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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The reduction of greenhouse gases has become a critical target for businesses around the world, and the way forward is through assessment, measurement and the transformation of operations. Many organizations have set aggressive net-zero goals in recent months, some shooting to cut their emissions 50% by 2030 and some going for net-zero by 2040 or
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The global pandemic has changed how companies evaluate their real estate portfolios. This massive shift happened relatively quickly. It started with the rise of remote work and is being perpetuated (and sometimes complicated) by the need for enterprise-wide return-to-work plans. C-suite executives have had to grapple with these new circumstances and make important decisions about
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Image: Zenith The Zenith Defy Extreme Desert is the first special edition of this most extreme of mechanical chronographs, limited as it is to just 50 pieces worldwide, and we might end up referring to it as the Falcon’s Eye. If that is too literal, we have another suggestion… Believe it or not, the desert
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Productive dialogue is the ability for leadership teams to challenge, debate and discuss their most important issues in a manner that progresses the issues and leaves minimal relational scars. Fostering productive dialogue is a rare practice in most organizations because it requires hard work and commitment on the part of each leadership team member and
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Whether you’ve always had a remote workforce or had to adopt remote operations when Covid struck, it is vital to continually assess how you can work better with your remote team. This will help boost overall work output and ensure that your business is constantly progressing towards achieving its short-term and long-term goals. Following are
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Consumers have made their opinions on corporate social responsibility clear. And when it comes to deciding where to direct their patronage, companies that prioritize social and environmental responsibility have first dibs. Rhett Power discusses ways for companies to adopt environmentally friendly practices as more organizations aim for net-zero emissions.  Environmental concerns continue to play a
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In this period of record M&A values and volumes and ample capital, board members at public companies and private equity firms may feel pressured to greenlight acquisitions, despite accelerated (and shallow) due diligence into the target company’s strategic fit. Public companies are awash in capital from record stock prices, and there’s enough dry powder for
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Two significant challenges exist for leaders in maintaining the trust of their employees. One is the reality of the old saying, “The only constant is change.” The second is effective performance management in the midst of constant change. For example, in the international school setting, where schools experience a high percentage of staff turnover, the
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