Corporate Reputation

WeWork's Adam Neumann

WeWork: What, We Worry?

Next month the iconic satirical MAD Magazine prints its last new issue. The infamous motto of its fictitious mascot is the grinning Alfred E. Neuman was...

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.

P&G CEO Taylor Embraces Sustainability Thinking in C-Suite and Beyond

Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor has become a leader among CPG chiefs in embracing the concept of corporate “sustainability” over the last few years.

Bernie Marcus’ Model: Community Progress Without Progressive Fingerpointing

Former Home Depot CEO Bernie Marcus is proof that doing good is not antithetical to doing well, just as free enterprise is not antithetical to community progress.

CEOs In The Crosshairs As Proxy Season Heats Up

CEOs and directors looking to suss out some of the big themes that are potentially emerging in this year's proxy season, here's a big one: Public-company CEOs are headed into the crosshairs.

CEOs: It’s Time to Take a Stand, But Read This First

If CEOs are going to take an aggressive stance on an issue, they must first ensure the reasoning behind their decision holds water and relates back to their core business and brand.
University of Wisconsin

Which School Has Most Fortune 500 CEOs?: Not Harvard – It’s Wisconsin

The No. 1 university in America for turning out current CEOs of Fortune 500 companies is not Harvard, not Stanford, not Notre Dame. It's Wisconsin.

Great Leadership Teams Are Fundamentally Sound

Much like a basketball team, symphony orchestra and Army Ranger unit, it is not too difficult to spot when leadership teams don’t pay sufficient attention to the fundamentals. Here are a few indicators.

The Importance Of Making Values-Based Decisions

As you are faced with decisions, use your values to help you determine what to do. Making values-based decisions sends a strong message to your team about the character of your leadership.

When A CEO’s Private Affairs Go Public

What does the Jeff Bezos-National Enquirer teach CEOs? For one thing, boards need to rally around a CEO being targeted by malicious actors with commercial or political motives to shake them down if the target CEOs conduct on the job is still effective, moral, and responsible.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

July Poll Finds CEO Confidence Rebounding To Multi-Year High 

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds surging optimism, as buoyant consumer demand and return-to-office policies swamp inflation worries.