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Chief Executive magazine (published since 1977) is the definitive source that CEOs turn to for insight and ideas that help increase their effectiveness and grow their business. Chief Executive Group also produces e-newsletters and online content at chiefexecutive.net and manages Chief Executive Network and other executive peer groups, as well as conferences and roundtables that enable top corporate officers to discuss key subjects and share their experiences within a community of peers. Chief Executive facilitates the annual “CEO of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of peers, and is known throughout the U.S. and elsewhere for its annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business. Visit www.chiefexecutive.net for more information.

The Top Three Challenges on Business Owners’ Minds

CEOs are worried that regulation and government policy will hinder their growth in 2015. In fact, fully two-thirds of CEOs surveyed by Axial, a company which helps organizations access private capital, named this as their biggest challenge of 2014, followed by concerns over availability of funding and their ability to close the talent gap. Looking forward, 2015 goals for manufacturing ...

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Apple’s Big Lesson for Business Leaders

If you have ever doubted for a minute that conforming to the status quo is the most insidious threat to business success, it’s time to wake up and smell the groupthink. Make no mistake. Apple’s extraordinary rise to the top of the corporate world is based on a culture that challenges conventional wisdom.

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Alibaba’s Problems Run Deeper Than Simply Earnings

According to Fortune, after yesterday's earnings call in which Alibaba reported missing it's earnings goal, a China-based regulator, the State Administration For Industry And Commerce, accused Alibaba of selling fake goods and misleading customers on its biggest shopping platform Taobao.com.

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