William J. Holstein

William J. Holstein
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William J. Holstein is a journalist, consultant and speaker. He is the author of, "The Next American Economy: Blueprint For A Sustainable Recovery." For more of his work, visit www.williamjholstein.com.

Bringing Innovation Back

As with insurance and telecommunications, the closely related defense and aerospace industries are grappling to find ways to spur greater innovation.

Understanding the Mindset of Risk

Those who cling to the ways of the 20th century will soon be relegated to the dustbin of history, embarking on revolutionary change is also fraught with peril. The key question is how to manage these multi-faceted, compounded risks.

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Building a Donor-Advised Fund

How a former airline catering business CEO and a former lifestyle and media company CEO got involved with a donor-advised fund

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: How a Hotel Industry President Created...

“About 25 years ago, sitting at my desk contemplating a fifth, sixth and seventh hotel, it occurred to me I had been blessed beyond anything I had ever imagined and it was time for me to acknowledge the presence of God and also to try to offer a helping hand to people who need it."

The CEO’s Guide to Giving: Working to Solve World Problems

Guide to Giving Part 1 - How a former investment services exec created a supporting foundation

How and Why to Speed Digital Transformation

Mid-market CEOs gather at the CEO2CEO Digital Transformation Summit to discuss the challenges, solutions and ROI of digital transformation.

Trade as a Dirty Word: What CEOs Must Do to Defend...

The very concept of "trade" took a beating in the American presidential campaign from across the political and ideological spectrums.

Do I Give the Business to My Children or Sell Out?

Baby Boomer CEOs face the question of how to dismount the tiger.

Warren Stephens Talks about a Successful Next-Generation Succession

From generation to generation, when it comes to handing over a family business, the longer the planning, the smoother the transition.

Building a High-Performance, Highly Engaged Culture

Pressure to deliver short-term results and accommodate Millennial employees complicates the culture challenge.
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CEO Confidence Remains Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.
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