Finance

Amalgamated Life’s Paul Mallen On Making The Leap From CFO to CEO

When Paul Mallen stepped into the CEO role at The Amalgamated Family of Companies in February 2018, he felt well prepared for the top...
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Dual-Class Shares Are More Popular Than Ever. Do They Actually Juice Performance?

Some of the most prominent companies of our era use them, from Facebook and Alphabet to Berkshire Hathaway. So did seven of the 10...

Finding Flexibility In The Event Of A Slowdown

How does one plan for an uncertain economy? There are options to build elasticity and the ability to recoil with nominal impact in the event of a slowdown.

How To Sell Your Company In Five Steps

By creating an organized work environment, tracking your revenue accurately, negotiating fairly, and preparing yourself for the next stage in your professional life, you’ll set up your sale for success and find the right buyer who recognizes your brand’s value.

How CEOs Can Navigate The Unique Challenge Of The Gig Economy

Gig CEOs face a unique set of challenges operating in the chaotic, growth-fueled gig economy, where assumptions about customer values and attitudes are ever changing and where the workforce is not only dispersed, but at times also concurrently employed by your competition.

Why CEOs Should Not Delegate Cost Management

Many CEOs delegate responsibility for cost reduction to other leaders within the business. However, that hands-off approach could be costing their companies a lot of money and strategic opportunities.

What Do U.S. CEOs Really Earn? About $350,000 Study Finds

The median private company CEO total compensation package for 2017? $350,622. For the record, that’s just 6.7 times the median income for all U.S. workers, not 275 times, as some have said.

Bad Negotiations Shouldn’t Sink Your Business Relationships

Companies can and do fail for any number of reasons.  Failure based on ineffective relationships due to poor communications and ineffective negotiation is completely avoidable.

Good Results, New Alliances, Promising Launches Clear Some Clouds for Ford CEO Hackett

Ford CEO Jim Hackett may have created some breathing room for his tenure and opened a vista into his broader strategy with recent major moves and an upbeat quarterly earnings report from the company.
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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 Optimism Surges in February, But So Do Election Worries

As one CEO put it: “Everything involved with the economy is dependent upon who is elected POTUS in November.”
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