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Why CEOs Must be Discoverers-in-Chief

Constantly coming up with the best thing since sliced bread may be a tough task, but that's what CEOs must do if they want to stay relevant, according to the head of the Panera baking chain.

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The 5 Best—and Worst—Drinks to Order at Business Dinners


Wine is a popular alcoholic beverage of choice for business dinners. However, not every CEO wants to order it at every such event. For those business dinners when you prefer a cocktail over wine, here are the 5 best drinks to order—as well as the 5 cocktails to avoid ordering at all costs, if you want to make a good impression.

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Mastering the Art of the Reboot: Lessons from Donald Trump

Donald Trump has had some rough spots in his campaign. He damaged his credibility early on as a candidate by making a string of confusing and ill-advised statements. But reports have said that while the “Make America Great Again” campaign was in evident disarray, Trump’s team of advisors were working on a “reboot.”

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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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How 11 CEOs Unplug and Power Down

Sometimes, CEOs just need to get away from it all—take a real break from the meetings, decisions, annoyances and confrontations that it takes to run a company. They benefit by ending  up refreshed and thinking more clearly. Whether it’s for five minutes or two weeks, company chiefs have come up with a variety of ways to do it, but their varied methods all amount to the same goal: going incommunicado.

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