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When Activist Consumers and Activist CEOs Collide

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Gene Del Vecchio

Gone are the days when consumers would buy a banana and not think about how the company grew it, how much the company paid the farmers to pick it, and...

Control everyone around you and miss great opportunities.

Peter Aceto | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Peter Aceto

As in any business, there are always special missions being driven by a number of people throughout the company. To be perfectly honest, I don't know ...

Sir Richard Branson and Penni Pike: 31 Years of Right Work!

Leni Miller | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Leni Miller

"Things I Carry: Smart Phone? I Prefer a Brilliant Assistant!" The headline got my attention. I've followed Sir Richard Branson's career for decade...

Gary Kelly Defies Gravity at Southwest Airlines: Meet a CEO with a stellar personal brand

Stacey Cohen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Stacey Cohen

Whether you're CEO of a mega-brand or owner of a doggy daycare start-up, investing in your personal brand is always a sound investment in your company...

XPO Sets Stage for Huge Money Grab for CEO Bradley Jacobs, While Workers Suffer

James P. Hoffa | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
James P. Hoffa

XPO Logistics' CEO Bradley Jacobs is poised to reap a potential $110 million money grab while the company's employees have to deal with lousy health i...

Top Investors Look For This One Essential Trait in Founders

Quora | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business
Quora

What are some of the strongest things you've seen in a pitch? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...

CEOs: Social Media, Leadership and Putting People First

Peter Aceto | Posted 12.15.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

This a reprint of my interview with THE SOCIAL C-SUITE, shared with permission. Enjoy! The Social C-Suite: Peter, you once famously said, "I would ra...

Climate Change: From Risk to Return

Jules Kortenhorst | Posted 12.06.2016 | Business
Jules Kortenhorst

For the past two years, we have watched as the Risky Business Project expertly detailed the economic risks to the U.S. from unabated climate change. N...

How Diversity And Inclusion Relate To Brexit And Trump's Win

Sylvana Storey | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Now the White Male has acted and indeed his voice has not only been heard loud and clear but his actions have unequivocally shown to us that he feels that he is being left behind.

What Should All Founders Know Before Starting Their First Company?

Quora | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
Quora

What things should all would-be founders know before starting their first company? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs From a Successful CEO

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Atlanta, GA - TowerPoint Capital is a leading institutional investor in and manager of wireless real estate -- or, for the uninitiated, cell towers --...

Reflections from the C-Suite: Giving to Others as a Successful Business Strategy - An Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Eli Fathi

Craig Dowden | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Craig Dowden

The notion of giving to others may seem counterintuitive as a business strategy, especially when you look at media portrayals of success. However, Ada...

How To Navigate The Work-Life Balance

Melinda Nicci | Posted 10.24.2016 | Parents
Melinda Nicci

Maintaining the balance between finding success in your job and living the life you want to live can feel like an impossible juggling act. I'm here to...

Is Debbie Gross, CEA To CEO Of Cisco, In Right Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Leni Miller

Can we still be In Right Work after 25 years in the same job? How could someone be in one job for 25 years and still feel she is in "right work"?How ...

Friend, Foe, or CEO: How to Define Relationships in the Workplace

Linda Lightman | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Linda Lightman

Reconnecting with co-workers over anything and everything pumpkin spiced and the scary/chic office decor and the funny costumes make the workplace a bit more festive, fun and entertaining! We all need to not take ourselves so seriously sometimes. But as an entrepreneur with over 100 employees, I'm first and foremost always focused on running a successful business, and it's important to me to maintain clear boundaries with my staff.

Video Conferencing 101: How Not To Be A Vidiot

Cameron Craig | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Cameron Craig

The latest video conferencing technology is drop-dead simple to use. It's as easy as pushing one button to join a video conference. Yes, you heard it right: one single button to connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime wth pristine quality.

Going Against the Flow: Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture, North America

Charu Sharma | Posted 09.07.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Julie Sweet is the Chief Executive Officer of North American for Accenture and is responsible for leading company's business in the United States, the...

Whacking the CEO: The Bold New Dance Moves Between the C-Suite and the Board

Connie Dieken | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Connie Dieken

The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable "we're moving in a different direction" script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn't give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby "he's stepping down to pursue different opportunities" tale. Instead, Barnes & Noble whacked their CEO in bold fashion.

Ellen Latham Cracks the Fitness Theory

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.15.2016 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

Part I Of The Exclusive Ideagen Interview With Lumina Foundation's Dr. Danette Howard With Ideagen's George Sifakis

George Sifakis | Posted 07.26.2016 | Education
George Sifakis

Lumina Foundation is the only national foundation that has a sole commitment to increasing and enhancing post secondary access and success. Our main focus is to increase the number of Americans who are able to obtain high quality degrees and credentials.

The Shallow CEO: Making Fun Of Someone More Successful Than Yourself

Mike Harden | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Mike Harden

I read several Facebook posts from CEOs and C-Level executives making fun of other CEOs whose appearance didn't seem to fit the norm. The shallowness of the comments was absolutely stunning.

Why Business Owners Use Visualization

J V Crum III | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
J V Crum III

Remember when you were a child? You would imagine whatever you desired. You easily accessed your imagination and saw yourself becoming rich and famous, being a movie star, a celebrity singer with rabid fans, living in an amazing home, driving your ideal car or having your dream boyfriend or girlfriend.

As a CEO, Are You Damaging Yourself With Political Rants on Facebook?

Mike Harden | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Mike Harden

I have been watching in utter amazement as I see CEOs and senior level executives posting political comments on Facebook and tweeting out their support for particular candidates in this year's election. But what has truly amazed me is the level of partisanship that is being posted in the public domain.

Corporate Leaders Need Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

There's a champion performer inside all of us just waiting to get in the game. If you want to ascend to the throne of the world-class, if you want to be a world-class C level executive, mental toughness is the ticket to becoming one of the great ones.

More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...