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8 Questions to Settle the CEO vs. Board Conflict

There can be an inherent conflict between a CEO and their board; the board may be focused on short-term gains [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance November 3 2011

8 Lessons from eBay CEO John Donahoe

Online auction site eBay has stayed relevant through this constantly changing tech landscape through its emphasis on strong leadership. CEO John Donahoe’s principles are classic and clear. He says, “Ultimately, your reputation is not what you say, but what you do.” Here are 8 things CEOs can learn from him.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter March 8 2012

8 CEOs with Staying Power

The average tenure for a CEO in the U.S. holds is just over 8 years, which makes the enduring careers of corporate chiefs such as Reed Hastings, Rupert Murdoch and Larry Ellison all the more impressive. The chances of a company surviving 50 years are dauntingly slim. In fact, data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows that, of all private sector businesses started in 1994, only 24.6 percent were still in business sixteen years later in 2010.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy March 17 2014

73.5% of CEOs Expect Increased Revenues Over Next 12 Months

The CEO Confidence Index fell back below 6.0 to 5.98 in March. The Index dropped 0.8% from last month on economic and political concerns. February’s Index was calculated before President Obama released his budget for the 2013 fiscal year, a plan that relies heavily on taxes.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Confidence Index March 14 2012

7 Ways to Bring Your Board into the 21st Century Social Marketplace

Chances are that you’re using new technologies (like social media, mobility and the cloud) in your business. Whether you use [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter February 22 2012

7 Tips to Successfully Recruit Top Manufacturing Talent

As the economy continues to slowly improve, the battle to attract and retain top management and technical talent is once again heating up. Successful mid-market manufacturing companies shared some of their best practices for attracting and retaining their key people with hard-to-replace skills and abilities.

ChiefExecutive.net Manufacturing Newsletter , Mid-Market Company May 13 2014

7 Qualities of Highly Effective Social Technology Management Tools

Social media has many more uses than just networking, as The McKinsey Quarterly found in its Management 2.0 Challenge. The [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter September 29 2011

7 Lessons CEOs Can Learn from Steve Jobs

The internet is crawling with stories about Steve Jobs’ retirement from Apple. And so are the newspapers. Steve Jobs has [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter September 1 2011

7 CEO Job Openings in Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, and Corporate Travel

CEOs, are you looking to make a move? This week we have 7 chief executive openings across the U.S. in [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter March 7 2012
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66 Percent of CEOs Plan to Freeze or Downsize Workforce Size Over the Next 12 Months

The beginning of August brought Washington’s debt ceiling circus followed shortly by S&P’s downgrade of American debt. And, in turn, CEO confidence in business conditions remained negative. Though the CEO Confidence Index rose slightly (0.4 percent) it remained at a dismal 5.30 out of a possible 10.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Confidence Index August 11 2011

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