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First Time CEO? Here Are Some Tips to Help Make Your Transition Smooth

There’s a wealth of information available for new CEOs seeking leadership advice. Here are a few points I think are perfect for first-timers.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy July 18 2014

Longevity and the Family Business: Tricky Transitions

Keeping a family business going from generation to generation can be tricky, especially when you don’t know whether the next generation will want to take over or not.

Lynn Russo Whylly Family Business , Leadership & Strategy July 17 2014

How Private Companies Can Benefit From Boards

While private companies are not required to have boards of directors, some may want to. Here are 6 reasons why having a board in a private company is a good idea.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Private Company Boards July 14 2014

The Benefits of Having an Advisory Board

Advisory boards are a great way to have access to a select group of industry experts and thought leaders. These people are close at hand when needed, but do not have voting rights in your organization.

Lynn Russo Whylly Advisory Boards July 14 2014

Apple’s Cook Among CEOs Revamping Their Board of Directors

Need to overcome an embarrassing situation, rescue your brand from financial disaster, shift the company in a new direction or shore up some expertise in a currently weak area? It may be time to make a change to your board, as these companies are.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors July 14 2014

Data Hacking: What Board Members Need to Know

Boards of directors are finding themselves in a position of having to shore up their tech skills in an area where, a year ago, they didn’t have any skills at all beyond simply asking the CTO, “Is our data security working? Great. Good. Have a nice day.” Now they’re struggling simply to understand the right questions to ask.

Lynn Russo Whylly Boards of Directors , Data Security/Cyber Security July 14 2014

It’s Time to Have a Frank Talk With Your Leadership Team About the Future

Businesses of every size across every sector are facing disruptive transformations today.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy , Profitability/Growth July 10 2014

Why the Judges Chose Bob Iger as CEO of the Year

With a formidable list of finalists, members of the 2014 Chief Executive of the Year selection committee faced a tough choice, but they concluded that Disney’s Bob Iger merited the honor. Comments from each of the judges follow.

Lynn Russo Whylly CEO of the Year July 10 2014

Employment and Revenue Growth Still Strong

Sixty percent of mid-market firms reported improved overall performance in the first quarter of 2014.

Lynn Russo Whylly Mid-Market Report July 10 2014

New Data Helps Manufacturers Determine Where to Expand

The 2014 Manufacturing and Logistic Report gave Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Oregon and South Carolina an “A” for manufacturing health, while five states received Fs and 10 received Ds.

Lynn Russo Whylly Manufacturing July 7 2014

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