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5 Things Every CEO Must Do Now to Achieve Globalization 2.0

We have been riding the crest of a globalization wave over the last 10 years, Boston Consulting Group says. But now, the wave is over, and companies will have to work harder to reap the profitability globalization can offer.

CEOs: Stress Can Raise Your Cholesterol Level

Studies have shown that stress increases cholesterol not only in the short-term but can also affect cholesterol levels even years down the road, according to EverydayHealth.com.

5 Risks Associated with the Trans Pacific Partnership Deal

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is designed to promote trade between 12 countries; Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. The TPP aims at trade liberalization in goods and services, including the reduction of over 18,000 specific tariffs. Of particular interest to the U.S. are the reduction of tariffs on agricultural products, lower barriers in services, and intellectual property (IP) protections. Despite the benefits of access to new markets and increased trade, there are still risks associated with the TPP.

Goldman Sachs is Investing Deeply in Artificial Intelligence

Goldman Sachs is going big on big data. Don Duet, cohead of the bank's technology division, told Business Insider that the firm was investing deeply in artificial intelligence and machine learning

Why ‘Ban the Box’ Is Having a Huge Impact on Employers

How Your Organization Can Follow the New Rules and Avoid Being Fined

Digital Disruption in the Lab: The R&D of Tomorrow, an Accenture Report

Accenture calls out the chemical industry, saying that its R&D facilities, overall, have not kept up with the digital transformation, and are long overdue for a change.

Middle Market Businesses Report Strong Revenue Growth, Confidence in U.S. Economy

U.S. middle market companies continue to report strong revenue growth and confidence in the domestic economy, even as their level of comfort in the...

The Anatomy of a Leader: It Isn’t What You Do, it’s Who You Are

Leaders don't hear, they listen. They know how to assess their environment and adjust accordingly. For more insight on what makes a leader, see this Infographic by BookPal.

Strategy, Not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation

Maturing digital businesses are focused on integrating digital technologies, such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud, in the service of transforming how their businesses work, according to Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review. Less-mature digital businesses, they say, are focused on solving discrete business problems with individual digital technologies.

Inside Royal Bank of Canada’s Latin Misadventure

Dilemma surrounding RBC’s star Brazilian client highlights regulatory risks of potentially lucrative emerging markets
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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