CEO Tools 2.0, A System to Think, Manage, and Lead Like a CEO was released earlier this month. The famous tool box for CEO’s by Kraig Kramer’s has been brilliantly updated by Jim Canfield, an expert at identifying, simplifying, and communicating the tactics and strategies CEO’s rely on to make the best decisions possible. The book is filled with easy to understand charts, info graphs, and process maps that update, outline, and improve classic management principles. It includes several new tools backed up by thoughtful case studies that will give any CEO the edge in this competitive market. We are thrilled to have our business chosen for the final case study. This is a great handbook, tool box, and must read for any CEO interested in understanding and using the latest CEO Tools available. Highly recommended!




Who We Are

Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey Barefoot Wine Founders

Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey co-authored the New York Times bestselling business book, The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America’s #1 Wine Brand. The book has been selected as recommended reading in the CEO Library for CEO Forum, the C-Suite Book Club, and numerous university classes on business and entrepreneurship. It chronicles their humble beginnings from the laundry room of a rented Sonoma County farmhouse to the board room of E&J Gallo, who ultimately acquired their brand and engaged them as brand consultants. Barefoot is now the world’s largest wine brand.

Beginning with virtually no money and no wine industry experience, they employed innovative ideas to overcome obstacles, create new markets and forge strategic alliances. They pioneered Worthy Cause Marketing and performance-based compensation. They built an internationally bestselling brand and received their industry’s “Hot Brand” award for several consecutive years.

They offer their Guiding Principles for Success (GPS) to help entrepreneurs become successful. Their book, The Entrepreneurial Culture: 23 Ways To Engage and Empower Your People, helps corporations maximize the value of their human resources.

Currently they travel the world leading workshops, trainings, & keynoting at business schools, corporations, conferences. They are regular media guests and contributors to international publications and professional journals. They are C-Suite Network Advisors & Contributing Editors. Visit their popular brand building site at

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