Performance

How Do You Define A Leader’s Role In A Project-Based World?

While people once advanced to managing groups of varying sizes, the freelance world favors project-based work and is altering how we define leadership roles.

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on the CVS Deal, Yoga and Employee Wellness

Chief Executive got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.

How To Build An Active Partnership With Your Board

The CEO may have a more peaceful existence if they can disconnect themselves from the board, but will miss important opportunities, both offensive and defensive.  Why is it often difficult to work with a board and how can the difficulty be turned to advantage?

Building Company Value To Prepare It For Sale

Here's a look into a process for building value into companies and the role of a turnaround specialist in asset recovery and valuation preservation for troubled companies.

PPA Group CEO On The Power Of Perseverance

Right as his real investment company was heating up, Monte Lee-Wen, founder and CEO of the PPA Group, got kicked in the face—literally and metaphorically. He shares his story with us.

What Anonymous Advice Would You Give To Your CEO?

What do those who work the closest with CEOs, those on their senior teams, really want their leader to change? Here's the consensus advice from 174 C-suite level executives from 40 different organizations.

Hit A Plateau On The Way To The Top? Rest But Recalibrate

Most CEOs know their problems as well as their solutions, but in a dynamic up cycle, they often lack the resources and time to implement those solutions. When the growth curve steadies and before it re-accelerates, take a deep breath and recalibrate,

Play Your Game, But Don’t Ignore Everyone Else Playing Theirs

Play your own game, understand the kind of people you need to make your game successful, and always have a healthy respect for the competition.

The Human Factor Will Separate You From The Pack

It’s been said that the primary responsibility of the CEO is to create a culture that allows the organization to achieve its objectives. But where does one turn when it comes to building a winning culture that delivers extraordinary results?

Why Your Bold 2019 Strategy Is D.O.A. By February, And How To Fix It

If you are like most organizations (which most organizations are, by definition), you have a 1 in 10 chance of strategy execution. How do you beat the odds?
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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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