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Criteria for Evaluating a Chief Executive of the Year

Chief Executive reveals the list of criteria that it provides the selection committee when evaluating chief executives for CEO of the Year. CEO of the Year June 27 2011

Glossary of Business Terms for Future CEOs

Future business leaders will need to be up to speed on terminology. Here is a list of the most basic terms that a CEO has to know. Personal Effectiveness June 26 2011

What is a CEO?

The role of Chief Executive Officer is a complex one. So what exactly does the CEO do? Here, Chief Executive discusses the CEO’s role, supporting characters, and management styles. Leadership & Strategy June 26 2011

Crash in CEO Confidence; Revenue and Profit Estimates Plummet

The CEO Confidence Index plunged 12.2 percent in June to 5.36 out of a possible 10. This is more than one full point lower than 2011’s high of 6.39 in February. CEOs’ expectations were far lower on everything from revenue and profit to employment and capital expenditures. CEO Confidence Index June 23 2011

One Third of Your Employees Want to Quit

Despite today’s uncertain employment climate, American employees are unhappy. Though you’d think that anyone would be thrilled to be employed [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter June 23 2011

Don’t Waste Your Time Visualizing Success: It Will Keep You From Actually Finding It

Leaders often think that visualizing future success will help to motivate their employees. By asking employees to think about what [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter June 23 2011

All Press is Good Press: How Negative Info Can Help You

Even though it might go against conventional marketing wisdom, positive reactions are not the only kind of PR that helps [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter June 23 2011

CEO Overconfidence Leads to Inflated Financial Projections

CEO temperament can have a great deal of influence on a company’s image. A recent study concludes that CEOs who are characterized as overconfident are more likely to volunteer earnings predictions that are too high. In fact, these overconfident CEOs were 10% more likely to inflate their earnings than those who were not seen as overconfident. Where do you stack up and how could this affect your business? CEO Briefing Newsletter June 20 2011

Hackers and Your Company: Navigating the New World of Cyber-Security

Recently, there have been a number of cyber-attacks on high profile businesses such as Sony, Citibank, Google, PBS, and even major defense contractor Lockheed Martin. Sensitive data such as personal addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card information, and other account information was accessed by hackers. If giants such as these face security breaches, it’s likely that your company faces the same risk. How should you deal with the increasing cyber threats? Two tips: have a plan and dispose of data. CEO Briefing Newsletter June 20 2011

Should A CEO Ever Say ‘No’?

CEOs are constantly faced with the prospect of telling someone ‘no.’ Although it can be difficult, some very prominent CEOs have shown that saying ‘no’ can be far more powerful than saying yes. As Apple CEO Steve Jobs said, “I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.” So, how do you do this without making an uncomfortable situation or alienating employees? Answer with, “let’s explore” or “what if?” CEO Briefing Newsletter June 17 2011

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