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Ohio is the 35th Best State for Business 2012

No. 35 Ohio Taxation and Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  [...]

ChiefExecutive.net Best & Worst States May 2 2012

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No. 11 Oklahoma Taxation and Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics Taxation and [...]

ChiefExecutive.net Best & Worst States May 3 2011

Oklahoma is the 17th Best State for Business 2012

No. 17 Oklahoma Taxation and Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  [...]

ChiefExecutive.net Best & Worst States May 2 2012

One Entrepreneur Speaks His Mind: Targeting the Wealthy Kills Jobs

Cypress Semiconductor CEO T.J. Rogers let it all hang out in the Op-Ed pages of The Wall Street Journal. He compared his San Jose, CA company’s investment totaling $797 million to create chip-making plants between 1983 and 2003 leading to the creation of 4,003 jobs — roughly an investment of $198,000 per job– and contrasts this with $500,000 to $4 million per job created by the Obama administration in the course of its stimulus program.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy August 23 2013

One Superstar is Better Than Any Team, Says Tuck Professor

Steven Jobs is an anomaly.  And that’s why he’s been able to take Apple from near-bankruptcy to one of the [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter September 22 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 [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter June 23 2011

Only in California: When Tax Breaks Become Tax Liabilities

It doesn’t get much more absurd. Over the last five years the state of California handed out over $120 million in tax credits and incentives for specific small business startups. Guess what? The state’s Franchise Tax Board is asking for all that money back. Only Sacramento could devise a scheme to change the rules and sock it to job creators.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance August 30 2013

Opinion: The Shutdown Couldn’t Have Happened to a Nicer Town

Those of us in the private sector know that the U.S. still has not fully recovered from the weak real estate market and general economic malaise that started in the recession of 2008.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance October 4 2013
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Opportunities in the New Energy Economy

Robbie Diamond, founder and CEO of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a nonpartisan organization urging energy reform, discussed potential solutions for the U.S.’s dependence on oil at Chief Executive’s CEO2GOV Summit. Here are excerpts from his remarks.

ChiefExecutive.net September 16 2010

Oracle’s Earnings Indicate Businesses Still Cautious, Not Yet Ready to Spend

Oracle’s earnings results were lower than expected and its shares are down 21 percent for the year. The news from Oracle prompted a sell-off of shares in other enterprise software companies. Oracle sells expensive and complex systems to businesses, and so its poor performance may indicate that many CEOs aren’t ready to heavily invest in capital expenditures.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter December 21 2011

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