Personal Effectiveness

When It’s Better When Employees Disagree With You

Research shows that when individuals argue over a decision, it achieves better outcomes. Learn from Lehman Brothers.

The Skills Of Being A Good Listener

We’ve all heard it often enough — being a good listener is as important a skill as being a good communicator. My experience has shown this to be true but also taught me that intentional silence is an acquired skill.

The Route CEOs Took To The Top In The U.S. And Western Europe

With growing pressure and interest from corporations and their boardrooms on diversity, it will be critical for companies to focus on the development of women and diverse leaders and helping them become CEO-ready.

Success Is Not Immune From Stress

As CEOs, our responsibility, no matter how busy we are, is to guide those who are stressed into safer territory. We have to find out if they’re dealing with ‘what to do’ versus ‘when to do it.’

Sonnenfeld: Are You A Champion Or A Pretender On Values?

When it comes to speaking out on values, CEOs like Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Ed Stack and Blackrock’s Larry Fink have found a voice.

Former DocuSign CEO & Chairman Keith Krach On Transformational Leadership

Former DocuSign chairman and CEO Keith Krach believes there’s a significant shortage of transformational leaders in the world—those who can disrupt entire categories.

How To Create An Environment Of Lifelong Learning As The Leader

More people are realizing that the best leaders consider themselves to be in a constant state of growth and development. They never stop learning.
activism playbook

A Playbook for CEO Activism

Conversations with dozens of CEOs and their advisors reveal six filters a CEO should consider when deciding to engage on social issues, especially when both expectations and risk for backlash are high.

12 CEOs Outline Their Strategies For 2019

We debriefed CEOs grappling with the threat of disruption, a dearth of ready talent and other pressing challenges of the day about their strategies for 2019. Here’s what they had to say.

Make This Your New Year’s Resolution: Continue to Evolve as a CEO

As the new year approaches, think about how you approach leadership and how you can continue to become an even greater leader and CEO.
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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 Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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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 2019 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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