Chief Executive’s Top Ten CEO Blogs

A small but growing number of CEOs have decided it’s a good investment of time to share their thoughts about the trends and issues they face, questions that bewilder them, and sometimes even their personal lives. Here is a list of the top 10 CEO blogs you might want to follow.

September 26 2011 by John Kador


Here, in alphabetical order by company name, are the top 10 best CEO blogs. The blogs were judged on the basis of the quality of the writing, subject matter, balance between the professional and the personal, frequency of posting and appearance/graphics.

Allonhill

Sue Allon, CEO
Allonhill
Sue Allon blends the personal and business to comment on mortgage securitization, due diligence and credit risk management.

FirstRain

Penny Herscher, CEO
The Grassy Road: A CEO at Work and Play in Silicon Valley and Beyond
Penny Herscher seamlessly combines thoughtful musings about Silicon Valley business with news about adventurous life away from the office.

Forrester Research

George Colony, CEO
The Counterintuitive CEO
George Colony’s goal is to assist today’s company leaders in forming unique approaches to the challenges they face by focusing on technology, publishing and new media.

Hammock, Inc.

Rex Hammock, CEO
http://www.rexblog.com/
Colorful, frequently updated blog about social media, publishing and Web content by a true practitioner of the digital arts.

Makovsky + Company

Kenneth Makovsky, president
My Three Cents
The president of a large public relations agency discusses CEO reputation, media relations, crisis management and “whatever is uppermost” in his mind.

Merisant Company

Paul Block, CEO
http://paulrblock.com/
The CEO of the company that makes Equal Sweetener blogs about talent management, recruiting and strategy.

Royal Caribbean International

Adam Goldstein, President and CEO
Why Not?
Adam Goldstein blogs on all aspects of cruising, giving readers an intimate look into aspects of cruising that most guests don’t see.

Saatchi & Saatchi

Kevin Roberts, CEO
KR Connect
The creativity of the CEO of one of the world’s most innovative agencies is on display as he discusses all aspects of marketing, communications and design.

Thomson Reuters

Tom Glocer, CEO
Tom Glocer’s Blog
Tom Glocer blogs on everything from strategic issues and business ethics to the intricacies of Finnish sauna.

Zappos

Tony Hsieh, CEO
CEO and COO Blog
The mavens of customer service, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and COO Chris Nielsen, share a blog that gives a penetrating look into the shoe marketer’s plans, challenges and insanely customer—focused culture.