Performance

5 Ways to Build a CEO Legacy in a Slow-Growth Economy

CEOs aspire to leave their company in a far better place than how they found it. Of course, today’s slow growth economy makes it challenging for CEOs to lift their company to new heights in the time they have to work with.

5 Steps to Turn a B2B Legacy Company Into a Revenue-Driving Digital Star

If you’re like most B2B companies, you’re trying to play catchup in the digital channel.

Does your CFO Need More Funding for Consultants?

As technology, security, and compliance issues become increasingly complex, more CFOs at companies of all sizes are turning to outside consultants for expertise and assistance.

5 Lessons for a Corporate Turnaround from an Auto Industry CEO

There are few tougher jobs for a CEO than competing in the U.S. auto industry these days. Sales are leveling off after post-recession boom times, but there’s been no appreciable thinning of the herd, putting extra pressure on every car maker—especially the small fry.

Beware: Your Retirement Could Affect the Company’s Bottom Line, Study Says

The day you will retire from your final CEO position may seem like a routine event, but a new study by the University of Arkansas observed that shareholders actually perceive seemingly normal succession in the corner office as a significant disruption to the viability of an organization.

7 Turnaround Tips From an Interim CEO

Taking over a flailing, anxious company is anything but ideal circumstances for a new leader, but interim CEOs face it all the time. It’s precisely this kind of high-pressure situation that forges strong and empathetic leadership strategies.

4 Ways Mid-Market Business Owners Can Maximize Company Value for a Sale

More mid-market company owners and CEOs are considering exit strategies these days, especially with U.S. markets improving and so many business leaders in the boomer generation coming into retirement age.

Retraining “Goliath” to Face Digital David

The well-worn Biblical allegory praises the triumph of the underdog, but what if you’re Goliath? Here’s how the “big boys” can level the playing field.

Pouring Profits for Talking Rain

How Talking Rain stole water market share when its larger competitors weren't looking.

The Connection Between Culture and Success

Creating a winning baseball team like the San Francisco Giants, 2014's World Series Champions, is more than simply securing good players. It is, after all, a business, and there is a profit that needs to be made after paying for operational expenses. So it's not surprising to hear Larry Baer, CEO of the San Francisco Giants franchise, talk in The Wall Street Journal about the business of running a baseball franchise.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

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.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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.

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