Leading for High Performance

Achieving and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

Welcome to L4HP.com

Thoughts on building great companies.


The picture above is of the Ketch, Shadowside, heading for the Golden Gate at the start of the 2016 Pacific Cup Yacht Race to Hawaii.

My career passion is business performance, specifically creating and sustaining high performance over time in the face of change and competition in the business environment.  Over the past forty plus years, I have pursued this interest as a business executive and a consultant to business executives.

I have had the good fortune to be a corporate staff executive in a large corporation, the CEO of two new business startups and the CEO of a publicly traded company.  As a consultant, I have worked with the CEO’s of more than 300 companies in 25 different industries.  As a board member, I have served on the Boards of five corporations and consulted with many more.

My purpose in creating the L4HP Site is to share what I have learned about creating and sustaining high performance with you.  In a world characterized by hyper competition, rapid technological change and globalization, I have come to believe that building a high performance organization is one of the few ways to create a sustainable competitive advantage.

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