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Steve Bradshaw’s Oklahoma Story

Over the last two decades, while scores of other regional banks struggled or were snapped up by nationals, BOK Financial has quietly thrived, expanding its operations from 20 branches within Oklahoma to nine West South Central states.

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Royal Caribbean: On Deck with Adam Goldstein

Cruises—people either love them or they’ve never been on one. That, in a nutshell, captures the biggest challenge facing today’s cruise lines, says Adam Goldstein, who recently sailed into the president and COO role at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., from his former post as CEO of the company’s flagship brand, Royal Caribbean International.

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Fixing What Ails CEOs

The career of former Novartis CEO Dan Vasella began in medicine, expanding first to business and, more recently, to coaching and advising CEOs. CEOs’ greatest gift, he argues, should be teaching those on their way up.

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2012 CEO Outlook

In the wake of the 2008 financial collapse, the Great Recession, continuing rates of high unemployment, record and growing government debt and indebtedness and the rise of a President who at best is suspicious of capitalism, some question whether the American free-enterprise system has a future. The current economic crisis is far from the country’s worst but it has induced ...

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A CEO with a Mission

The Challenge You’re perfectly happy in your role as SVP of sales at a large, thriving biotech, when along comes a company with a noble cause—curing cancer, or to be more exact, dramatically improving the outcome rate of cancer therapies. Management wants you to abandon a 15-year tenure at your well-established current company to take the helm of a relative ...

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