April 3, 2016

Social CEOs Endlessly Fascinating

The world has a never-ending interest in social CEOs. Or I should say CEOs in general. But when it comes to CEOs using social media, it's all the time. In the past few weeks, I've spoken to several journalists about the opportunities and challenges facing CEOs who...

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March 27, 2016

Pharma’s Rise in Reputation

It has been a long time coming but in the annual corporate reputation survey by PatientView among more than 1,000 patient groups in 72 countries, 45% reported that pharma had a Good or Excellent reputation in 2015, up from 39% the year before. That is...

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March 6, 2016

Courageous CEO this post from Shannon Stubo Brayton at LinkedIn. She is their CMO/CCO. She shared what the LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, did after losing more than 40% of the company's value after announcing 2015 earnings and guidance for 2016 a few weeks ago. In her post, Shannon said...

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March 4, 2016

Welcome to a new CEO

It is always fun to come across something unexpected. I often talk about what CEOs should do in their first 100 days to introduce themselves to employees and others. But a colleague forwarded this to me which is what employees did to introduce themselves to...

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February 27, 2016

The Freefalling Reputation Stumble Rate

Weber Shandwick’s annual calculation of reputation loss – the “stumble rate” – finds the lowest rate of loss since we began calculating and tracking this rate back in 2010. During 2015, just about one-quarter of the world’s largest companies lost their esteemed status as the...

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February 26, 2016

Trump’s First 100

I guess the media is assuming that Donald Trump will make it to the presidential nomination and maybe to the highest office in the land. When I opened my Google Alerts, I saw this. One of my Alerts is for First 100 Days because of my...

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February 13, 2016

A First 100 Days Tweet Session

Just this week I was asked for examples of what new CEOs do to mark the end of their first hundred days. I have several examples of letter, emails, memos, and so forth that CEOs have used to inform employees what they've learned, what priorities...

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February 6, 2016

Leadership lessons made easy

I read a lot of leadership articles but this one made a whole lot of sense to me. It was written by Ron Carlucci of Navalent and is based on a longitudinal study of executives that isolated what it takes to be an exceptional top executive. The 10...

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