Here’s what the best CEOs do differently

One year ago today, senior partners Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller, and Vik Malhotra released their book CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest. Today, as leaders grapple with a lifetime’s worth of disruption and crises—including fraught global dynamics, mounting economic woes, and digital trends—the role of the chief executive is more crucial than ever. Check out these insights to dive into the mindsets that set the best leaders apart, and revisit learnings from the #CEOExcellenceBook, now on The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists, for frank, in-depth interviews with 67 of the world’s best CEOs.

Actions the best CEOs are taking in 2023

Stepping up: Becoming a high-potential CEO candidate

Starting strong: Making your CEO transition a catalyst for renewal

Author Talks: IBM’s Ginni Rometty on leading with ‘good power’

Leadership lessons from the world’s best CEOs

What matters most? Six priorities for CEOs in turbulent times

Voices of CEO excellence: Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman

Author Talks: What separates the best CEOs from the rest?

How ambidextrous leaders manage through volatile times

What sets the world’s best CEOs apart

The CEO: Architect of the new operations agenda


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