CEOs

Jack Ma

Jack Ma Will Step Down as Chairman of Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba in September 2019

Ma, who will be succeeded by Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang, wrote a letter to customers and shareholders explaining his decision.
Habits

5 Habits Successful Business Leaders Use Every Day

Long-term entrepreneurial success requires not just putting in the hours but using them well.
Career Change

How to Make the Leap from CEO to Entrepreneur

Follow these five tips to set yourself up for success on the path to entrepreneurship.
Scaling

Most CEOs Miss These 3 Things When Scaling Their Businesses

Scaling doesn't come with guarantees. But leaders willing to change direction and delegate will find themselves with a learning curve that isn't as steep.
CEOs

A Brutal Performance Review Helped Sweetgreen's CEO Manage Everything Better

Jonathan Neman shares what he learned from getting an evaluation from co-founders, employees and family.
Leadership

Why This CEO Fired Himself

After some soul-searching, this CEO needed to identify what he was good at. And that meant no longer being a CEO.

These Co-Founders Insisted on Being Co-CEOs Despite It Costing Them Funding

The co-CEOs of Harper Wilde, an intimate apparel company, share why they stuck to their unusual structure despite hearing they were making a huge mistake.
Company Culture

Everyone Quit -- and This CEO Is Better Off Because of It

A startup CEO's radical culture shift almost wiped out the company. But now he has the right staff -- and is finally thriving.
Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Start in Sales

The sales team knows that closing deals is what makes the company go. You want everyone on the team to know that, too.
CEOs

3 Bad Leadership Traits You Need to Overcome When You Become a CEO

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

This Entrepreneur Borrowed $125,000 as a Teen, Then Used It to Build the $1 Billion Jersey Mike's Brand

Peter Cancro was just 17 when he bought the sandwich shop where he worked. Here's how he turned it into the billion-dollar chain of franchises that Jersey Mike's is today.
CEOs

Yes, It's Possible to Have a 100 Percent CEO-Approval Rating on Glassdoor

Want that rating for yourself? Think about transparency, stewardship of your office culture and really, really good listening skills.
CEOs

So, You're in Sales But (Secretly) Yearn to be a CEO. Here's How to Make That Happen.

For starters, you're in good company: Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban and Howard Schultz all started in sales.
IPO

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Spotify, Which Won Over Taylor Swift and Just Made its Billion-Dollar IPO

Shares of the streaming service opened at about $165, valuing the company at close to $30 billion.
CEOs

Do Good Entrepreneurs Make Good CEOs?

Larry Ellison did it. Jeff Bezos is still doing it. But not all entrepreneurs can step up to day-to-day leader.