Growth

Thank You, Jeff Bezos: Why Amazon’s HQ2 Hunt Was Great For CEOs Across America

CEOs should follow the trail laid down by Amazon—the hundreds of locales around the nation that may not be right for HQ2 (or even an HQ for you), but would be a great place for a satellite office or expansion site.

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
Molly Hemmeter. CEO of Landec

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.

How Strong Brands Can Drive Workforce Accountability

A strong brand gives managers new ways to hold people accountable, with metrics that ultimately are more meaningful and more consequential to the business.

Arbella CEO On Succeeding In A Hyper Competitive Industry

Arbella Insurance Group CEO John Donohue spoke with Chief Executive about the growth of the company, how the company overcomes its various day-to-day challenges, the hyper-competitive nature of the insurance industry and more.

Varsity Brands Founder On The Big Business Of Cheerleading

Jeff Webb has guided Varsity Brands from a startup cheerleading operation out of his apartment to a primetime special on NBC and an eventual $2.5 billion sale. He talks with us about the growth of the company and knowing when it was time to step down as CEO.

uStudio CEO Jen Grogono On Solving Complex Problems

uStudio is aiming to help companies transform enterprise communication from a traditional print-based environment to digital media. A complex problem, sure. But that’s just how CEO Jen Grogono likes it.
Prognos CEO

Prognos CEO: Healthcare Is Overdue For Innovation Disruption

Amazon, Apple and other big tech companies are knocking at the door in healthcare—ready to give an infusion of innovation. Sundeep Bhan, CEO of Prognos and serial healthcare entrepreneur, says it’s about time.

Theracycle CEO On Finding A Niche Market With Parkinson’s Patients

Some people get into their line of work “by accident,” but in Peter Blumenthal’s case, he really did suffer a life-threatening accident that eventually got him to buy Theracycle. He spoke with Chief Executive about it and how he found the company’s niche market.

Growing Pains: Overseeing A Firm During Times Of Expansion

A CEO is tasked with many responsibilities, but guiding a firm through times of expansion can be particularly challenging.
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CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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