Strategy

A Roadmap To Innovation: Aligning Innovation With Your Business Strategy

With today’s digital economy perpetuating the notion of “disrupt or die,” simply saying you are innovative or lumping innovation efforts in with R&D and product development are not enough. To survive and thrive, all organizations need an innovation program.

Lessons Other CEOs Can Learn From ‘Space Barons’ Musk and Bezos

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are in the business of space. What can ordinary, earthbound CEOs learn anything from the other-worldly aspirations of two of the world’s most uncommon titans?

How CEOs Can Quickly Make Changes to Corporate Culture

The only way to know for sure if a particular change to corporate culture will benefit your company is to enact it. Don’t be afraid to take action right away and learn from mistakes when necessary.

Empowerment To Say ‘No’ Is A Culture (A Really Bad One)

Unless you develop a solid, authentic culture that empowers your people to help customers at the speed they demand and with the authority they require, your future profitability is at risk.

Q&A With Afterpay’s Millennial CEO Nick Molnar

Afterpay CEO Nick Molnar has navigated change by taking notice of the shifting spending habits of millennials, which has evolved into a more cashless and even credit-free lifestyle.
research

Seven Ways Your Company Can Partner With A Research University

School is back in session, not just for students—but for CEOs too. Here are seven ways you can improve innovation at your company by partnering with a research university.

Presenting Is A Critical Skill for CEOs

To be a successful CEO or senior business leader, you have to present well. The ability to craft a compelling presentation and deliver it with conviction is perhaps the most important skill for a successful leader.

Indra Nooyi’s Leadership Should Inspire Male-Female Mentorship

Don’t focus on the negative aspect of Indra Nooyi stepping aside. Focus on the incredible corporate, cultural and financial advancements that were enjoyed under her leadership and spread those statistics. Mentor the next generation.
Nature Nate's honey CEO Nathan Sheets

Nature Nate’s CEO On Turning A Honey Hobby Into A Business

Honey started as a hobby for Nature Nate’s CEO Nathan Sheets and has turned into an international business. He talks with Chief Executive about using community impact as an inspiration for growth and the challenges he faces in the food industry.

Are Uncertain Times Causing Your C-Suite to Panic?

As global markets brace for potential impact from political uncertainty, C-Suite officers are struggling with how to stay on strategy. Here are three trademark panic behaviors and three ways CEOs can get everyone back on track.
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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 Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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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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