Strategy

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.
D&I

Five Ways CEOs Can Lead Inclusively From The Top

The board chair and the CEO are critical to the success of D&I strategy, both in their individual roles and in their joint work. Here are five things to do when embarking on the D&I journey

A Roadmap To Innovation Part 3: Measuring Your Innovation Program’s Success

This is the third and final installment of an exclusive three-part series of articles from Alex Goryachev, Cisco’s managing director of innovation strategy and programs on how CEOs can create a roadmap for successful innovation programs.

The Life Cycle of the CEO, Phase One: Preparation

What must you prepare your potential successors to do? There are eight core responsibilities that span across most CEO positions.

CEOs Should Tackle Regulations Proactively To Get Ahead Of Compliance Costs

CEOs who are not looking at external options for addressing compliance are missing an opportunity to control and minimize the growing expense of ever-expanding regulations.

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.
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.
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.

21 Amazing Lessons From Amazon And CEO Jeff Bezos

Chief Executive editor-at-large Jeff Cunningham takes a deep dive into Jeff Bezos' annual letters to shareholders, and unearthed some keys to Amazon's unbelievable success.
peer network

10 Benefits To Joining A CEO Peer Network

A peer network can help CEOs deal with their loneliness problem. Moreover, with the right people, addressing the right questions, peer networks can provide many of the benefits common to any strong community: information, cooperation, support, guidance, insight.
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CEO1000

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 In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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