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‘We Told You So’: Owners, CEOs Slash Plans

America’s business owners and chief executives have begun to speak after the elections with their actions and their mouths. And they’re delivering a vote of no confidence in a U.S. economy that still carries too many uncertainties for them.

Dale Buss CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy November 29 2012

Customer Service Is Your Marketing Strategy

To have a successful social media strategy, customer service will need to play a prominent role— blurring the boundaries between service and brand marketing.

Joshua March CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy November 26 2012

Who’s Generating Real Economic Value?

The fifth annual ranking of CEOs who have created real economic value underscores what Jim Collins once observed, “that good to great does happen” once you understand the “underlying variables that make it happen.”

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance November 26 2012

How Much Does The Average CEO Really Earn?

Hint: it’s a lot less than what mainstream media reports imply. Of the roughly 30 million businesses in the United States, less than 6,000 are publicly traded on major stock exchanges. As anyone who gets his or her information from mainstream news and media outlets well knows, the spotlight and analysis for business (especially in regard to CEO compensation) are firmly focused on S&P 500 companies. That means that virtually 100 percent of media coverage of CEO compensation focuses on less than 8 percent of all public companies and less than .002 percent of all companies in the U.S.

Michael Bamberger CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation November 16 2012

The Best Way to Jumpstart Your Company’s Growth

Most business observers agree that as a company grows it will hit speed-bumps at revenue levels of $5 million, $10 million, $20 million, and $50 million. They also generally agree that most founders, CEOs, or General Managers will fail in their well-meaning efforts to take their companies over these hurdles.

Chas Klivans CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy November 15 2012

Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to Speak at CEO2CEO Leadership Summit

One of the best ways to have played the world developing boom in recent years has been to buy shares in a 100 year-old company with big yellow vehicles. Caterpillar shares have returned almost 500 percent during the last decade, with revenue tripling over the period.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO2CEO Summit November 15 2012

CEO Experience Didn’t Help on Election Day

America to ex-CEOs: We don’t care about your CV.

Dale Buss CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance November 15 2012

Skills and Experiences Are Irrelevant When Hiring

Of course, having the right skills and experiences are important to performing the job, just not relevant when hiring. Skills and experiences are simply the tools one brings to the job. It is one’s ability to use these tools effectively that counts. Just because you have a hammer and saw in your garage, doesn’t make you a fine finish carpenter.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Talent Management November 8 2012

Nation’s Entrepreneurs Expect Profits to Climb in 2013

Fourth-quarter survey by Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom reveals highest economic confidence this year. Nearly 40 percent of new business owners say they intend to hire over the next 12 months.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Entrepreneurial CEO November 8 2012

What CEOs can learn from Barack and Mitt

While politicians may be an unlikely source for best practices, CEOs can learn a few lessons from candidates on how to engage a key stakeholder: employees. The political best practices can be boiled down to three tips: 1) Avoid flip-flopping, 2.) Act like a hedgehog, & 3.) Create a community of interest

Jim Holland CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy November 2 2012

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