CEO INSIGHTS

Building Supply Chains For Persistent New Realities

Disruptions keep coming, making visibility, flexibility and control vital features of resilience, Blue Yonder CEO says.

Six Lessons From Summer Travel All CEOs Should Pay Attention To Now

The U.S. hospitality industry is a great example of how not to resume business post-pandemic—at least, not if you want to keep your customers.

Self-Funded Health Benefits Can Help Companies Battle Inflation, Recession Fears

How one company saved $1.2 million, and improved health plan data, by switching to self-funding three years ago.

Four Ways To Save Your Sanity (And Build Skills) Post Pandemic

With the warnings of an impending recession, many CEOs face increasing pressure to protect the bottom line at all costs—including their own mental health. Here's how to preserve both.

The Core Traits Your CFO Needs To Succeed

A recent study suggests in coming years, finance chiefs will need a new mindset, comfort with technology and facility with data analysis.

Crunch Fitness CEO Rowley: ‘If You Stay Ready, You Never Need To Get Ready’

In this edition of our Corporate Competitor Podcast, former marine sergeant and current top gun at Crunch Fitness Jim Rowley discusses how his focus on preparedness and setting high expectations honed in the military enabled him to take the company to new heights.

2 Critical Challenges To Effective Business AI

To make artificial intelligence and machine learning work for you, take on the management issues that can get in the way. Here's how.
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Three Key Skills To Look For In Your Next COO

The right person for the job will be an individual who thrives on daily challenges while keeping an eye on the business horizon and strategizing for the future.

How To Extinguish Gaslighting In The Workplace  

It infiltrates the workplace like a firestorm, fanning the flames of manipulation intended to make team members question their own reality, and forces segregation by political and social values. Deadly to any company's productivity, this fire must be put out before it spreads.

In Search Of The Frictionless Organization

Many (or most) of the interactions customers have with companies today are filled with nerve-grating friction—which leads to share-price-sinking defection. Ending that is a win-win for shareholders and customers. Here's how to do it.

Talent Strategy: ‘It’s About Being Intentional’

To win ‘the war for talent,’ you don’t just need great people, say top CHROs—what you really need is a great people plan.

Delivering Enhanced Transparency In A Post-Covid World

For this CEO, transparency is about constant communication, empathy and remaining results-oriented.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

August Poll Finds Surging CEO Optimism About A Potential Recovery In 2023—Or Sooner

After four months of continuous decline, our CEO Confidence Index jumped this month, as CEOs report early indications that by this time next year, the country will be in a recovery. “Business is picking up, and our clients are looking beyond 2023.”
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3 Ways To Support Employees Navigating Grief

After two-plus years of a pandemic, there's no doubt that some of your employees are suffering from the pain of loss. Here's how your company can help.

Auto Employment Beginning To See Downside Of EV Transition

Ford’s reported plan to eliminate thousands of ‘ICE’ jobs illustrates challenge to industry and economic-development officials.

How Remote Work Drives Digital Equity And Inclusion

Because of the pandemic, the country was forced to reckon with the lack of equity in internet access, and the outsized impact that has had on the country and the economy. That's good news.

Driving Digital Transformation Success In The Midmarket

Midsized businesses have special needs and fewer resources than large enterprises. Here’s what to keep in mind.

Why Most Corporate Training Is A Waste—And A Liability

The next time ransomware locks up your corporate files, a poorly trained, unwitting employee could be the culprit. That loss is preventable—with a few very key changes.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's annual Best & Worst States for Business raking.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.