Personal Effectiveness

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.

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.
Mark Zuckerberg

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.
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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 Drops To Lowest Level Since 2016 Presidential Election

Our monthly reading of CEO confidence in business conditions fell sharply in December as the nation’s business leaders increasingly perceived that gathering economic and political headwinds. The CEO Confidence Index is at its lowest levels in two years.
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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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