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May 16, 2015

Would You Vote Your CEO In or Out?

When we asked executives in our study, The CEO Reputation Premium, “If your company had an election for its top leader, and your company’s current top leader was one of the candidates, would you vote to keep your current top leader or would it be time...

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May 11, 2015

CEO Succession — What’s it Worth?

https://youtu.be/pM3CbxYwcRQEvery year I look forward to what was once Booz's CEO succession research but now under the name Strategy& because they always tackle a different angle of this daunting and tricky transition period. This year, in their 15th edition, they wisely calculated the cost of...

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May 9, 2015

Using LinkedIn for Executive Positioning

I met a woman at a LinkedIn conference yesterday who works on content for positioning executives at Marriott and she told me about how they are using LinkedIn to introduce customers to their executives' conversations. They have a showcase page on LinkedIn called overheard@marriott where...

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May 6, 2015

A new CEO at Cisco, explained

It is big news when a long-standing CEO steps down or sideways as John Chambers of Cisco has. What a long run. He has been CEO of Cisco for 20 years. Although it was a surprise to me, it was carefully calculated and thoughtful from...

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May 4, 2015

Reputation needs to be strong and stronger

One of the findings from our study on the CEO Reputation Premium has to do with the perceived strength of respondents' corporate reputations. Less than 4 in 10 global executives (38%) said that their corporate reputations were "very" strong. The fact that another one in two (48%)...

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May 1, 2015

Reputation damage tops the lists of fears

The Global Risk Management Survey by AON is out for 2015. I always look forward to learning what is keeping 1,400 global risk management professionals up at night. This year, damage to reputation/brand is number one, having moved up from number four one year earlier. The...

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April 30, 2015

CEOs are not all-knowing

Quote from the CEO of Telsa, David Thodey:"Leadership has changed in the world and the days of the all-knowing CEO is just not real, I'm a great advocate of values-based leadership ...

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April 26, 2015

CEO selfies

CEO selfies are not that common although we've heard about some from Target's new CEO and I just saw that the CEO of Walmart, Doug McMillon, is hooked. We expect them from tech CEOs but not the non-tech crowd. McMillon has several with interns, associates and the...

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April 25, 2015

Social CEOs arising

MBACentral.org has developed this infographic on a favorite topic of ours, Social CEOs. And yes, they cite some of our research which makes sense since we've been tracking the emergence and now prominence of Social CEOs since 2010.  I do not consider them a rare species...

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April 20, 2015

The time for CEOs is ripe

CEO turnover ushers in vast uncertainty. CEO transitions disrupt the flow of information as company rhythms are in flux. When new CEOs arrive, there is heightened sensitivity to everything that is said and done. No one finds it easy, including CEOs.  For me, it is an opportunity to better understand how...

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