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Author Archives: Michael Gelfand

6 Nifty Gadgets Every CEO Needs

If you’re like most CEOs navigating today’s global economy, you probably spend a good deal of time on the go. Whether you enjoy the road-warrior lifestyle or think of it as a necessary evil, having the right gear to keep you efficient, effective and comfortable can only smooth your travels—and improve your mood. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of gadgets—some purely practical, others slightly more focused on R&R—to keep you moving in the right direction.

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Beating the Retreat Game

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Finding it tough to sort through your options? Here’s our short list of venues that can’t be beat—plus tips on how to beat retreat option overload.

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Business Aviation is Back on the Rise

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Riding out the turbulence of 2008’s U.S. recession was no easy trick, but the business aviation sector has made a steady comeback thanks to options for every flier’s needs.

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Promising Aviation, Promising Economy


There's a high correlation between the health of the U.S. economy and sales of aircraft, says Jens Hennig, vice president of operations for General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

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Private Aviation: A Buyer’s Market?


There may never be a better time to buy a plane, says Michael Riegel, president of Aviation IQ, thanks to a chain of events that upended the sector over the past eight years.

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The Bonus Round


Non-cash rewards and more frequent recognition are attractive alternatives to the traditional, year-end practice of handing out cash bonuses, giving CEOs a new way to say “thank you” and reward top talent.

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