70% of Time Could Be Used Better – How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day 

The average tech CEO works about 300 days a year, 14 hours a day. That’s 4,200 hours a year. The stats for most other tech leaders and startup employees aren’t too far off. It sounds like a lot of time, but for most, it’s not enough.

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Question for the C-suite: What’s your capacity for change?

Sales is the nucleus to every business, and sales models these days are undergoing a tidal wave of change. Buzz words like social sales, social selling or Sales 2.0 reflect the change social media is having on the way people do business.

Why Your CEO Just Doesn’t Get It

Quality leadership or a lack thereof is easy to spot if you know what to look for. The problem is most people don’t know what to look for in a leader, and according to a recent study by Chief Executive magazinemany CEOs don’t seem to know what to look for either.

Are You Cut Out to Be a CEO? [Infographic] 

“Pshh, I could do that job.”

Ever utter that?

Probably.

… Ever utter it about your CEO?

If you have, this is the infographic for you. While it doesn’t shed light on all of the qualities you need to be a CEO — and might be a better reflection of the CEOs who came up through the ranks in the past couple of decades, rather than the CEOs to come — you might see some qualities you and current CEOs share.

It’s Official: Satya Nadella Named Microsoft’s New CEO, Gates Leaves Chairman Position to Become Technology Advisor 

Times are changing for Microsoft, big time. Microsoft has officially selected Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as its next CEO and removed Bill Gates from the chairman position, as expected.

Microsoft: Mulally allontana le voci che lo vogliono nuovo CEO dell’azienda

Il prossimo anno vedrà l’insediamento del nuovo CEO di Microsoft e, come anticipato in passato, fra i nomi in lizza ce ne sono un paio che sembrano avere più quotazioni degli altri: uno è quello del dirigente Nokia