Personal Effectiveness

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.

CEO1000: The Life Cycle Of A CEO

This is the introductory article in a new series addressing the opportunities and challenges faced by CEOs over the five distinct phases in the Life Cycle of the CEO, each presenting its own tasks and challenges.

Former Cintas President & COO Shares Insights On Supplier Diversity & Leadership

J. Phillip Holloman retired as president and chief operating officer at Cintas at the end of last month, and he is experienced when it comes to the subject of diversity in business.

Presenting Is A Critical Skill for CEOs

To be a successful CEO or senior business leader, you have to present well. The ability to craft a compelling presentation and deliver it with conviction is perhaps the most important skill for a successful leader.
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.

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.

Musk, Trump & Twitter: You Are What You Tweet

In an era where more and more leaders are, ironically, less and less likely to offer unfiltered remarks, what leaders say on Twitter is one of the most revealing public displays of their true character. Just take a look at Elon Musk and Donald Trump.

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.
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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 Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.
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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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