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Crazy About Cars

In the first of a new regular column on CEOs with a penchant for collecting everything from fine art to swords and bone china, Chief Executive introduces Michael Fux, owner of 135 automobiles.

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7 Retirement Tips for CEOs

The CEO is frequently fortunate to have earned a number of potential perks and to have achieved a level of wealth which can create an even more complicated decision-making process.

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The Plane Truth: Business Aviation Is a Win-Win Solution for CEOs

The worst publicity the business aviation industry has ever received occurred on November 18, 2008, when CEOs from the Big Three automakers flew into Washington, D.C. using private jets to ask the U.S. Senate for a $25 billion taxpayer bailout package. With the country teetering on the verge of financial collapse, the CEOs’ seemingly lavish airborne arrival was excoriated in the media as tone-deaf, and an unflattering association with CEO excess was born.

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More CEOs Are Indulging Their Fun Side With Sports Team Ownership

One of the great things for business chiefs about acquiring wealth is having the resources to indulge their fantasies. And just like former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who just bought the Los Angeles Clippers, owning a professional sports team is a very common fantasy. So entrepreneurs and former CEOs keep buying them.

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CEO Health Should be Part of Ongoing Succession Planning Discussions

From Warren Buffett to Steve Jobs to former McDonald’s CEOs Jim Cantalupo and Charlie Bell, history is filled with precedent on this issue. Despite the trail of cases, however, there isn’t a cookie-cutter approach for how to handle these situations. The when, how and what to do next is often handled on an individual basis. Without a manual to follow, ...

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10 Things CEOs Are Doing to Stay Fit and Focused

On the heels of the shocking announcement last week that JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been diagnosed with throat cancer, this is the perfect time to remind all CEOs of the importance of staying fit and healthy.

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Five Best Fun Cars for CEOs

You’ve worked long and hard and you deserve to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Buying a fun, weekend car is one obvious way to do that. Never mind what they might think at the office. This is for your precious personal time. Once again, we have teamed up with car shopping website Edmunds.com and its Editor-in-Chief Scott Oldham to offer you an intelligent range of new or recently refreshed selections.

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CEOs, Should You Buy a Sports Team?

Over the past decade, owners who have sold teams saw their val- ues increase by between 7 and 11 percent annually, depending on the league, according to Scott Milleisen, head of JPMorgan Chase’s Private Bank Sports Finance Unit. Much of the growth resulted from richer media-rights agreements in recent years, he adds.

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Why CEOs Buy Sports Teams and What They Do With Them

Some CEOs buy a team to fulfill a life-long fantasy. Others do it to run a different kind of business. Some want to bring a team to their city and others to keep one from moving away. Meet some of the business chiefs who have become team owners.

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