Culture

Why It Pays To Be Long-Term Greedy

Successful leaders calculate the ROI on their decisions and actions based on a time horizon that extends beyond the end-of-quarter.

The Danger Of Bad Forensic Analysis

A deep dive into the sausage-making at any company reveals a fundamental truth: human behavior is as critical to success as smart strategy.

Making the Transition From Innovator To CEO

John DeLorean and his failures to make the transition from innovator to CEO can impart many lessons. Here are a few takeaways that may help inform others on that path.  

Why CEOs Need To Telegraph Their Punch

Most of us don’t like to be the bearer of bad news but that responsibility comes with the territory. If you can put the impact of such news in the future and not in the ‘now,’ there’s a real chance it will be more bearable.

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.
When it comes to corporate retreats, CEOs usually have a general idea of what they want to cover and describe it to the EA. So, what’s the mistake? 

Top 10 Mistakes Leaders Make When Convening An Off-Site Meeting or Retreat

When it comes to corporate retreats, CEOs usually have a general idea of what they want to cover and describe it to the EA, who then puts together a “topical agenda.”  So, what’s the mistake? 

The Only Change That’s Dirty Are The Coins In Your Pocketbook

Change is natural, and it’s high time we stopped treating it as a taboo topic. Change is an opportunity to learn, and everyone can learn together in a working environment.

Will A New CEO Sink Or Swim? Cultural Fit Makes The Difference

According to a recent survey, 58% of private equity CEOs are replaced within two years of an investment. What gives? Why is it so hard to find the right CEO?

Workplace Philanthropy: What It Takes To Make Doing Good A Good Thing

While philanthropy is personal and varies from company to company, there are a few best places to start if you are interested in engaging in charity for all of the right reasons

Masters of Manufacturing: Cambridge Engineering Leaders Help Their People Matter

As chairman and CEO of Cambridge Engineering, John Kramer transformed the company by hiring Koch Engineering executive Marc Braun as his president and overhauling the company’s culture to reposition it for future growth.
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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

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 and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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