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The Key Traits that Separate CEOs from other Senior Executives

There are two traits that stand out when it comes to the “essence” of the CEO personality: an ability to embrace appropriate risks and a bias toward acting and capitalizing on opportunities. In other words, a CEO is significantly less cautious and more likely to take action when compared to other senior executives.

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Tech CEOs Feel the Heat as their Competitors Bite Back

It's not just CEOs in traditional industries such as auto and banking that are looking over their shoulder at tech companies. A new survey shows that tech executives themselves are growing increasingly concerned about disruption, signaling the businesses they've been threatening are finally fighting back.

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CEO Outlook 2017

Heading into 2017, Chief Executive asked business leaders from across industries and the nation for a gut check on today’s operating environment and their hopes and fears for the year ahead. Here’s what they had to say.

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CEOs’ Top 4 Concerns for the Future

CEOs interviewed by Chief Executive cited 4 main areas of concern as they gaze into their crystal balls for 2017. This piece is a sidebar to the feature "CEO Outlook 2017," which you can access at the bottom, along with the roster of CEOs.

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9 Leadership Principles You Can Believe In

Trust your instincts. How many times have we heard this phrase as advice for leaders? We shouldn't deny the importance of leadership instincts, but at the same time, we also should view them with skepticism. Many of our “instincts” are actually habits that were formed over decades in many different environments.

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