Tag: CEO


How Resilience Can Help Manage Healthcare Anxiety

If there is one word that describes the current debate in Congress over the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA), it is uncertainty. Almost everything about the proposed bill is currently unclear, including whether it will pass, what it will look like if it does, and how it will affect people if it does get […]

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Making Mental Wellness a Workplace Priority

It just doesn’t make any sense. Mention to someone that you have a chronic condition like high cholesterol or heart disease, and they will shower you with empathy, offers of assistance, and maybe even a recipe for a healthy snack. Mention that you suffer from mental illness, and the same person is just as likely […]


Leadership Fail: Employees Can’t Name Their Company CEO, Unsure of What CEO Looks Like

A large percentage of Americans working at mid- to enterprise-sized companies cannot name their CEO or even pick him or her out of a lineup. According to a new survey released by mobile employee communications company APPrise Mobile, nearly a quarter (23%) of Americans who work at companies with more than 500 employees are unsure […]


Total CEO Pay Rose 6% in 2016, Willis Towers Watson Study Finds

Increases in total compensation for chief executive officers (CEOs) at the nation’s largest corporations remained fairly moderate again last year, driven largely by uneven corporate performance, increasing bonuses, and a sharp decrease in the value of stock option exercises, according to a new analysis of proxy disclosures by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, […]


Securing a New Leader for Change

As businesses mature and position for growth, change, or succession, it is time to take a good look at the leaders of your company.  Are they still the right people to take your business to the next level?


Can You Hear Me Now? Good! How to Listen in the Workplace

Whether you are an entry-level account executive or the CEO of your firm, one of the most important skills necessary to thrive in the workplace, is to be a good listener. But what does it mean to be a “good” listener and how can you use this skill to excel on the job?


How Would You Rate Your Legal Eagle?

Within today’s headlines, it doesn’t take long to see just how quickly a thorny legal issue can spell corporate catastrophe. That’s one reason companies conduct regular legal counsel audits—to ensure ongoing compliance and to minimize the chances that preventable risks disrupt growth and success.

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Pay Me: New York Real Estate Company Uses Its Handbook as A Shield Against Liability

Employee handbooks are recommended for several reasons, including that they set forth key company policies. Well-written handbook policies state how compensation will be addressed and who has the power to bind the company. In a recent case, the Appellate Division, 1st Department, held that a company’s handbook was enough to defeat an employee’s claim to compensation based on oral promises.


CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures: Start Preparing Now

As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, public companies will soon be subject to CEO pay ratio disclosure requirements. Starting with reporting for any fiscal year that begins on or after January 1, 2017, these organizations will have to disclose not only the CEO annual total compensation, but also the total annual compensation of the median […]