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EnerVest CEO makes big bet on first-of-its-kind fracking

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John Walker, the CEO of Houston-based private equity oil and gas firm EnerVest Ltd., just led the acquisition of Houston-based HighMount Exploration & Production LLC from New York-based Loews Corp. (NYSE: L), but he's more focused on what's on the horizon.

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Zuckerberg Is World’s Best CEO, According to Marc Andreessen

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The venture capitalist has been tweeting up a storm, sharing his thoughts on everything from startups to activist shareholders. In an exclusive interview, Andreessen offers his take on the Apple Watch, bitcoin and dot-com blunders.

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7 CEOs Give Advice to First-Timers

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“There are absolutely no free lunches in being a first-time CEO,” says Alan Knitowski, CEO of Phunware , in answer to my question for the third and last installation of this CEO advice series, “What advice would you give to professionals about to take on the CEO role for the first time?”

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5 Considerations for Getting Your Initiatives Approved by the Board

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In today’s business environment, boards are naturally inclined toward risk assessment and caution. This occurs simultaneously and without the slightest hint of irony that business growth is also expected. CEOs and their executive team are put in place to create growth with as little risk as possible, and this comes in the form of management submitting initiatives requiring board approval.

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A CEO’s Guide to Creating the Perfect Board of Directors

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Entrepreneurs are often advised that they should have a board of directors; but due to their lack of familiarity with such groups, they don’t understand why they need one, what they’ll get from having one, and what it will cost to assemble it.

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John C. Williams, President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Ponders Weighty Economic Theories

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As president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, John C. Williams ponders weighty economic theories and sits at the table with the likes of Fed Chief Janet Yellen and other movers and shakers of the U.S. economy.

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