Talent Management

Second-Act Career Options Abound For Senior Executives

It is widely known that 10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day, but “retirement” is a relative term. Many companies are seeking ways to keep senior executives in part-time or semi-retired roles.

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.

Three Ways CEOs Can Foster D&I for LGBTQ+ Executives

CEOs may not know exactly how to demonstrate the inclusive behaviors that affirm or encourage LGBTQ+ team members. Here are three steps CEOs can take to create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ employees.

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.

The Weakest Link Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

If your organization is spiraling up through growth and continuous improvement, it is highly unlikely that each link in the chain will be of equal strength.

Why Bernie Sanders Turned Walmart’s Wages Into A Scandal

During an election year, we expect to see attacks against our leading businesses by progressive-minded politicians. But why are they doing it?

Why Punishing Mistakes Only Serves To Sabotage Your Company

Your team needs the confidence to be bold and fearless because that’s precisely where value is created. To celebrate your employees' mistakes and help them be daring enough to fail, use these three strategies:

How One CEO Speaking Out On Abortion Weighed the Risks

ChowNow’s Christopher Webb joined 180+ other CEOs in proclaiming his support for the pro-choice movement in a public letter. He talked with Chief Executive about the decision.

“Nobody Does It Better Than Me” Is The Wrong Approach

Are you a hole filler: someone who sees a hole and no one filling it and rather than finding someone with a shovel, they do it themselves? It seems so much easier that way. But here's why that mentality is the wrong approach as a leader.

How Leadership Teams Can Recover from Toxicity

Toxic or even moderately dysfunctional leadership teams can cause long-term harm to leadership team members and their employees. Here's a look at how leadership teams can recover from toxic environments.
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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 and Worst States For Business

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CEO of the Year

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