As we approach the end of the year, we reflect on the confluence of crises and disruptions that have tested leaders like never before: surging inflation, war in Europe, energy insecurity, and a potential global recession. Organizations have defaulted to defensive agendas, fighting fire after fire without time for recovery. Which priorities should appear on the agendas of CEOs as they look to shore up defenses and gain ground on rivals? Start with resilience, write McKinsey global leaders Homayoun Hatami and Liz Hilton Segal, a vital “muscle” for companies operating in a world of endless volatility and disruption. Read ahead for more insights on the topics that matter most to CEOs today—and those that will continue to be top of mind as we head into 2023.