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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.

Develop CEO Star Power to Enhance Brand Equity

As Cheryl Connor explained so well in her article for Forbes entitled 5 New Reasons CEOs Should Maintain Stellar Online Reputation Management: “Customers may consider a CEO’s reputation before buying from or endorsing a company,” and “shareholders may consider a CEO’s reputation before investing.” Putting a face on your company helps to develop your social media persona, which in turn can ultimately impact your revenue.

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Hertz Shares Jump as Company Appoints John Tague CEO

Shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. surged about 4.5% on Friday, Nov 21, 2014, as the search for the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) came to an end with the appointment of travel and transportation industry veteran, John Tague, as its new CEO and President. John assumed his new positions in the company on Friday.

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5 Things to Watch in the U.S. GDP Report

Details matter in the revised reading of how the economy performed in the third quarter, which the Commerce Department releases Tuesday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal forecast a seasonally adjusted annualized gain of 3.3%, a slight downgrade from the 3.5% advance estimated last month. Even without a big revision, changes to underlying figures could give clues about the economy’s direction headed into next year. Here are five things to watch.

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