Leadership/Management

For CEOs, Safe Decisions Aren’t Always Safe

While good decisions measure and manage risk, they are rarely risk free. CEOs who look for risk free decisions do little more than cede opportunity to others. The best chief executives manage opportunity first - and risk second.

Warren Buffett On The Media’s Biggest Sin

Warren Buffett has spent more time talking to journalists than any CEO in America. The reason he says is partially because he’s in his 80s, and the other part is that he likes journalists. But he says even the good ones have a blind spot called confirmation bias.

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

How To Help Your Senior Team Rediscover Its Core Purpose

Connect your individual purpose to the broader mission, and tremendous energy and engagement will be unleashed.

It’s Time To Let Your Women Leaders Lead

Take a moment to look at how women are being utilized in your firm and ensure that they are being given all the opportunities to get involved in business decisions their position affords. It's time to let your women leaders lead.

CEOs: “Have The Courage To Speak Your Mind,” Says Father Of PR, Harold Burson

In his new book, "The Business of Persuasion", Harold Burson, founder of Burson Marstellar, says PR has forgotten its original missions and values and that it needs to reconnect with them.

How Boards Should Handle a CEO Scandal

It used to be that a founding CEO could be excused all manner of misbehavior by his or her board, as long as it...

Everything I Needed to Know About Management I Learned Driving a Zamboni

Responsibility. Organization. Conflict resolution. People skills. I could go on. Almost everything I needed to learn in management, I learned at the rink.

New Helpshift CEO Takes Gender Bias Head-On

Helpshift CEO Linda Crawford weighs in on why she felt compelled to come out of retirement to lead her company and the lack of women in decision-making positions in business.

A CEO’s First Day: Lindsay Corp.’s Tim Hassinger Slips Into His New Role

Tim Hassinger says he “felt like a sixth-grader in a new school” on Monday. That’s because it was his first day as president and CEO of his new company, Lindsay Corp., in Omaha.
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.