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Are You Really Ready for Disruptive Innovation?

Innovation is like ice cream – it sounds great and comes in many different flavors. But innovation is not always a simple or quick decision for any organization, not even for those that make continuous transformation look easy and seamless like Salesforce.com. Salesforce – the company that pioneered and continues to dominate the now crowded Customer Relationship Management (CRM) market – has always been innovative. As its founder and CEO Marc Beinoff remarked in his Consumer Electronics Show keynote address earlier this year, an innovative spirit fuels almost everything Salesforce does today.

Patrice Murphy and Daniel Dworkin CEO Briefing Newsletter May 30 2013

Rytec’s Don Grasso: Vertical Man

An investment banker turned CEO shares his strategy on buying and building a mid-size company.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Briefing Newsletter May 27 2013

How CEOs Can Get It Right

Newly re-appointed P&G CEO A.G. Lafley says too many CEOs stumble over business strategy. It comes down to two principles: choice and winning; and all organizations, regardless of size, can score big when they get it right.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter May 26 2013

Medifast’s Michael MacDonald: All in the Family

How a 33-year Xerox veteran made good at his ailing brother’s diet food company.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Briefing Newsletter May 24 2013

Small-Business Owner Roller Coaster Continues

After March’s disappointing drop in small-business confidence, April’s Small Business Optimism index of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), rose 2.6 points to 92.1, just above the recovery average of 90.7. Yet pessimism abounds within the sector, as still far more of those surveyed expect business conditions to be worse in six months than those who think they will be better. Most cite taxes. regulations and weak sales as their chief challenges going forward.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Small Business May 22 2013

Companies Turn to New CEOs

In an exhaustive 2012 study of Chief Executives, “Time for New CEOs,” Booz & Co. management consultants, reports the highest number of planned CEO successions at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies in the history of the study and finds that companies often seek familiarity in new CEOs. It also asserts that the “global CEO” is more myth than reality.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter May 22 2013

IT Is too Important to Leave to the Technologists

It’s no secret that information technology is core to modern business. To make the most of IT investments and innovations, chief executives must understand how technologies enable their company’s competitive advantage. Yet how many of today’s CIOs are considered the leading candidates to succeed their CEOs? Precious few—a weakness that CEOs and their boards should consider changing.

Alan Kisling CEO Briefing Newsletter May 22 2013

How to Grow your Company

These five rules will help bulletproof your growth strategy.

Laurence Capron and Will Mitchell CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy May 21 2013

The New Calculus of Prosperity

In the course of U.S. economic cycles, geography played a key role in the rise and fall of regional economies. This is no longer true.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter May 19 2013

Pardon My French

An American takes on France—and the world.

Joe Queenan CEO Briefing Newsletter May 17 2013

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