Strategy

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

Bernie Marcus’ Model: Community Progress Without Progressive Fingerpointing

Former Home Depot CEO Bernie Marcus is proof that doing good is not antithetical to doing well, just as free enterprise is not antithetical to community progress.

Prophix CEO Paul Barber On The Evolution Of A Software Company

Paul Barber, CEO of Prophix, had a growing profitable business across the border in Canada for years as a software distributor. Then NAFTA happened and essentially killed that market, forcing Prophix to do a U-turn.

Elon Musk Shows Us Great Isn’t Always Easy

Tesla’s annual meeting taught the corporate governance community that shareholder independence is alive and well.

How To Sell Your Company In Five Steps

By creating an organized work environment, tracking your revenue accurately, negotiating fairly, and preparing yourself for the next stage in your professional life, you’ll set up your sale for success and find the right buyer who recognizes your brand’s value.

InterOptic CEO On Challenging The Behemoths In Fiber Optics

How does a mid-sized company in the fiber optics world challenge the Cisco and Junipers of the world? InterOptic CEO Brian McConnell explains the company’s strategy in getting ahead of the marketplace.

I Sold Aetna To Fix A Broken Healthcare System. Here’s Why.

In this excerpt from Mark Bertolini's book, he lays out the healthcare system’s flaws—flaws that are not only spiraling costs, but resulting in our dying younger and killing ourselves more often. And he tells us how to fix it.

When CEOs Carry Too Much Of The Burden Themselves

What most people don’t realize about CEOs, is that they feel the weight of the world and believe that everything that happens at their company relies entirely on their actions.

Siemens’ Entrepreneurial Spirit Finds a Home

Siemens Tim Holt explains how a 170-year-old company keeps up with fast-moving digitization in a legacy industry. Why location matters, how Siemens’ presence in Orlando gives it a unique competitive advantage, and how the growth of Orlando’s culture has made him miss his native Germany just a little bit less.

How To Make A Hard Call In Six Steps

Joni Fedders, President of Aileron, outlines a six-step approach for tricky conundrums. “Don’t be afraid to go back a step or two, depending on what you discover. It’s an iterative process.”
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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 On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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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 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

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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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