Leadership Development

Zoe Barry, CEO of ZappRx

ZappRx CEO Says Healthcare Needs More Innovation

Zoë Barry, 32-year-old CEO of ZappRX, is going after a $300 billion market that she says “floats on the back of fax machines.” She speaks with Chief Executive about Amazon’s foray into healthcare, the industry’s innovation problem and the challenges of being a young CEO.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.

Globoforce CEO On Why Grumpy Bosses Are Culture Killers

Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce, cloud-based software firm, talks about the changing paradigm in corporate culture and why “command and control” management doesn’t work anymore.
Aslam Khan, CEO of TGI Fridays

TGI Fridays CEO: Tech, Training Reviving The Restaurant Chain

Aslam Khan, CEO of TGI Fridays, came to the role needing to understand the challenges facing the company itself and a struggling casual dining industry at large. He used hospitality training, tech investments and people skills to get it on the right path.

Thor CEO Bob Martin Shares Lessons From The RV Industry’s Comeback

A decade ago, the recreational-vehicle industry was sipping fumes. Today, RV makers are enjoying a robust multi-year recovery in their industry. Thor Industries, one of the industry's biggest players, explains how they turned it around.

So You Want To Be A Private Equity CEO?

Running a private equity portfolio company comes with unique challenges and a high level of stress. Before you take the plunge, make sure you’re cut out for the job.

Sonnenfeld: Female CEOs Taking Control Of A Male-Dominated Industry

Kathy Warden’s ascension to CEO of Northrup Grumman means three of the top five aerospace and defense contractor companies are now run by women.

From English Lit Professor To CEO: Paul Forte Shares His Story

Paul Forte explains how he went from a potential career as an English literature professor to CEO of LTC Partners, which administers the largest federal long-term care insurance program in the country.

Preparing Future Leaders For The C-Suite

Companies benefit long-term when they prioritize the professional development of their employee leaders, because it cultivates an organizational strength and sustainability that spans generations of leadership.

Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Read this excerpt from Hans Rosling's "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—And Why Things Are Better Than You Think,"
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CEO1000

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 Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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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 2018 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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