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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.

Lessons for CEOs in Negotiation Tactics

In negotiations, once potential outcomes are identified they must be compared to each other and not only to the no-deal options. Which of the possible deals is achieved comes down to tactics at the table. On this score, the Iranians lived up to their reputation as savvy negotiators.

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Doing Well And Doing Good — How the CEO of KIND Snacks Is Reinventing Leadership

If it weren’t for an act of kindness, Daniel Lubetzky would not be alive.  When his father was imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II his life was spared when a prison guard mustered up a trace of humanity by tossing him a rotten potato – invaluable nutrition in that moment.  The philosophy of helping others was deeply engrained in Daniel throughout his childhood, and later incorporated in his approach to business.

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Slowing Job Growth Tests Economy

"The economy added 126,000 new jobs in March (129,000 in the private sector), extending the longest streak of private sector job growth on record to 61 consecutive months, with 12.1 million jobs created over that time. The unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent.

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