Leadership & Strategy

Don’t go Chasing the Eureka Moment Myth, Warns Facebook’s CEO

Mark Zuckerberg says sudden moments of enlightenment, so often portrayed in movies, are a lie.

Could it be Time to Hire a Chief Digital Officer?

Around a quarter of companies now have CDOs, new research suggests. And that's making some CIOs unhappy.

Customer’s Racist Rant Sparks Passionate Plea from Sprint CEO

A "disgusted" Marcelo Claure expressed an intolerance for racial abuse, but also showed a willingness to reach out to gain more understanding.

Former AOL CEO Steve Case Tells CEOs to Prepare for the Tech 3.0 Revolution

Steve Case, cofounder and former CEO of America Online (AOL), recently spoke with Chief Executive about the coming tech 3.0 revolution, and what CEOs should do to get ahead of the unparallelled digital changes in the coming years.

Study Reveals the Best way for CEOs to Frame their Goals

It turns out that encouraging incremental progress only helps at the beginning, according to new research.

New Coca-Cola CEO Quincey Aligns Company with the Inevitable

as James Quincey takes over from Muhtar Kent this month, the 52-year-old Briton has become the first Coca-Cola CEO to plan to direct the iconic CPG mammoth as a “total beverage company” rather than as mainly the keeper and beneficiary of the Coke brand legacy that created an industrial legend.

3 Leadership Tips from a Construction CEO and Former Bookie

Long before he took the reins at Australian construction giant Lend Lease in 2007, Stephen McCann worked for five years as a bookmaker at the local horse races.

5 Elements to Help CEOs Create Deeper Sense of Company Purpose

Organizations that can articulate a genuine sense of purpose generate better shareholder returns, research shows.

Need to Take a Break? This Method Could Make you More Productive

It turns out that unexpected breaks foster more productivity, according to new research.

Some Struggling Companies Feel it’s Best to Bank on Experience

AIG has selected industry veteran Brian Duperrault to get the insurance giant back on track amid a broader rise in the average CEO age.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

With all the bad CEO behavior out there lately, is it time to press reset?

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

How Mark Vergnano Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Last 12 Months: CEO Confidence is on a Steady Uptick

Although it has dipped slightly in the last two months, CEO confidence made significant strides in the...

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