What People are Saying about CEO Tools

“When I worked Jim Canfield, I knew him to be committed to helping leaders perform better. CEO Tools 2.0 offers a solid platform with methods, tools, and techniques that any CEO or manager can use to improve results.”

Ken Hamlet
CEO, Monalex Partners; former chairman, TEC Worldwide; former CEO, Holiday Inns, Inc

“An accomplished CEO and CEO coach, Jim Canfield has assembled a treasure trove of tools and ideas to help other CEOs and business leaders take their companies and teams to the next level. This book is a great resource. Read it and grow!”

Wayne Cooper
Executive chairman, Chief Executive Group and CEO, Chief Executive Network

“One of the most important jobs of any leader is to put in place a sustainable business system that creates positive results. This book provides that step-by-step system, focusing on making it clear, making it happen, and making it better. When you read it, your challenge will be to pick the tools you want to implement that very day. This book is a goldmine.”

Susan Scott
CEO, Fierce, Inc.; author, Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work & in Life—One Conversation at a Time and Fierce Leadership: A Bold Alternative to the Worst “Best” Practices of Business Today

“Tools belong in a toolbox, and Jim Canfield’s classic book redux has created a new classic toolbox overflowing with practical, actionable advice for any smart exec or entrepreneur who wants to outpace the competition. Makers, mavericks, mavens, and mentors will make magic if they apply the principles in this masterpiece.”

Chip Conley
Hospitality industry disruptor and New York Times best-selling author of Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow

“Most CEOs don’t lack the will to become better. Rather, they lack a way that is doable by them given how little mind space they have to try anything beyond what they’re already doing. CEO Tools 2.0 is that way for them to take great strides in becoming better, more effective leaders with as little brain damage as possible.”

Mark Ghoulston
Author of Just Listen, the world’s top book on listening

“Strategic thinking is one of the most difficult leadership traits for a leader to understand. Jim Canfield’s book will help you accelerate this process.”

Jack Stack
CEO, SRC Holdings Corp, and author of The Great Game of Business

“Jim Canfield has updated a classic, must-read primer for every entrepreneur or business leader.  Read this book - and learn the tools to become an even better leader who creates an environment based on trust and gets better results.”

Ruby Randall
CEO, Tuesday LLC, management consulting; Former President and COO Vistage International; Former President and CEO, Anthony Robbins Companies

“Jim Canfield’s “CEO Tools” is a must read for anyone in business.  The book helps you take a look at yourself and the issues you are facing in your company in a way that makes everything crystal clear.  Throughout the book, Jim used commonly faced problems and issues that every reader could relate. The tools outlined are essential to running a company and improving results.     

I wish I had been given this book 20 years ago!”

Jania Bailey
CFE, CEO, FranNet

Jim Canfield has done the business world a great service by taking what Kraig Kramers started and creating the new book CEO Tools 2.0. This book gives executives and managers everything they need to form and run a high-performing business engine. I highly recommend this book.

Marshall Goldsmith
World’s #1 Leadership Thinker, Executive Coach, Author of NYT Bestseller of Triggers and What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There,

“Successful leaders never take their achievements for granted. They thirst for continuous self-improvement and understand how critically important it is to set and obtain the highest standards in their industry, that secures the future of the enterprise and benefits the stakeholders, customers, employees and communities they serve. 

CEO Tools 2.0 is a wonderful guide to keep you on the right track and soar to new heights by utilizing basic DNA building blocks to keep your organization on the leading edge.”

Debbi Fields
Founder and spokesperson, Mrs. Field’s Bakeries, Chairman, Debbi Fields Enterprises

“You can’t make people do what’s right. You can lead them, and you can empower them to make the right decisions, and if you want to create a culture that helps people win, CEO Tools 2.0 provides the systems and tools to help build that culture in your company.” 

Garry Ridge
President & CEO, WD-40 Company and coauthor of Helping People Win at Work

CEO 2.0 is a rare gem in business publishing because it provides a tangible blue print and exact stepping stones on how Entrepreneurs can build fast- growth companies that lasts longer than cycles, fads or trends.  Good stuff from start to end. 

Cliff Oxford
CEO at Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs and Columnist for Forbes.com, formerly founder and CEO of STI Knowledge, Inc.