I have been a fan of yours ever since I read Corporate Lifecycles, after hearing a TEC (now Vistage) presentation 20 years ago by Peter Shutz, who credited you for his success at Porsche in the ‘80s.
I wish more people were aware of your work, despite your fame and achievements. I’d be surprised if you remember but we met once at a Marcus Evans CFO Summit event in NE Florida, maybe 15 years ago now.
From our conversation there, I expect it was your first and last such marketing effort, as it was for us. My company that presented there was IDEA, which your work helped us pull into Prime and sell last summer to a multi-billion dollar Sri Lankan company. I still have three companies left, so plenty left to do.