STEVEN S. ROLFE M.D., is a principal of Merion Advisory Group and Boswell Group. He is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who advises CEOs, boards and family enterprises on psychological aspects of management and leadership. LAURIE STEVENS, M.D. is a principal in the Boswell Group who advises CEOs, boards and senior leaders on interpersonal, leadership and organizational issues, and is also a practicing psychiatrist in New York City.
Our monthly reading of CEO confidence in business conditions fell sharply in December as the nation’s business leaders increasingly perceived that gathering economic and political headwinds. The CEO Confidence Index is at its lowest levels in two years.