Sales/Marketing

The Learning Experience CEO: Focus On The Brand And Growth Will Come

The Learning Experience has enjoyed double digit growth in its 16 years of existence. CEO Richard Weissman credits the company’s focus on driving brand recognition by green-fielding all its own products.

What’s Wrong With The Sales Machine? Making Change Stick

When leaders communicate change well and lead their sales organizations through change effectively, change tends to take root and drive the anticipated results.

What CEOs Need To Know About The Ongoing Marketing Tech Debate

With so much consolidation in the tech space, CEOs and CMOs are once again faced with the age-old dilemma – should an organization buy a suite or best-of-breed marketing solution?

What’s Wrong With The Sales Machine? Implementing Changes To Improve Sales Maturity

In any effort to operationalize the sales force, one of the most widespread problems is charting an effective roadmap.
Sears

How Eddie Lampert Could Have Saved Sears And Learning From His Failure

Eddie Lampert understood the need to transform Sears into an e-commerce powerhouse—and that was a key investment thesis of his. Yet somehow it just didn’t materialize. In business, you don't get partial credit for a good idea poorly implemented.

What’s Wrong With The Sales Machine? Determining Why The Sales Force Is Broken

Learn why your leadership team should be well positioned to know not only what is broken in your sales organization but to know why it is broken.

What’s Wrong With The Sales Machine?

Learn how operationalizing the sales force can help create consistency, transparency and predictability in the sales function.

No Way Out: The Cul-de-Sac Of Sales Churn  

Going through a reset every two to four years with a new sales leader is likely to keep a company in the same cul-de-sac of underwhelming value.

How Focusing On Customer Lifetime Value Can Drive Growth

Rather than invest in scattershot and generic marketing campaigns, companies are building equity by identifying their best customers, and focusing on customer lifetime value.

Fjuri’s Thom Gruhler On What CEOs Need To Know About Marketing

Fjuri CEO Thom Gruhler talks about how his experience as a CMO has influenced him as CEO and the things CEOs need to know about marketing and technology.
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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

After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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