Leadership Development

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

Salesforce Splits CEO Role: Pros And Cons

In a move that has many in the business world raising their eyebrows, Salesforce recently embraced a co-CEO model. Here are the pros and cons of going that route.

The US Army’s Secret to Building a Leader-Driven, Learning Culture: After Action Reviews

The After Action Review has been leveraged by the Army as a leadership development and learning tool since the 1980s, and many businesses have adapted the practice since. Learn why it's such a successful tool for business.
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Five Ways To Be A Camera-Ready CEO

In some regard, the camera will always be on a CEO. Donatella Giacometti, Chief Communications Strategist for CEO MEDIA COACH Inc., offers a few tips for CEOs who may not be as familiar with the camera.
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

If you’re leading through complex times, you could do a lot worse than grabbing some how-to tips from Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR and LBJ. Pulitzer-Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin shares some insights for CEOs who may not be fighting the Civil War or WWII, but still face their own leadership challenges.

In Washington, Bezos Talks Space, Scheduling And The Importance Of Good Sleep

Highlights from a recent speech by Jeff Bezos at an event hosted The Economic Club of Washington DC. In the speech, Bezos hit on a variety of topics, including telling the audience that he’d soon announce the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.

Firefighter or Architect? Three Priorities Of The Top CEO

The top CEOs are architects, not firefighters. If you decide to change how you invest your time, change from being a firefighter to an architect, by working on the business model, your people, and profitability.

What Really Matters: A Conversation With Patrick Lencioni

In an era dominated by technological transformation, management by metric and unicorn-or-bust business plans, Patrick Lencioni has a powerful, contrarian message for CEOs: Lasting success won’t arise out of better AI or luring talent with dubious promises of “purpose.”

David Novak: How Top CEOs Identify Future Leaders

David Novak, founder and CEO oGoLead, founder, retired Chairman and former CEO of Yum! Brands, talked with some of the brightest and most successful CEOs he knows during his podcast to help identify the traits you need to look for in a future leader. Novak was named Chief Executive CEO of the Year in 2012.
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Seven Ways Your Company Can Partner With A Research University

School is back in session, not just for students—but for CEOs too. Here are seven ways you can improve innovation at your company by partnering with a research university.

Indra Nooyi’s Leadership Should Inspire Male-Female Mentorship

Don’t focus on the negative aspect of Indra Nooyi stepping aside. Focus on the incredible corporate, cultural and financial advancements that were enjoyed under her leadership and spread those statistics. Mentor the next generation.
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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 Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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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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