We see countless examples every day of CEOs who enforce one set of rules for their company, while operating under a completely different set of rules for themselves. This hypocrisy is more obvious to your people than you might think, and can have devastating repercussions for company performance. In my corporate career, I was astounded
One of the hardest parts to being a leader is freshness. It’s not a term we typically use when talking about effective leadership, but it’s always there. We tend to focus instead on the many forms it takes, the freshness of ideas, for example. It’s there in other forms too, as in the ability to
Image: F1 Daniel Ricciardo has won the F1 Italian Grand Prix, giving McLaren its first win since 2019 and a remarkable one-two as Lando Norris came in second as well. The race also saw Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashing out. In all, five drivers — Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Nikita Mazepin, Pierre Gasly, and
Credit: Courtesy of Texas Roadhouse Kent Taylor was turned down more than 80 times by would-be investors when he sought funding in the early ’90s for his new venture, Texas Roadhouse. But the Louisville native and former college track star refused to give up on his dream of an “affordable, Texas-style” restaurant, and finally raised
When you tell other people how great you are, that’s called advertising. When people tell other people how great you are, that’s called public relations. However, public relations expert and author Gini Dietrich says an enlightened corporate and executive communications program need not be an either/or proposition. She wants it all. The personable executive is
In 2020, e-commerce sales in the US registered a significant growth compared to previous years. This growth was accelerated due to the pandemic. At the end of 2021 e-commerce sales in the US will also reach a significant number, according to the forecasts but it is said that this number will be lower than 2020.
“Paralysis-of-Analysis” is considered by most business schools to be the most significant detriment to entrepreneurial and business success today. However, for many individuals, the lack of meaningful accomplishment is not due to poor planning or application but rather an inability to make educated decisions. We live in a vibrant, ever-evolving world. The decision-making process is
Image: Russel Wong Revered for her exceptional usage of colours in her artworks, Tunku Khalsom is an artist that seeks to invite viewers into her technicolour world. And starting from this month till October 3, fans of Tunku Khalsom can head over to Bayfront Pavillon at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay to enjoy her new exhibition
Just about any leader can make an organization look good for a moment—by launching a flashy new program or product, drawing crowds to a big event, or slashing the budget to boost the bottom line. But leaders who leave a legacy take a different approach. They lead with tomorrow as well as today in mind.
It never ceases to amaze me how many entrepreneurs I speak to who are dreaming of making a positive difference to the world, but never seem to get off of the starting line in making it happen. When I ask them why they havn’t done anything substantial to get their message out there yet, I
Autumn is a good time for excursions. The summer heat has subsided and the weather conditions are suitable for nature walks and activities. We recommend you some destinations that you could visit. Alabama, Tuscaloosa: Alabama, Tuscaloosa: It’s a beautiful town, full of water oaks in downtown streets since 1840s. The region has a humid subtropical
When was the last time you saw a major failure in implementing decisions? What about in project or process management? Such disasters can have devastating consequences for high-flying careers and successful companies. Yet they happen all too often, with little effort taken to prevent failure. For example, many leaders stake their reputations on key projects
Image: Pen Heaven For an everyday object that is so minuscule, the pen is a subtle sign of luxury and lavishness. Luxury is all about details, and every little bit counts; subtle elements can elevate your style by showcasing superior craftsmanship and the mighty pen is the perfect accessory for the job. Everyone from James
A study conducted a few years ago analyzed the impact of five operating levers—price; revenue; cost of goods sold (COGS); selling, general, and administrative expenses; and research and development—on the bottom line of any business. Specifically, researchers were trying to understand how each of these independently impacts the overall profitability of an organization. The study
Image: RM Sotheby’s Kimi Räikönen’s V10-engined McLaren (MP4-17) from the 2002/2003 FL season is up for auction at an estimated £1.5-2 million. Designed by Adrian Newey, the MP4-17 raced seven times in the 2002 season with Räikkönen finishing third in the Grand Prix of Europe at Nürburgring on its first outing. Being from what some
