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Author Archives: J.P. Donlon

J.P. Donlon
JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.

The Key Traits that Separate CEOs from other Senior Executives

There are two traits that stand out when it comes to the “essence” of the CEO personality: an ability to embrace appropriate risks and a bias toward acting and capitalizing on opportunities. In other words, a CEO is significantly less cautious and more likely to take action when compared to other senior executives.

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Why U.S. Manufacturers Need to Put People First

Manufacturing is enjoying a comeback, but mid-market and smaller companies need to raise their game if they want to succeed in today’s global marketplace.

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​​​What Employee-Centered and Employee-Owned Firms Can Offer Business Leaders

Most founders who want to empower their employees do it by selling their stock to an ESOP, which operates like a retirement trust fund and is regulated by the IRS and the Department of Labor. The number of worker-owned businesses in the U.S. is growing robustly, around 6% per year, and these businesses now account for about 12% of the private sector workforce.

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Why Randall Stephenson?

Chief Executive's Selection Committee members offer commentary on why they chose Randall Stephenson.

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