Innovation

A Powerful New Way of Thinking to Lead the Charge for Disruption

Disrupting your company, or your industry, as Uber has done, requires a completely differently way of thinking: not inside the box, not outside the box, but literally with no box at all.

Cautious Advice on Disrupting your Market from a CEO Who’s Been There

Succeeding at being disruptive requires a deeper commitment than anything you've probably ever done. But in the end, the payoff can be worth it.

TECHNOLOGY & IMMIGRATION: CEOs Band Together to Ensure Access to Their Traditionally Diverse Workforce

For many CEOs, their future lies in the balance between finding the right talent here and being able to bring in experienced people from outside the U.S.

A New Way for Product Makers to Overcome Patent Roadblocks

Patent pools allow licensors to reach more customers with less intellectual property risk, and allow licensees to speed new products to market by giving them access to more patents without a lot of time-consuming, one-off negotiations.

Why CEOs Must Suffer Foolishness Gladly: a Stanford Professor Explains

Albert Einstein made some arithmetic errors and Bob Dylan hit a few off notes. But they were still geniuses.

How American Greetings Learned to Embrace Tumultuous Change

American Greetings, like its chief competitor Hallmark, is fighting back in an era when social media has given everyone an instant platform for communicating sentiments—one that would seem to have eliminated the old-fashioned, hand-held greeting card. How does a traditional media company stay relevant and keep its business profitable?

Why Manufacturers Need a Chief Transformation Officer

As manufacturers continue to explore digital technologies to drive efficiency and product & process improvement, they're discovering that strategy and implementation can be almost a full-time role.

Here are 2016’s CEO Winners and Losers

From Donald Trump to Pokemon GO to scandals of both the sexual and bogus-account variety, it certainly has been an eventful year for the business world. Here are some of the CEOs who found themselves on top, and others who would rather make 2016 a year to forget.

CEO Think Tank Decries American Policy Short-Sightedness

A non-profit think tank filled with CEOs has called on the incoming Trump administration to encourage investment in infrastructure and R&D to remedy what it calls a damaging short-term focus by lawmakers and business leaders.

CEO of Musical Strings Manufacturer D’Addario Talks about Digital Transformation

D'Addario, a manufacturer of guitar and orchestral strings, as well as other musical instrument parts, has a lineage that goes all the way back to 1680 Italy. But the company's got both feet facing forward when it comes to keeping up with digital technology.
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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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