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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.

5 Signs of Wage Growth in America

Last week, the 4/16 WSJ reported: “U.S. wages may be starting to pick up, a development that could help policy makers at the Federal Reserve feel more confident that sluggish U.S. inflation also will gain traction, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Thursday.” He said so on a panel discussion in Washington.

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CEO Passions: John Rivers, a Collector With a Cause

John M. Rivers, Jr., whose family has lived in Charleston, South Carolina since the city’s founding in 1670, wants the antique furniture and decorative arts made by Charleston’s artisans to stay in the city. For the past 25 years, he’s been repatriating museum-quality objects that had been taken elsewhere and acquiring others so they’ll all remain in Charleston.

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