CEO Insights

We’ve spoken with thousands of leaders across the world on how to retool strategy amid turbulence and uncertainty - here we share our findings.

You are leading your teams through unprecedented disruption and uncertainty, and you shouldn’t have to go it alone. That’s why we created this special collection of insights drawn directly from CEOs’ experiences and perspectives. Through an ongoing series of global CEO forums we foster conversations among small groups of senior executives on the challenges, opportunities, and imperatives facing leaders today. This continuing series will provide you with up-to-date takes from your peers. Ready to meet the moment? You’re in good company.

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Featured Insights

Buy, don’t build, an Engine 2

An “Engine 2” is our term for building an alternative core business to achieve faster growth. Downturns are a great time to experiment with such projects, and our research suggests it’s best to buy your way to this type of growth. We looked at hundreds of Engine 2 businesses, and of the 58 most successful, 40 relied on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

Venture Capital: Opportunities for Corporate Investors

Global venture capital plummeted last year, but seed-stage deals and investor participation held steady.

CEO Face-Off: What’s the best way to achieve sustained growth?

One CEO sticks with marketing promotions, pricing gambits, and sales incentives, and assesses the results. Another puts the focus on customer love. Who comes out on top?

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