Staff commonly look up to their CEO for leadership and guidance when it comes to carrying out day-to-day work functions and advancing their careers. So it may come as little surprise that CEOs hold sway over other parts of their lives, too—even how they vote.
Companies largely seek board members with long histories of leadership experience. But in a world of rapid technological change, tech-savvy knowledge is now critical.
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When candidates investigate an employer, they are interested in the company’s reputation, culture, the people who work there and whether the salary and benefits are competitive.
When McDonald’s decided to consolidate its nearly $1 billion annual advertising business with Omnicom Group in late summer, severing its relationship with longtime incumbent Leo Burnett, the restaurant giant reportedly required Omnicom to sign a contract that went well beyond the usual agency concessions. Industry buzz was that Omnicom must now create a new agency dedicated to the account and move its headquarters to Chicago.
They all dropped the F-bomb in public. And they all got away with it.
Last year, Dido Harding found herself having to deal with one of Britain's worst ever cyber attacks. And, to make matters worse, the CEO of TalkTalk, one of the country's biggest telecom companies, was completely in the dark.
As a CEO, you understand the importance of anticipating customer needs, and the corresponding need for gleaning insight from a torrent of data. As a result, like other business leaders, you likely value analytics more than ever today.
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CEOs know the right pricing is critical to company performance. If you’re like most CEOs, you probably spend a lot to time discussing pricing with your team. Yet, time and again, we see CEOs and their team get it wrong.
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If you’re like most B2B companies, you’re trying to play catchup in the digital channel.
Over the next five years, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) business sector will likely have more category, product and brand performance fluctuation than we’ve seen over the last 20.
Let's face it, the best way to make staff happier and more productive is to offer them more money, right? Perhaps not.
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One CEO hasn't been swayed by Europe's massive tax impost on Apple. In fact, his business has decided to start growing in the country at the center of the storm.
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Robots will not only transform the way we work, they also could force a dramatic shift in the way CEOs manage and distribute company profits.
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