Leadership & Strategy

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

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

The CEO Mistake that “Dwarfed all Others”: Buffet Weighs in on Wells Fargo

The bank's previous management could have averted a crisis by simply admitting they were wrong, according to the famed investor.

Even in the Digital Age, Leaders say People Skills are More Important

CEOs are telling children interested in following in their footsteps that "soft" skills are far more important than tech skills.

RAM CHARAN: CEOs Need to be ‘Talent Magnets’

“CEOs have to take charge of the challenge their companies face from not having the right talent for the future,” argues Ram Charan, the...

Apple Gets White House Nod with $1B Backyard Investment

Like other CEOs before him, however, Tim Cook didn't make it clear how much of the spending was already planned and whether it had anything to do with Donald Trump's election.

Mind your Language Please! Words Count When Delivering Results

CEOs who use excessive jargon, or try to obscure bad news with vague language, could be hurting their company's share price.

Elon Musk’s Unlikely Advice to CEOs Combating Digital Disruption: Slow Down

The Tesla CEO says, rightly or wrongly, that confusion about the capabilities of its upcoming Model 3 sedan are a consequence of his own hubris.

Infosys to Hire 10,000 American Workers as CEOs Assuage Trump

Vishal Sikka's commitment will push up employment costs but may improve relations with Washington at a precarious time for outsourcing companies.

CEOs Warned on Buybacks as Possible Tax Cuts Loom

Once a popular home for excess capital, high stock prices are making stock repurchases a less attractive option.

CEO Lessons Learned from LuLaRoe’s Leggings Row

Mark Stidham's experiences show the importance of staying in tune with your customers.
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3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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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.

MICHAEL ARENA: How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why...

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

MARK VERGNANO: How He 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.


March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.