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Why Some Founders Fail as CEOs

There have been many cases when the founder's desire for control overtook their motivation for profit

We tend to idolise founders who are able to take their company from the ideation stage to multibillion-dollar organisations. But, the truth is that founders like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg are rare to find; they are, in fact,  exceptions ...

by Sahil Vora  | May 15, 2019 06:00:00
News and Events

Just Because You're CEO Doesn't Mean You Should Stop Investing in Yourself

And here's the perfect event where you can do so

One of the most consistent marks of a successful leader is that they never stop learning. Even if they’ve already achieved various accomplishments in their lives, successful individuals know that they need to continuously improve themselves to stay at the top of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | April 29, 2019 11:00:00
Startup Tips

What Are the Duties of a CEO?

Every company has one, but their roles can vary greatly. So, what exactly should you, as CEO, be doing?

A CEO is the highest-ranking executive manager and decision-maker of his or her organization. A company's top executive's duties can be far-reaching and extensive. From deciding on a strategic direction for the company to maintaining awareness of what competitors are doing, CEOs are ...

by Thomas Smale  | April 08, 2019 06:00:00
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6 Ways Top CEOs Beat Procrastination

Once begun, half done

Humans have a tendency to procrastinate because our minds naturally like to be in a relaxed state. Sometimes it’s hard to get going, or we have trouble focusing and find ourselves putting off an unpleasant or difficult task for as long as ...

by Deep Patel  | February 20, 2019 06:00:00
News and Events

Almost Half of PH CEOs Plan to Invest in Startups to Minimize Disruption Risks

PwC's latest CEO survey reveals how local executives are coping with technological change

Around 45 percent of Philippine CEOs say that they plan to invest in startups as part of their strategies to adapt to disruptive technology, according to a report by accounting firm PwC Philippines.The latest CEO survey, which PwC published with the Management ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 06, 2018 09:00:00
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Wanna Be CEO? You need to Overcome These 3 Bad Leadership Traits

Though your career might've taken a giant step forward, there's still plenty of (personal) work to be done

You've made it. After all your hard work, you've climbed your way to the top of the corporate ladder to become the CEO of your company.But, there's no time to bask in the glory of your accomplishments. The business world is incredibly ...

by Nathan Resnick  | July 02, 2018 12:00:00
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What's More Important: the CEO or the Idea?

Data show that these leaders are more important than the ideas they represent

There’s no doubt that a startup’s central idea is crucial for its eventual success; if it has no originality or innovation, or the idea doesn’t resonate with a target audience, it’s bound to fail. Of course, you also need to have a ...

by Jayson Demers  | March 07, 2018 06:00:00
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Stop Calling Yourself the 'CEO' and Start Telling People What You Do

Whatever your fancy job title, you are what your company does

J D Wetherspoon is well-known in the United Kingdom for its more than 890 pubs, as well as a chain of upscale bars and boutique hotels. The firm, founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, grosses about $2.2 billion a year and employs ...

by Gene Marks  | January 21, 2018 08:00:00
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4 Things Every CEO Needs to Focus on Daily

When you're motivated to move forward, don't overlook these four key areas of improvement

Do you want your company to thrive?Do you want your company to grow?These might seem like silly questions, but for some, the answer is no. For whatever reason, they are happy where they are and simply aren't motivated to move forward.Sometimes, the ...

by Shaun Buck  | October 08, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

How Many of Your School’s Graduates Occupy Top Corporate Posts?

Only about 2.2% of the largest schools’ alumni become top executives, data say

Not everyone can be the company boss. By definition, there’s only one chief executive officer for each corporation.Though many college graduates who seek corporate employment dream of being the boss someday, most also accept that only a few in their batch will ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 09, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

What are the Most Preferred Graduate Schools of PH's Top CEOs?

Majority of those with graduate degrees still opted to study abroad

Only less than half of the chief executives of the Philippines’ 100 most valuable firms listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) have a graduate degree, according to a quick look at their short biographies in company annual reports.Of the hundred CEOs ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 02, 2017 11:00:00
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This Is the Job That Best Prepares You for CEO Success

Best training ground for the C-suite isn't glamorous, just crucial

Many paths lead to the CEO chair, but one individual role best prepares people to be a CEO -- product manager. This job is a great training ground for chief executives, at least in technology companies. In fact, it’s arguably the single ...

by Joel Trammell  | June 07, 2017 06:00:00
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The Route to Becoming CEO Depends on Where You Live

A new study revealed the paths that employees take to become CEOs varies country to country

Rising to the top of your company is no easy task -- but it is doable. In the U.S., if you’ve done your time at a company then you’ve got a higher likelihood of rising through the ranks. Although that’s not the ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 07, 2017 02:00:00