Strategy

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.

CEO Pulse: Where CEOs Stand On Culture

According to CEOs attending our annual CEO Talent Summit, held this year in West Point, New York, more than 84 percent of CEOs say know the culture of their company.

Generation Z Is Coming To The Workplace: Are You Ready?

As members of Generation Z enter the workforce, there is likely to be a culture clash with older coworkers over disagreements in politics and hypersensitivity. Jeff Cunningham spoke with leading moral psychologist, Professor Jonathan Haidt, about this potentially troubling phenomenon and how CEOs can handle these issues at their company.
retailer CEOs, like Sears' Eddie Lampert, are having a tough time competing against Amazon

7 Ways Retailer CEOs Can Avoid Being The Next Sears

Sears and Toys ‘R Us are sadly closing chapters on iconic store brands this year, but not every retailer is in trouble. Target, Walmart and a slew of others are having a revival. Here are seven strategies to follow in their footsteps.
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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 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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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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