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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.
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Sonnenfeld: The Real Problem for Mark Zuckerberg Is Mark Zuckerberg

What happened to Facebook's stock? Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says that a bet on Facebook has always been a bet on CEO Mark Zuckerberg—a great bet, until it wasn’t.

Clarion Brands CEO Gary Downing On The Benefits Of Trade Associations

Working within trade associations requires requires CEOs to navigate waterways where you don’t have complete control. That can be challenging. But it makes you better.

The Role Of Personality In CEO Leadership: What Attributes Drive Success?

What are the defining attributes of a successful CEO? Everyone is different, but there are a few shared qualities that seem to come up, time and time again.

Communication Is Key for Bohemia Interactive Simulations Co-CEOs

A number of challenges can arise when a company has two chief executive officers, among which is the not-so-small matter of deciding who’s in charge of what.

Leadership Lessons From Mindtree CEO Rostow Ravanan

Understanding how you can use your unique abilities to bring out the best in those around you is the mark of a true leader.

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,"

Why New CEOs Need To Manage Change To Succeed

Studies show that half of first-time CEOs will fail to be successful in their role. Why? Most of the time, failure in-role is due to a failure to manage change.

Become a Better Leader With Emotional Intelligence

CEOs who lack emotional intelligence are likely to come off as cold or like a ‘loose cannon’ to others. Here are some ways to develop this trait.

Key To Reducing Stress: Stop Overanalyzing

Taking thoughtful action requires commitment and courage. It requires being willing to fail from time to time. But it is a lot less stressful than inaction.
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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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism In Future Growth Fades

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
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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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

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.