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4 Qualities All Successful CEOs Have in Common, and Why They Matter

Most successful leaders—those who have consistently increased the size of their businesses and reached the upper echelons of their industries—have similar personality traits, definitions of success and daily habits. Here are 4 qualities all successful CEOs have in common.

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Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Profile

Founded in 1950, Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) is a nonprofit organization that connects young chief executives and presidents of non-competing companies and businesses around the globe for mutual exchange of ideas and expertise.

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4 Essential Elements in Planning for Disaster


The wildfires in Alberta, Canada, are a stark reminder that natural disaster can strike almost anywhere at anytime. According to German global reinsurer Munich Re, disasters resulted in more than $90 billion in insured losses around the globe in 2015. CEOs must ensure that their companies and employees are both prepared and covered at all times.

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Brazen and Bold, or Understated but Effective: How Do You Like Your CEOs?


Leadership styles among CEOs are becoming increasingly divergent. A new breed of high-profile, fast-talking, even brash business leaders seems to be eclipsing generations of the traditional buttoned-down breed of C-suite denizens who made and executed decisions in an understated way.

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Overcoming Procrastination: One of the Greatest Barriers to Success

There are a number of psychological obstacles that get in our way of success and can seriously compromise getting a new product or a new business to the finish line. Here's how to kick procrastination to the curb and stay focused and on plan.

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Quick Tips for Successfully Leading Through a Crisis

It's difficult enough to lead in good times, but it's even more challenging to lead in a time of crisis. While most companies have some sort of crisis plan in place, many are inadequate and untested, and contingency mitigation techniques and risk management programs can easily become overwhelmed. Whether it's plummeting share prices or a major brand image problem, it's up to the C-suite to own the situation and lead through the choppy waters.

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