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What I Didn't Know About Becoming a CEO

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Karen Firestone

The company I co-founded is now ten years old. While we're an investment firm, many of the things I've learned as CEO transcend any particular industr...

Why This CEO Will Never Hire Another Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I seem to have struck a nerve with Tuesday's post, "You Should Run From These 3 Crazy Managers." I thought that some of you would appreciate it, but wow, that was a serious response. 

Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in t...

Clean the Toilet

Peter Aceto | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

My family and I are huge fans of the international phenomenon we know today as Cirque du Soleil. We are amazed and dazzled with each show and wonder how they can continue to innovate and surprise their audiences time and again.

100 CEOs Have As Much In Retirement Funds As 41 Percent of U.S.

Bloomberg | Jenny Che | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business

The retirement savings accumulated by just 100 chief executives are equal to the entire retirement accounts of 41 percent of U.S. families -- or more ...

United Airlines General Counsel Takes Over As Acting CEO

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

Oct 19 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said late Monday that its general counsel Brett Hart would take over as acting chief executive off...

Depth of a Salesman

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Despite the lamentable fact that I couldn't sell skis in Vermont during the winter, or surfboards in Hawaii during the summer, or even beer to castaways on a desert island, mainly because I would have consumed it myself, I recently got a job as a salesman.

Jack Dorsey To Be Named Twitter CEO: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.30.2015 | Technology

Jack Dorsey is about to be verified -- again. Twitter's interim chief could be named permanent CEO as early as Thursday, according to Re/Code. The de...

How Everyone Wins When "We" Comes Before "Me"

Peter Aceto | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

A mentor of mine once said: "You can't be an outlier unless you want to actually turn the tables upside down." It's time the business world turns the tables upside down.

Happy 25th Birthday to the Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

Organizational titles have changed over the years and new ones have emerged like that of Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in response to the challenges and opportunities within the global business environment.

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap bet...

Former eBay CEO John Donahoe Is Taking 6 Months Off

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business

The kind of person who winds up becoming the chief executive officer of a huge public company is not typically the kind of person who wants to be une...

Google's New 'Low Key' CEO Is So On Trend

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business

Google just appointed a new CEO. And he’s not like the brash, high-profile boy wunderkinds we’ve come to expect/dread in the tech world. G...

Are You a Dysfunctional CEO?

Mike Harden | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Mike Harden

Over the years, I have worked with and witnessed CEOs who were completely dysfunctional. They had angry outbursts, belittled their employees, micromanaged everyone, refused to spend money when needed and treated "A" players like school kids.

Being a Startup CEO Changes You, for the Better

Quora | Posted 08.11.2015 | Technology

This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider...

Why 'Laudato Si' Should be on the Reading List of Every CEO

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Upon reading the much anticipated Papal Encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', I found myself immediately looking for ways to get it into the hands of the CEOs I know. As I see it, the Pope's messages for business leaders are as follows.

Why Recruiters Fail and What Leaders Can Do About It

Ian Sephton | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Ian Sephton

Have you ever met an amazing recruiter? Perhaps you met one during an employment search or one who works for your organization and brings you top-flight talent. If it's the latter, hold on to him or her tightly because these people are hard to find.

CEO Insight: Overcoming the Emotional Toll of Anger

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When we make the choices that allow us to preserve our inner peace, the reward is that the sweet savor of success isn't marred with the bitter aftertaste that comes with lingering anger. And isn't that why we began this journey of entrepreneurship in the first place?

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

Why People Don't Say What Needs to Be Said

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Last year I was working with the CEO of a pharmaceutical firm that specialized in allergy medicine. He'd just joined the company and was preparing for his first big town hall. As the new CEO, he recognized that people would want to know his plans. He prepared several slides about their position in the market, and their opportunities.

CEO Succession: The Real-Life Game of Thrones

David Reimer | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
David Reimer

ew leadership transitions trigger a more immediate sense of uncertainty and risk for most of us than the replacement of the CEO at one's organization. The less clear the criteria, the more widespread the intrigues. The less managed the process, the greater the ensuing commotion.

A Message to Corporate Leaders Post Charleston

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Melissa J. Nixon

I can only imagine what it was like in many corporate offices post the tragedy of Charleston on the Thursday that followed such a devastating event. I can remember many times when I was in a corporate environment not wanting to go into work because of national events that happened revolving around race.

Customer Service Just Died; and Your Training Budget Killed It!

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Once a month the CEO of a certain Five-Star resort company would return to the home office. A status meeting was always held. All vice presidents and middle management would attend either in person or via Skype.

Leadership at Starbucks: An Extra-Hot Recipe for Growth

Laura Berger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

"Sylvia is here!" Everyone perked up as she came through the door and deliberately hugged them all. "Michael, how is your dog's leg?" "Shana, how is y...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...