Turn the Tables on Your Competitors”
December 19, 2013

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, encourages leaders to turn the tables on their largest, most powerful competitors in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Alliance Among the Fastest Growing Companies
October 18, 2013

The Alliance of Chief Executives was honored to be named to the 2013 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Secrets to Greater Creativity”
September 30, 2013

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, challenged leaders to be creative in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Who wants a dream that’s near-fetched?’”
May 01, 2013

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, challenged leaders to think differently in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “‘Corporate Soul’ ‘Planned Serendipity’”
November 01, 2012

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, proposed increasing your luck by changing the way you think about leadership in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Alliance Among the Fastest Growing Companies
October 24, 2012

The Alliance of Chief Executives was honored to be named to the 2012 list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

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Alliance Named to the INC 5000 List
September 10, 2012

The Alliance of Chief Executives was honored to be named to the 2012 INC 5000 list of the Fastest-Growing Organizations in America.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “End ‘Idea’ Block”
August 01, 2012

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, presented his views on breakthrough ideas in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “The Future Will be Better”
June 01, 2012

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, presented his views on the future in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Alliance M&A Survey Reported in San Jose Business Journal
February 03, 2012

A recent Alliance of Chief Executives' survey of Bay Area CEOs shows that they are shifting their focus towards mergers and acquisitions.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Start With Certainty”
February 01, 2012

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, presented his views on how CEOs see the future in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Designing for Innovation”
November 01, 2011

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, reviewed his quest to learn how CEOs could create more breakthrough ideas more frequently and reliably in this article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Super-CEO Vision”
August 01, 2011

People often ask Paul Witkay, the founder of the Alliance of CEOs, what makes the difference between good, solid CEOs and truly exceptional visionary leaders. His answer: It's the ability to see around corners and envision things that others can't see. So how can mere mortals hone their ability to see those things?

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Paul Witkay in Smart Business: “Where Do Breakthrough Ideas Come From?”
May 01, 2011

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, authored an article for Smart Business Northern California.

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Paul Witkay & Phil Murphy Interview on KNBR
February 21, 2010

Alliance Founder & CEO, Paul Witkay and Alliance member, Phil Murphy, CEO of GNU Group discussed how and why some companies take advantage of a down economy with Gary Allen on KNBR 680AM.

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Alliance Among the Fastest Growing Companies
October 16, 2009

The Alliance of Chief Executives was honored to be named to the 2009 San Francisco Business Times' list of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area.

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Alliance Profiled in ALIVE East Bay
August 01, 2009

The Alliance of Chief Executives was profiled by Paul Hirsch in ALIVE East Bay.

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SF Chronicle Reports on Eamonn Kelly’s Alliance Keynote Discussion
March 22, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Andrew Ross recently attended an Alliance regional meeting and commented on points made by keynote speaker, Eamonn Kelly.

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CEOs Band Together to Find Someone to Talk To
January 29, 2009

San Francisco Business Times reporter Albert Pacciorini recently interviewed Alliance Founder & CEO, Paul Witkay about local CEOs who are turning to peer-to-peer support groups to help each other ride out the recession.

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Paul Witkay and David Hayes, CEO of Skyline Construction
May 03, 2008

Alliance Founder & CEO, Paul Witkay and Alliance member, David Hayes, CEO of Skyline Construction, were interviewed by Gary Allen on KNBR 680AM to discuss how David has created a unique, open-book management culture that has built Skyline into the fastest growing construction company in the Bay Area. David also talked about how the Alliance has been a source of fresh ideas, honest feedback and authentic support to address his most difficult challenges as CEO. Click to Listen (mp3)

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Paul Witkay and Tom Kelley of IDEO
September 22, 2007

Alliance Founder & CEO, Paul Witkay discussed Innovation with Tom Kelley, General Manager of IDEO and author of "The Art of Innovation" with Gary Allen on KNBR 680AM. Paul and Tom discussed how innovation is essential for successful businesses today. Click to Listen (wma)

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Alliance Group on FRONT PAGE of the Wall Street Journal
July 26, 2007

The Wall Street Journal featured how four CEOs have helped each other in big ways through their 10-year history with the Alliance. Alan Huttmann of HA Logistics, Bob Brown of Teladata, Doug Hill of True-Tech and Bruce Nagle of RW3 Technologies were all profiled.

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After Tough Year for Image, CEOs Need Defending
February 02, 2007

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, authored an editorial for the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal defending CEOs.

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CEOs Learn Best from Other CEOs
January 07, 2007

California CEO magazine featured an article on the Alliance of Chief Executives commemorating our 10th anniversary. They believe the Alliance is a unique resource for today's business leaders.

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Paul Witkay - CEOs Are His Business
July 25, 2006

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, was profiled by Katy Lieber of the East Bay Business Times.

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Paul Witkay with Pete Wilson
June 21, 2006

Alliance CEO and Founder, Paul Witkay talked with Pete Wilson on KGO NewsTalk 810 about leadership. Click to Listen (wma)

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The CEO’s Secret Weapon
May 19, 2006

Alliance CEO and Founder, Paul Witkay, authored an article for the magazine's "CEO Diary" stating that "collaboration with your peers can be a very valuable resource, one that often is not tapped."

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Widespread Contempt From CEOs Over Enron
May 19, 2006

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, authored an editorial for the Sacramento Business Journal expressing "widespread contempt" from CEOs over Enron management.

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Enron: The CEO Leadership Exception
March 10, 2006

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, authored an editorial for the East Bay Business Times stating that the leaders of Enron Corporation are not representative of CEOs.

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Strategies Shared by Alliance of CEOs
February 19, 2006

Paul Witkay, Alliance Founder & CEO, was profiled by George Avalos of the Contra Costa Times. Paul offers his views of the economy and the challenges of running companies in the Bay Area.

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Groups Bring Business Owners Together for Ideas, Advice
February 14, 2006

Chronicle staff writer, Ilana DeBare, provides perspective on organizations that offer peer support groups for business owners and CEOs, including the Alliance of Chief Executives.

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Paul Witkay with Gary Allen
January 28, 2006

Alliance Founder & CEO, Paul Witkay, spoke with Gary Allen on KNBR 680AM about the issues facing CEOs, as well as the history and mission of the Alliance of Chief Executives. Click to Listen (wma)

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Paul Witkay with Ronn Owens
December 22, 2005

Alliance CEO and Founder, Paul Witkay talked with Ronn Owens on KGO NewsTalk 810 about leadership. Click to Listen (wma)

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