• The True Cost Of Unproductive Meetings
    CEO.com - Aug 1
    The number one complaint I hear from executives is that they are overwhelmed by a growing number of meetings and conference calls that drain the life out of them. Worst of all, most of these meetings aren’t productive.... Read »
    9 hours ago
  • Prepare Your Organization For Demographic Changes
    CEO.com - Jul 31
    Over the years, Bill Marriott has seen a seismic change in his business. "Today is a whole new ballgame for me," he says. "When I went to hotels when I was young, you went into the lobby, you checked in at the desk, and if... Read »
    1 day ago
  • 7 Things To Do After Your Company Raises Capital
    CEO.com - Jul 30
    No matter how solid your business, sometimes growth is impossible without a significant chunk of funding to fuel that growth. But say you do manage to beat the odds and attract capital -- then what? Check out the... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Chart: The Cost Of A Combined CEO/Chair
    CEO.com - Jul 29
    Last month, Netflix’s shareholders voted to allow Reed Hastings to continue leading the company as both CEO and chairman. Most companies would naturally assume that keeping the roles of CEO and chair separate help boost... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Getting A CEO Succession Right
    CEO.com - Jul 28
    You may not be planning on going anywhere, but as the wise are wont to say – "stuff happens." Are you prepared to pass the reigns to your successor? Are they ready to take over? According to InterSearch Worldwide, a global... Read »
    4 days ago
  • 3 Ways To Tell If You’re A Dysfunctional CEO
    CEO.com - Jul 25
    Over the years, I have worked with and witnessed CEOs who were completely dysfunctional. They had angry outbursts, belittled their employees, micro-managed everyone, refused to spend money when needed and treated “A”... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Don’t Let Your Head Attack Your Heart
    CEO.com - Jul 24
    I had been planning a dinner party for weeks. There were twenty people coming, some family, some friends, to celebrate my wife Eleanor’s birthday. I designed a ritual for her: my goal was to create a space where people... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 5 Easy Ways To Reduce Anxiety And Be At Your Best
    CEO.com - Jul 23
    You're nervous. Shoot, you're scared. In just a few minutes you will deliver a critical presentation, pitch key investor, lead an emergency meeting, try to close a sale with an enabling customer.... whatever it is, it feels... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Do Narcissistic CEOs Get Paid More?
    CEO.com - Jul 22
    An executive at Oracle once described his CEO Larry Ellison this way: “The difference between God and Larry is that God does not believe that he is Larry.” That’s a funny observation, but it’s also... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 5 Ways To Truly Change Your Management Style
    CEO.com - Jul 21
    As is with each stroke of an artist's brush, every management decision, every corporate downsizing and every improvement initiative reveals something about the culture executives are creating. Since information travels... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Sustainability Begins In The Boardroom
    CEO.com - Jul 18
    Corporate sustainability is becoming increasingly important, but doesn’t get much attention in most boardrooms. Focus on executive boards is often geared towards executive compensation, board leadership and financial... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Chart: When Making Decisions, Most Leaders Trust...
    CEO.com - Jul 17
    “It’s not personal, it’s business.” Those words have been a popular mantra in the business world for decades. Contrary to popular opinion, however, many business leaders make emotional decisions that they justify... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 6 Essential Qualities Of Awesome Startup Employees
    CEO.com - Jul 17
    Working for a startup is different from working for an established company: what matters (or is valued) in a corporate environment can be a productivity and culture killer in a small business. That's why great startups... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Cost Of A CEO Honeymoon
    CEO.com - Jul 16
    This article is not about a romantic wedding ceremony or a luscious cake or even luxury travel. However, you will notice the similarities between these images and some corporate relationships with the CEO: something called... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Why CEOs Must Be Masterful Storytellers
    CEO.com - Jul 15
    Few leaders of large public companies quote lines from a poem in an important business presentation. It was remarkable, then, to hear Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella quote the poet T.S. Eliot. That he did so within 45... Read »
    2 weeks ago