Politics/Policy

Skill Development: How CEOs Can Tackle Income Inequality

The rapid growth in income inequality in America over the past decade is alarming. It threatens our economic and social stability. The income disparity...

How CEOs Can Navigate Legal Challenges

Most of us would rather not be involved in combative legal proceedings; it’s not what we do best. However, if such proceedings are unavoidable, be ‘Spock’-like in your leadership. 

What Amazon And Bezos Are Teaching Others About Fighting Back

Amazon and its iconic founder are proving that fighting back against populist fervor is not only the best defense but the only one that works.

CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.

To Fight New Breed Of California Lawsuits, Manufacturing CEOs Need A Crystal Ball

Recent lawsuits suggest courts have a new requirement for manufacturers: clairvoyance. You can guess where these lawsuits are happening (hint: think West Coast), but do CEOs have to worry about liability law across the country?

Why Bernie Sanders Turned Walmart’s Wages Into A Scandal

During an election year, we expect to see attacks against our leading businesses by progressive-minded politicians. But why are they doing it?

How One CEO Speaking Out On Abortion Weighed the Risks

ChowNow’s Christopher Webb joined 180+ other CEOs in proclaiming his support for the pro-choice movement in a public letter. He talked with Chief Executive about the decision.

Manufacturers Leaving Money On Table After Corporate Tax Reform

Many U.S. manufacturers are leaving money on the table – some of it significant – by not optimizing the provisions of the tax-reform act of 2017.
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CEOs Say Facebook Should Live By Different Rules, But Why?

Government regulation has long been anathema to corporate America, but not so much that it has stopped a chorus of executives in recent months from calling for the regulation of Facebook and other technology behemoths.

A Peek Inside FedEx Founder And CEO Fred Smith’s World

In the midst of a pitched battle with Wall Street, rising global trade tensions, growing anti-business sentiment and incredible technological change, we asked FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith about his company, his leadership—and what to watch for next.
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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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