Strategy

The Skills Of Being A Good Listener

We’ve all heard it often enough — being a good listener is as important a skill as being a good communicator. My experience has shown this to be true but also taught me that intentional silence is an acquired skill.

Great Leadership Teams Are Fundamentally Sound

Much like a basketball team, symphony orchestra and Army Ranger unit, it is not too difficult to spot when leadership teams don’t pay sufficient attention to the fundamentals. Here are a few indicators.

Six Lessons For Succeeding As A Private Equity CEO

We asked 25 leaders at premier PE firms, including Bain Capital, The Carlyle Group and KKR, as well as 15 successful portfolio company CEOs. Their responses revealed six common myths that often plague new portfolio company CEOs -- and how to overcome them.

Judy Marks Leads Otis Elevator On A Tech-Fueled Quest For Growth

Otis Elevator’s products made the leap from human operators to automation decades ago, now it’s ready for its next lift: A.I. capabilities—and being spun out by United Technologies. Judy Marks shares her plan to lead the 166-year-old company into a technology-forged future.

The Importance Of Making Values-Based Decisions

As you are faced with decisions, use your values to help you determine what to do. Making values-based decisions sends a strong message to your team about the character of your leadership.

The Life Cycle Of The CEO: The Middle Phase

After having successfully completed the preparation and entry phases, CEOs must effectively lead their organizations through a period of continual evolution in order to realize the expectations of all the stakeholders.
Paul Black, CEO of Allscripts

Allscripts CEO Paul Black On Navigating Healthcare’s Major Changes

Allscripts CEO Paul Black chats with Chief Executive about navigating healthcare’s changing landscape and how consumer health is driving the industry forward.

The King Of Queens And Amazon

Chief executives may be asking if an unknown like Senator Michael Gianaris could wipe the pavement with Jeff Bezos, what happens to the rest of us?

EDENS CEO On Skating To Where The Retail Puck Is Headed

Jodie McLean, CEO of EDENS, spoke with Chief Executive about the challenges of real estate in the retail industry and finding what’s next, the power of diversity in the C-Suite and more.

How To Take a Digital Approach To Strategic Execution

Incorporating digital into a strategic execution game plan might sound daunting, but it’s fairly straightforward if you know where to begin.
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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 Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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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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