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CEO Space Race Heats up as Bezos, Branson, Musk Ready Moon Shots

Perhaps bored by disrupting traditional industries on Earth, CEOs are increasingly turning their attention to somewhat higher ambitions. And they could get government backing.

The Benefits of Rearing Leadership Talent from the Sports Field

A strong tendency to see things through to the end and an almost uncanny ability to self-motivate were observed in nine former Olympic athletes hired as part of an experiment.

U.S. Airline CEOs go Head to Head Over Open Skies

JetBlue's Robin Hayes said Middle Eastern carriers help promote healthy competition, as American Airlines' Doug Parker warned he may have to kill flights between Dallas and Paris.

Almost 90% of Cyber Attacks are Caused by Human Error or Behavior

Why defending against cybercrime need not involve flashy technology

Why 53 CEOs have Joined One 17-Year-Old’s Court Battle

Apple and Microsoft are among companies supporting a teenager's push to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity.

Construction Chiefs Wary of Trillion-Dollar Funding Challenge

LafargeHolcim's Eric Olsen is the latest CEO to temper his enthusiasm over the president's spending plans with a recognition that many governments bear heavy debt burdens.

Could the 2020 Presidential Race Become a Clash of the CEOs?

Disney CEO Bob Iger's name has been thrown into the mix of possible Democrat candidates, as Americans becoming increasingly open to putting a businessperson in charge.

Companies are Turning to Experiential Leadership Programs as Digital Talent Fears Abound

Almost two-thirds of companies are now offering more immersive and on-the-job teaching, though they must also work out how to discover the hidden gems to train.

Bridgewater CEO Steps Down, Putting One of the World’s Strangest Management Legacies on the...

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio will relinquish day-to-day management duties at the world's biggest hedge fund, though his 10-year succession plan isn't playing out as smoothly as hoped.

“I Need Leadership Help”: Uber CEO Issues Yet Another Apology after Arguing with Driver

Travis Kalanick says he will seek counseling on his leadership style as the next in a string of scandals tests the patience of investors.
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CEO Optimism Drops In November Amid Election Results And Covid Spike

A new poll of more than 200 chief executives finds deep concern over the incoming Biden administration—and the dangerous direction of the pandemic.