Skills Development

The Value Of Key Stakeholder Feedback For CEOs

The value of learning how others see you cannot be overstated, and today’s workforce is more open than ever to soliciting and acting on feedback.

Why It’s Important To Encourage Candor In The Workplace

We’ve all seen the studies about how healthy employees are happier and more productive. Here are a couple of ways to support your employees’ well-being.

When Your Leadership Team Is Running In Circles

But even seasoned CEOs with talented senior leadership teams get stuck from time to time, as the reliable ways of operating fail to deliver the returns they once did. How do you recognize that your senior leadership team (SLT) is running in circles and what can you do about it?

Judy Marks Leads Otis Elevator On A Tech-Fueled Quest For Growth

Otis Elevator’s products made the leap from human operators to automation decades ago, now it’s ready for its next lift: A.I. capabilities—and being spun out by United Technologies. Judy Marks shares her plan to lead the 166-year-old company into a technology-forged future.

Why Empathy Is The Most Effective Leadership Skill

Discussions around empathy in business may seem trendy, but that doesn’t mean that empathy isn’t important. In fact, empathy is the number one skill any effective leader needs in order to truly inspire the people who work with them.
growth

Companies Often Grow Faster Than People

When enterprises accelerate, and they’ve been known to do so from time to time, good performers can be left behind!  Not everyone grows as fast as the enterprise does.

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.

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?
Hopdoddy Burger Bar CEO Jeff Chandler

Hopdoddy CEO On Building A Burger Business

Hopdoddy Burger Bar CEO Jeff Chandler spoke to us about not growing too fast, the importance of cultivating talent and leadership lessons from his D1 football coach.

OnlyBoth CEO Talks Going From Academia To Business

Raul Valdes-Perez, PhD, CEO of OnlyBoth, is running his second company based on a technology he developed at Carnegie Mellon. For him, it was a challenge going from academia to the business world.
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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 Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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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.

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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