Dan Bigman

Dan Bigman
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Dan Bigman is Editor and Chief Content Officer of Chief Executive Group, publishers of Chief Executive, Corporate Board Member, ChiefExecutive.net and Boardmember.com. Previously he was Managing Editor at Forbes and the founding business editor of NYTimes.com.

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

If you’re leading through complex times, you could do a lot worse than grabbing some how-to tips from Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR and LBJ. Pulitzer-Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin shares some insights for CEOs who may not be fighting the Civil War or WWII, but still face their own leadership challenges.

What Really Matters: A Conversation With Patrick Lencioni

In an era dominated by technological transformation, management by metric and unicorn-or-bust business plans, Patrick Lencioni has a powerful, contrarian message for CEOs: Lasting success won’t arise out of better AI or luring talent with dubious promises of “purpose.”

Reading The Signs On Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg now finds himself at a crossroads many young entrepreneurs face: Can he master the next step in his evolution as CEO?

If You Were Elon Musk, You’d Drink Whiskey And Smoke Pot...

Let’s be honest. Can you think of who could use a little time to kick back with a double and smoke a blunt these days more than Elon Musk?

Jeff Bezos On Innovation: Five Big Takeaways

A recent interview shares insights into how Jeff Bezos thinks about strategy and innovation, and structures his personal activities and those of the company to get done what he wants to get done. Here are five useful takeaways.

What’s Behind Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Cry For Help

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's recent behavior as playbook for what not to do while you’re a CEO running an embattled company at a stressful time: Exhaustion, little support, sleeplessness, impulsive behavior.

Elon Musk’s Cry For Help

Elon Musk's New York Times interview comes off as playbook for what not to do while you’re a CEO running an embattled company at a stressful time: Exhaustion, little support, sleeplessness, impulsive behavior and on and on.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Twitter SEC Turmoil: Why CEOs and Boards Should...

For CEOs and public company directors, Elon Musk’s run in with the SEC is worth watching because it could signal where the agency comes down about the evolution of corporate communication in the age of social media.

Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson: 2018 CEO Of The Year

Passionate, poised and relentlessly methodical, Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson has proved to be the right leader for risky times. And now she’s Chief Executive’s 2018 CEO of the Year.

Uber’s Founder/CEO Got Too Much Deference From the Board, Says Former...

Former Attorney General Eric Holder was called in to investigate what went wrong at Uber. He recently shared his takeaways, including the power that founder/CEOs often receive from the board.
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From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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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.

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