Carlette Duffy owns a fully renovated three-bedroom house in Indianapolis. Looking to refinance to help her grandmother with some home improvement projects, Carlette sought an appraisal and was shocked at her home’s low valuation. She tried again, but the second appraisal came in even lower. So Carlette decided to test out a theory. She scheduled
Last year, in the midst of the pandemic, Chief Executive surveyed more than 1,400 private U.S. organizations on their compensation strategies and the actions they were taking, if any, to navigate the crisis. Our research found that by late June, two companies out of five had cut or planned to cut their CEO’s base salary
The health damage is sadly, easy to spot: nearly 630,000 new cases a day worldwide on average, and more than 9,500 daily deaths since Covid’s delta variant arrived. The toll on organizations is also relatively easy to quantify: ships unable to unload cargo because of a global shortage of healthy workers; firms forced to push
As someone who spends most of his time working in a language that is not my mother tongue, I’m aware I spend perhaps more time than most considering the meanings of words. It’s always interesting to me how different aspects of the same idea are illuminated by the names we give them. As a CEO
For a long time, video game players have known that the gaming industry has the power to bring people together and build rich, multi-faceted communities. In fact, this sense of identity and camaraderie intensified during the 2020 pandemic, as the gaming world offered a built-in place to gather online when in-person gatherings became unsafe. Video
Image: Vejlemuseerne A man in the Danish countryside has discovered a stash of 1,500-year-old gold treasure with just a metal detector. The cache offered more than two pounds of gold, according to the Vejlemuseerne, the museum consortium in Vejle, Denmark. The treasure trove was found in a town called Vindelev, about 240 kilometres from Copenhagen.
Image: Alexia Stok Salvatore Ferragamo Chief Executive Officer, Micaela le Divelec Lemmi, is set to exit the company today, September 8, 2021, to be succeeded by Marco Gobbetti, Burberry’s current CEO next year. “I leave the company clean and healthy for new developments,” she said. Le Divelec Lemmi first joined the Florence-based company as a
It might seem illogical for a large, historically fossil-fueled power company to lead Appalachia out of coal. But it’s key to American Electric Power’s (AEP’s) strategy to power communities in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia with carbon neutral energy and also help them prosper. Like Don Katz, CEO of Audible, who is trying to turn
They are young and women chase them since they have a large fortune. Some, of course, got married at a young age. In this article you will read about the most handsome billionaires who are successful entrepreneurs. Tom Persson: He is 36 years old and he is already at the list with the world’s billionaires.
The World is a Riskier Place: As the COVID-19 pandemic brought unparalleled disruptions to global, national and local supply chains across nearly every industry, supply chain resilience has catapulted to the top of the C-suite agenda where 93% of CEO’s are rethinking their supply chain operating models to become more resilient, responsive and agile.1 And
Most of the world’s richest CEOs drive luxury and fast cars. In their garages someone can find expensive models such as Ferraris and Lamborghinis. At the same time some CEOs have a collection of old collectible cars. Let’s have a look at the cars that well- known CEOs own. Bill Gates: He has a collection
Image: Koh Sangwoo Korean artist Koh Sangwoo, known for capturing his subjects with negative films, has recently published a book titled “20 Years”, a complete collection of his works to date. It provides us with a glimpse of the raw, inner workings of his thought process and also shows us how his style has evolved
When John O’Shea closes his eyes to remember his time on the crew team at the University of Florida, the vision comes with practically no soundtrack. His focus is on the moment where everybody’s rowing together, and the timing is just perfect. “I still get little chills thinking about it,” recalled O’Shea. “You hear the
As the Fall approaches what was to be a welcomed Covid recovery season feels more like an endless New Year’s Eve hangover. Instead of following its 1918 Spanish Flu brethren and fading away inside 18 months, the new Covid “Delta” variant which is far more contagious and on the rise is digging in. In fact,
Congratulations if you are having a baby or have one already! For all parents this is an amazing and wonderful event, but it is also a life changing one. For us as business executives, we found this to be incredibly true. My husband and I work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. He works