Month: October 2021

The pandemic created thousands of business survival stories, but none more improbable—and riveting—than that of AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest theater chain. At our recent Strategic CFO Forum, Adam Aron, chairman and CEO of AMC Entertainment, took us the behind-the-scenes on how he and his CFO Sean Goodman kept the firm out of bankruptcy—and why—and
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The pandemic has led to a fundamental shift in the way employees view their relationship with work. This has impacted health, disability and community services more than any other sectors. To say that it’s a seller’s market in the non-profit workforce is a gross understatement.  This could be ‘the Great Resignation’ on steroids – and it’s only just begun.
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In parts 1 and 2, we examined the four questions leaders need to ask and answer in order to make work-from-home successful and the five recommendations for replacing traditional, outdated modes of management with leadership approaches designed to work remotely. Below, a look at the critical role accountability culture plays.  In the interest of staying
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The Board of Directors of CEOWORLD magazine announce the appointment of its newest External Advisory Board (EAB) Member, Lisa Veneziano, who officially joined the board in November. Lisa has joined the board as an “independent” member. Aside from Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj, CEO and Editorial Director, all CEOWORLD magazine’s External Advisory Board (EAB) members
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Wegmans Food Markets, headquartered in Rochester, New York, has lived by its slogan for decades: Employees first, customers second. This value statement, expressed often by the late founder, is on most employee business cards and company materials. Many stores even have it as a plaque inside the main door. What makes this inside-out value statement so
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Each year, brands spend over $600 billion (and counting) to convince us to buy their products. Yet, as consumers we have become insensitive to most advertising. This excerpt from Brand Hacks – How to Build Brands by Fulfilling the Consumer Quest for Meaning aims at helping CEOs understand why consumers don’t care about (most) brands
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Avigation Big Eye in titanium (2021) The demand for modern watches with retro styling has outlived the expectations of many industry observers. And when a design is backed by the brand’s own heritage, as in the case of Longines, the appeal can only be magnified. To be sure, Longines is hardly unique amongst the Swiss
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Have you ever struck up a conversation with another executive at a conference or a reception and then noticed as that executive seemed to have a knack for working the room? In other words, that executive was seizing the moment and maximizing his or her interactions with the other attendees at the event. Cameka Smith
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