Finance

Threading The Needle: A CARES Act Executive Pay Framework

How can CEOs navigate the tricky waters of incentivizing and retaining senior leadership when operating under the restrictions of the CARES Act?

Back To The Basics Of Business Performance

A time of crisis is the right time to double-down on the fundamentals of your business.

The CARES Act And Your Compensation

The legislation provides businesses with much needed capital—but with strings attached. Here's what every CEO needs to know.

Scenario Planning: Drive Strategic Action And Real ROI

If your company is struggling to respond to change—in denial about or paralyzed by change, or both—scenario planning can help, and can drive real-world, bottom-line results.

Beware Of The SaaS Tax

As the COVID crisis refocuses all of us on our spending, finding and rooting out zombie cloud costs is essential. 

Responding To Crisis: Don’t Be Afraid To Take The Hit

It's always tempting to hide bad news during times of crisis, but taking a reputational hit today may build credibility and trust down the road.

Inside The Growth Engine: Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo On Building An M&A Machine

With soaring M&A expected in the post-COVID climate, CEOs would be wise to borrow a page from Stryker, which doubled revenue through dealmaking. CEO Kevin Lobo shares a detailed breakdown of how they do it.

Square’s Jim McKelvey: Innovation Is The Only True Hedge Against Crisis

The Square co-founder and deputy chair of the St. Louis Fed on the pandemic fallout, restarting the economy and why “innovation stack” companies fare best in volatile times. His book, The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, just hit shelves—real and virtual.

7 Tips To Keep Your Business Afloat During COVID-19

Small businesses have been hit especially hard by the pandemic. Some advice for leading through, staying sane and spotting opportunity.

CARES Act for Midsized Businesses: A Checklist for Preparing Your Loan Application

For companies with 500-10,000 employees, the coronavirus aid plan promised by Congress has yet to materialize. But if you’re waiting to start preparing your application, you’re making a big mistake. Here's what to do.
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CEO1000 Tracker

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 Falls Again In May Amid COVID Crisis 

A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining. 
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

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.

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