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Smart humans do dumb things. Especially when we take action on something before understanding what problems lurk beneath their surface.
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The median private company CEO total compensation package for 2017? $350,622. For the record, that’s just 6.7 times the median income for all U.S. workers, not 275 times, as some have said.
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When Christina Cassotis got to the Pittsburgh International Airport as CEO, it was a ghost town haunted by the departure of US Airways as a hub. Today, the airport is thriving and investing in the future. Here’s how she turned things around.
CEOs can’t risk losing the trust and loyalty of their customer base over small inconveniences or bad customer experiences. More than ever, CEOs need to prioritize client retention strategies over client acquisition.
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In this op-ed, Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman says if we embrace the idea of treating patients as human beings who are worthy of sincere attention and care, then we will truly put ourselves on the road toward healing each other and, perhaps, the healthcare system itself.
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Two years into his tenure, Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s road map is becoming clearer. And now the same folks inside his company who wondered where his road map was in the first place aren’t liking what is coming into focus.
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Babson College, the pioneer and global leader in entrepreneurship education, has announced the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, with a goal of raising $300 million and tripling the percentage of alumni who make annual donations to the College over the next four years. Babson College has announced the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, with […]
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Ron Williams, former CEO of Aetna, shares a story that reminds him of an often-overlooked reality: Without the help of talented, dedicated EAs, many of the world’s most successful business leaders would be toast!
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Jeff Cunningham got a chance to speak with TV personality and business leader Soledad O’Brien about what it’s like being a CEO, negotiator, and still occasionally, a mother of four.
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Better amenities, talent pools, tax breaks, affordable real estate and increased odds of success are just a few of the reasons businesses choose to relocate. A new address has the potential to improve profitability, provide access to new markets, increase employee happiness and even lower the overall costs of doing business. With Brexit uncertainty in […]
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Under CEO Mike Kaufmann, Cardinal Health is making headway on its fiscal 2019 priorities. “While we still have a lot of work to do, there is much to be excited about,” said Kaufmann.
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In a tight labor market, the best strategy for luring top talent is to brandish an exciting culture of innovation. Oh, and sunshine doesn’t hurt, either—at least according to three top business leaders from Universal Orlando Resort, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and AdventHealth.
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Providing significance to your customer will separate you from the competition. People want to feel important, we need to default to making people feel heard and valued.
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John Lundgren, who retired as chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker in 2016, reflects on the experience of combining two American icons.
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President Trump’s escalation of the trade fight with China may have spooked global markets, but U.S. CEOs are taking it in stride so far, according to Chief Executive’s monthly reading of CEO confidence.
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New research from experience design studio, 383, reveals that one third of 25-44 year olds are searching for holidays online and on their mobile devices when they should be working. While we all get distracted from time-to-time, 383’s research shows that 32% of adults are dreaming about their next ‘out of office’ right under […]
When you are running a company, gaining traction is all about timing. The longer you wait to act, the more overhead you burn and the more opportunities you miss.
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Businesses failing to use procurement specialists to ensure they get best value from Third-Party Logistics suppliers (3PLs) are potentially losing millions, according to the latest research from leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA. SCALA surveyed a selection of the UK’s best-known businesses and 3PLs (whose revenue runs into the billions and whose number of clients run into the thousands) […]
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Corindus Vascular Robotics CEO Mark Toland talked with Chief Executive about innovation in healthcare, dealing with a highly regulated space and more.
