Finance

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.

The 4 Keys to Securing a Coronavirus-Aid Loan From Your Banker

If you haven't already, your company will soon be meeting with your banker to secure help to weather Coronavirus. Be sure your team is prepared.

A Brief Guide to Getting Help From The CARES Act for Covid Relief

If you’re going to need a loan or a lifeline—and most of us probably will—treat the effort like you're trying to win an essential new customer.

CEOs, Cash and Covid: What Every Company Must Do ASAP

Everybody's talking about liquidity. This is how you translate that talk into action.

Lessons For A Downturn: ‘Don’t Stretch More Than You Need To’

During the last recession, PlaneSense CEO George Antoniadis steadied the fractional-jet company with simple, sensible steps—a formula he’s ready to use again.

Bracing For Impact: If Recession Comes, Are Today’s CEOs Ready?

Many current chiefs have never led through a slowdown and would benefit from the wisdom of peers who’ve survived past downturns—and come out stronger on the other side.

In M&A, What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You

When making an acquisition, you only get one chance to find the flaws in your new mate. After that, you bear the brunt of what you missed.

In Some Cases, Pay Really Should Be Unequal

Not everyone in your C-Suite is a superstar, so you need to divvy up the compensation pie accordingly, rather than average it in pursuit of "fairness.".

Thriving In Times Of Uncertainty

If you want to not only survive, but thrive during periods of great change, hunkering down to weather the storm is just about the worst thing you can do.

Silver Lining: NBA Bounces Back in China

An increasingly authoritarian regime poses risks to the values of any U.S. company doing business there. Some thoughts on how to handle.
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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 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 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.

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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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