Entrepreneur Bob Davids: CEOs Should ‘Leave Ego at the Door’ (NEWSMAX TV)

Chief executive officers need to leave their egos at the door because micromanaging only works against a company’s progress, and not for it, says entrepreneur and business creator Bob Davids.

Micromanaging discourages decision making throughout many different levels of a business.

The result, Davids tells Newsmax.TV in an exclusive video interview, is that one brain overworks itself whereas thousands of brains in the company aren’t working up to capacity, thus the business suffers and so do all involved.

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Entrepreneur Bob Davids Speaks His Mind on America, Leadership and What the Future Holds (Real Clear Markets)

Bob Davids is an outspoken and provocative American entrepreneur who has launched six highly successful companies over the course of his storied career.

His myriad business successes include building Radica Games, the third most profitable toy maker in the world which was purchased by Mattel in 2006; launching Sea Smoke, his world-class vineyard located in Central California (featured in the Academy Award-winning movie “Sideways”); and his latest venture, “Villa Keliki”, a luxurious 8,000 square meter resort located on the breathtaking island of Bali…

Ex-IGT exec Bob Davids talks about success and the need for leadership (

Former International Game Technology executive Bob Davids has given an interview to about his philosophy on business, America’s past and the world’s future.

Davids left IGT and became president and chief executive officer of Radica Games. That company was founded in 1983 and originally made souvenir handheld poker games for casinos. It became known in the 1990s as the manufacturer of the popular Bass Fishin video game.…

Sea Smoke Cellars: California Cult Classic

Sea Smoke is one of a handful of California Pinot Noir producers whose fruit-powered style has quickly captured the attention of pinotphiles. Bob Davids, a Burgundy aficionado and CEO of a highly successful computer game company, acquired 350 acres of farmland overlooking the Santa Ynez River in 1999 and began development of the 105-acre Sea Smoke Vineyard the same year…

Architectural Digest: An Original Aesthetic Informs a Tropical Pavilion Retreat Near Ubud

With its ancient spiritual and artistic traditions, rich pageantry and almost surreally lush landscape, it’s not too surprising that Bali attracts some of the more colorful citizens of the world. Michael White, for instance, a onetime Australian tennis champion who in 1973 took a break from his architecture studies at the University of Sydney to travel to the “island of the gods”—and never looked back. Instead, he launched a career as a garden designer in the resort town of Sanur, rechristened himself Made Wijaya (a name given to him by a Brahman priest) and evolved into a connoisseur of Indonesian culture with an uncanny talent for impersonating the condong (female attendant) in the famed legong keraton (the dance of divine nymphs). Then there’s Bob Davids, an entrepreneur and industrial designer from California…

Seasmoke Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills

For years vintners have coveted the stretch of land in the western end of Santa Barbara’s Santa Rita Hills AVA known to have the perfect microclimate, soils, and exposure to grow world-class Pinot Noir. Sea Smoke Vineyard, planted in 1999 by owner Bob Davids, has quickly gained a world-class reputation and almost cult-like following…