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CEO Passions: The Chess Collector

Presented in partnership with PURE Insurance, Chief Executive’s newest column on leaders who are notable collectors features JON CRUMILLER of Princeton Consultants.

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How 11 CEOs Unplug and Power Down

Sometimes, CEOs just need to get away from it all—take a real break from the meetings, decisions, annoyances and confrontations that it takes to run a company. They benefit by ending  up refreshed and thinking more clearly. Whether it’s for five minutes or two weeks, company chiefs have come up with a variety of ways to do it, but their varied methods all amount to the same goal: going incommunicado.

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Collecting Earthly Treasures

Presented in partnership with PURE Insurance, our sixth column on CEOs who are notable collectors features SAS’s Jim Goodnight.

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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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Women Executives Are Monitoring and Analyzing Mayer’s Maternity-Leave Decision

Marissa Mayer has been shaking things up since she became CEO of Yahoo in 2012. Sometimes she causes waves with how she’s trying to lead the once-pioneering tech brand back to its old relevance. And sometimes—as now—Mayer is the subject of controversy over how she handles the very public intersection between her private life and as a mother and her position as a leading icon of female CEOs.

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