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Sonnenfeld: Amazon’s Sweetheart HQ Incentive Deals Are ‘Outrageous’

Will the HQ2 deals from New York and Virginia make sense for the locations in the long-term, considering the big incentives Amazon will receive?

Landec CEO On Innovating The Healthy Foods Craze

Landec CEO Molly Hemmeter says the company has ridden a wave of health-conscious consumers who crave fresh, natural healthy foods. But staying ahead of the curve in a trillion-dollar industry means innovation is essential.

The Single Most Important Takeaway From The NYT’s Facebook Investigation

After reading the New York Times' investigation of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, one thing is clear: A CEO having total, imperial control over a public company is a really, really terrible idea.

Compeat CEO On High Growth In An Evolving Restaurant Space

In his third go-around as CEO, this time at Austin, Texas-based Compeat, Jeffrey Stone is tackling software for the restaurant industry. He talks with us about the challenges the company faces with the always-evolving restaurant industry.

How To Stop Inefficiency From Sinking Your Business

"It works well enough for now," should never be an excuse for remaining with inefficient processes. Adaptable companies take more risks and spend more time innovating than those who content themselves with subpar processes — but they also tend to survive longer.

Using Tech To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic, Healthcare Costs

Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check, saw an opportunity to make the healthcare system more efficient with technology—now he sees an opportunity help curb the opioid epidemic.

Elon Musk Must Learn To Accept Best Practices From Outsiders

A recent article shed light on Elon Musk’s stubbornness and unwillingness to adopt other companies’ successful car production methods, much to the detriment of Tesla.

7 Ways Retailer CEOs Can Avoid Being The Next Sears

Sears and Toys ‘R Us are sadly closing chapters on iconic store brands this year, but not every retailer is in trouble. Target, Walmart and a slew of others are having a revival. Here are seven strategies to follow in their footsteps.

AccessOne CEO On Bringing A Doctor’s Mentality To Business

AccessOne CEO Mark Spinner spoke to Chief Executive about the shift in healthcare to consumer-facing costs and the challenges this kind environment brings.

Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes And Cult Of Personality CEOs

John Carreyrou was one of the few people that saw through Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos when the world was fawning over the Silicon Valley-based health tech company and its enigmatic CEO. The bestselling author of the Theranos expose talks with us about a wide range of topics.
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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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