Performance

Staying Out Of The Overthinking Trap

To meet potential and avoid the traps of inertia caused by overthinking and myopia, pragmatic leaders must support robust discovery and focused delivery.
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Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes And Cult Of Personality CEOs

John Carreyrou was one of the few people that saw through Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos when the world was fawning over the Silicon Valley-based health tech company and its enigmatic CEO. The bestselling author of the Theranos expose talks with us about a wide range of topics.

Can Robots Replace Humans? Just Ask Elon Musk

For all their promise, two decades of overblown hype and expensive false starts have clearly demonstrated that robots will not replace humans any time soon. Just ask Elon Musk.

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.

Will Trump’s Six-Month SEC Checkup Reduce Short-Termism?

In America, we clean our teeth every six months and report our public company financials every three. Now, to root out short-term thinking in the C-Suite, President Trump has tweeted that what’s right for dentists is good for American business.

The Role Of Personality In CEO Leadership: What Attributes Drive Success?

What are the defining attributes of a successful CEO? Everyone is different, but there are a few shared qualities that seem to come up, time and time again.

Sergio Marchionne Built Fiat Chrysler In His Own Unconventional Way

Sergio Marchionne had to leave the top spot at Fiat Chrysler without ensuring the long-term viability of the company’s brands, products and workforce. Even still, his failings won’t tarnish the remarkable legacy of Marchionne’s nine years at the helm of America’s No. 3 automaker
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CommerceHub CEO Helps Traditional Retailers Rethink Success Against Amazon

Can traditional retail CEOs keep up with Amazon? Yes, just Frank Poore, the CEO of CommerceHub, whose company helps brick-and-mortar retailers with their online product assortments.

Lessons Learned: Preparing For The Inevitable Economic Dip

How can CEOs prepare for an inevitable economic downturn? The first step is to know your space and remember the past.

Purch’s Greg Mason On His Role As A Growth CEO

Overseeing a business that has quadrupled its revenue is no small task for any CEO, but especially when they oversee a publishing company like Purch CEO Greg Mason. He shares his secrets with Chief Executive.
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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 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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