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Mind the mental health gap: Employees are THREE times more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues at work
The disparity in physical and mental health at work is laid bare in new research from the ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ campaign, as it launches its new Workplace Manifesto1 ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019). A OnePoll survey of 2,000 employed adults reveals that, on average, 42% of employees feel comfortable discussing […]
Science2Startup Symposium Convened Close to 300 Academic Researchers, Venture Capitalists, Entrepreneurs, and Pharmaceutical Executives, Creating Connections to Advance Scientific Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Science2Startup (S2S TM), an invitation-only symposium, convened close to 300 members of the biotech ecosystem at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard on April 23, 2019. The Symposium featured 12 university researchers and first-time entrepreneurs who presented their work to an audience comprised of biopharma investors, industry executives, and fellow academic researchers. “Science2Startup aims to equip exciting young startups in […]
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James Beard Foundation Receives Over $1 Million To Support Female Culinary Entrepreneurs Thanks To Grubhub’s “Donate The Change” Program
The James Beard Foundation today announced that the organization’s Women’s Leadership Programs has benefitted from over a million dollars contributed by diners of Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace. During the month of March, Grubhub diners – in celebration of Women’s History Month and in support of Grubhub’s RestaurantHER initiative aimed at advancing […]
Students of Top MBA Programmes Spend $21,000 to Travel; Israel, Japan, and Colombia are the Most Popular Destinations
Using data from trips organised by MBA students on its platform since 2015, WeTravel released three key statistics on the travel behaviour of MBA students from top US schools. MBA trips can be divided into two categories: (a) career-focused group travel; e.g. a 35-person trip organised by MBA Technology Club to the Bay Area to visit tech […]
Perkbox, Europe’s fastest growing employee experience platform, has announced £13.5M in equity funding to support the worldwide expansion of its employee experience platform. The round is led primarily by existing investor Draper Esprit, alongside long-term Perkbox angels. Recently No. 25 in the FT’s list of 1,000 fastest growing European companies, Perkbox is a platform designed to provide […]
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New research from the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) shows that the skills challenge is going to increase over the next three years for tech businesses. The link between the continuing skills challenge and a lack of diversity in the workplace are part of the same issue, but is consistently overlooked by tech business leaders, claim […]
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For today’s business looking for investment finance there are myriad funding routes open to them. There are the more traditional venture capitalists and angel investors, as well as newer crowdfunding options, and, if you don’t mind paying interest, funding from high street banks or peer to peer lending can be a route to take. […]
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Kelly Palmer spent the early years of her career deep in Silicon Valley’s trenches of product development and corporate strategy. But one day she had what she calls a “mid-life career crisis,” and pivoted her own journey into the world of corporate learning. She went on to run the Sun Microsystems learning group, and […]
*Updated Jan. 2019: After initial publication and following a major acquisition in 2018, the company has grown to over $7 billion in revenue and more than 200,000 employees. Service areas increased to the U.K., and Central and Latin America. Steve Jones, CEO at Allied Universal, has grown the security company from $12 million in […]
We all talk a good game when it comes to digital transformation. For years, we’ve been nodding our heads when we hear that our companies have to be digital-first to be driven by real-time data. How getting rid of the ballast of technical debt and embracing the next wave will free our time, our people, […]
Online shopping has slowed checkout aisle impulse buys like candy bars. Former Unilever executive Doug Straton is now tapping data to reconfigure how Hershey’s conducts business to compete in a bricks-and-clicks retail landscape. For brands today, a customer’s inability to find products, paired with subpar online content, is the equivalent of […]
Founded in 1919, Save the Children is a global nonprofit whose mission is to make sure that every single child, no matter where they live, has the opportunity to have a healthy start, an education, and to be protected from harm. Carolyn Miles, previously the organization’s COO, and now CEO, is on a mission to […]
A conversation between Paul Harapin, SVP and GM of Domo APAC and Japan, and the Hon. Victor Dominello, the New South Wales Minister for Finance, Services, and Property, on taking a data-driven approach to government. Paul Harapin: Thanks for joining us at CEO.com to talk about leadership […]
In 2009, Jason Adams wasn’t sure what was next. The thirtysomething entrepreneur based in Bend, Oregon had already built up a successful land development business, but the area had just been hit with a housing crash, turning Bend into one of the fastest depreciating real estate markets in the country. Adams watched 90-95% of his […]
Sam Riley thinks about deals all day. As the CEO of Ansarada, an AI-powered dealmaking platform, he focuses not just on making the deal experience transparent for all parties—including corporate acquisitions, mergers, and partnerships—but also on learning from the 12+ years of data the company has seen fly through its system, to identify patterns in […]
A startup veteran, Roger Dickey has moved on from his last success—selling a gaming company to Zynga and founding the game Mafia Wars with 100 million users—to become the founder and CEO of Gigster, a five-year-old company that allows enterprise clients to tap into an elite pool of independent developers for building and maintaining their […]
As an expert in AI, Joshua Gans spends a lot of time separating hype from reality. Currently a Professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, he teaches MBA students networking and digital marketing strategy—including how companies can use technology to compete through innovation. We sat down with Joshua to discuss the new […]