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Why Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is Stepping Down to Lead Luxury Coffee Initiative

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If you thought coffee at Starbucks was expensive, then get ready for this. The company is making a bold move to raise the bar even higher with a new line of upscale stores where coffee will cost as much as $12 for a cup.

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Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines Could Result in Lower Costs

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While President-elect Trump mulls the idea of allowing health insurance companies to sell across state lines, many in the industry said it could be hard to implement. But it's a welcome discussion for CEOs and organizations that are continually seeking ways to combat rising health care costs.

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Why Bank and Utility CEOs Could Soon Have a lot More in Common

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Utilities CEOs are valued for efficiently developing and maintaining portfolios of staid assets that typically provide investors with safe, yet unexciting regulated returns. Bank CEOs could soon be left touting the same skill set, a major consultancy group has suggested—and it's all due to the forces of digital disruption.

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Manufacturing, Finance CEOs Form Bulk of Trump Advisory Council

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Getting a bunch of CEOs to quit their current jobs and go into politics would be a challenging task for any president-elect. And it appears that Donald Trump, who made no secret of his desire to tap corporate America, has at least managed to do the next best thing: he's set up a business advisory council.

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Companies Eyeing 10% Productivity Gain Thanks to Automation

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The mass commercialization of self-driving cars and virtual offices may still seem like futuristic concepts to many business leaders. But automation technology is advancing fast, offering CEOs across various industries scope to enjoy sizable near-term boosts in productivity, according to a new survey.

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How to Launch an Effective Cybersecurity Upgrade (That Won’t Drive You Crazy)

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Relegating cybersecurity to the IT department is a commonplace but rarely effective practice. Cybersecurity cannot eliminate risk 100%— that’s impossible—but rather, it allows you to assess risk and manage it.

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Beware ‘Career Engineers’, Warns Former Goldman Sachs CEO

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Henry Paulson never wanted to be the head of one of America's biggest investment banks. Indeed, the 70-year-old from Florida, who also served as Treasury Secretary during the financial crisis, initially wanted to be a park ranger.

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Lullaby Baby? How CEOs can Help their Staff get More Sleep

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We've all heard of the seemingly superhuman sleep habits of some CEOs, such as Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, who famously claimed to get by on just four hours a night. But all those genetic freaks fortunate enough to function almost entirely around the clock shouldn't impose their ability on the rank and file.

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