• Business Week magazine cover: Hold for Mr. Buffett Please

    Warren Buffett can be a great boss, hands-off and complimentary, with plenty of great advice if you want or need it.  But it really helps if you're making money for him.  Otherwise, writes Alice Schroeder in the new Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine, "the famously passive investor can swing into action to protect his investment."

  • Coke's Bottler Takeover Will Strengthen Business: Kent Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 10:32 AM ET
    Coca-Cola bottles

    Coca-Cola's decision to purchase their North American bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises is not a reversal of company strategy, but will allow both companies to strengthen their partnership and business in the North American and European markets, Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola's CEO told CNBC Thursday.

  • Where RBS Isn't Doing a Great Job Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 9:20 AM ET

    Judging by Thursday's share price performance, RBS has delivered all that has been asked of it. The bank's loss wasn't anything like as bad as analysts had expected, non-performing loans have peaked and the core operations (the bits it's going to hang on to) were profitable.

  • Is This On Your Resume? It Could Make or Break You Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 11:51 AM ET

    What is that one essential skill that would make or break your decision to promote someone to senior leadership? We all know the standard ones of communication, management, strategic planning experience, etc. But what is that one crucial qualification that would kill the decision for you?

  • Making the Worst of Times into the Best of Opportunities Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 11:23 AM ET
    Seizing The White Space

    The key to responding to such cataclysmic shifts is to focus the kind of ingenuity and creativity that companies now devote to product innovation to devising innovative new business models to take those new ideas to market, writes the author.

  • CEO Blog: 5 Strategies to Bolster Your Business Now Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 2:05 PM ET

    Here are five key steps that business owners can take right now, during this lulled economy, to grow their market share and profit amidst the feeling of the widespread panic.

  • Toyota's Congressional Hearing: 'How Risky Is It' Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 11:13 AM ET
    Toyota headquarters

    As someone who studies the way people perceive risk, and the importance of trust to those perceptions, it continues to amaze me how many smart successful firms like Toyota manage to forget the importance of trust until they’re in trouble, and then they have to spend huge amounts of money and effort, for years, trying to rebuild it, writes the author David Ropeik.

  • Women in Tight Shirts Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 3:00 PM ET

    That got your attention, didn't it? Buxom gals showing off their assets is a sure way to get people (men) to stop in their tracks and pay attention.

  • Today, Goldman Sachs sued seven former private wealth management employees recently poached by Credit Suisse...Some argue that poaching talent is unethical; others say it encourages competition.

  • Baby Boomers' willingness to take risks makes them a group of remarkable entrepreneurs. They taught us the importance of timing and having the courage to stand up and think for ourselves.

  • Goldman's Co-Head of Investment Management Retires Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 5:24 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs says Marc Spilker, co-head of the firm's Investment Management Division, is retiring from the firm.

  • Anne Mulcahy

    A lot of CEOs have spent the last year barely hanging on. Some businesses have not succeeded, but others are edging back from the brink. They're hoping that with a little more time, and a little more luck, they'll make it. Anne Mulcahy knows how they feel.

  • 'Institutional Investor' Names Best CEOs of 2010 Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 9:50 AM ET

    Institutional Investor Magazine has named its 2010 list of the best CEOs in the U.S., as well as top CFOs, investor relations professionals and companies singled-out for providing the best investor relations.

  • “It’s time to finally put the performance review out of its misery. This corporate sham is one of the most insidious, most damaging, and yet most ubiquitous of corporate activities,” writes the author in the new book.

  • Citigroup CEO: Profitability Not a Long-Term Concern Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 3:32 PM ET

    Citigroup may have some credit worries in the near-term, but profitability is not a concern on any long-term basis, Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup, told CNBC.

  • Happiness Coaching: A Servant of Corporate America Speaks Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 12:37 PM ET
    Help Wanted

    Layoffs, pay cuts—nobody wanted to focus on them. But they are returning. Caterpillar announced a lower than expected revenue; Verizon will cut 13,000 jobs, and Boeing spacer is cautious about 2010. And amidst all this, The Wall Street Journal advises us to stay happy.

  • Whitacre Named As Permanent CEO at General Motors Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
    Ed Whitacre

    General Motors Chairman and acting Chief Executive Ed Whitacre will take the CEO role on a permanent basis, CNBC has learned.

  • In the upcoming book, "13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown" authors Simon Johnson and James Kwak say the nation’s biggest banks are indeed way too big (spectacularly big) and that reform is needed now to prevent a second financial crisis.

  • Fidelity Investments President Lawson to Retire Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 4:58 PM ET

    Fidelity Investments President Rodger Lawson is retiring at the end of March after two-and-a-half years as the company's second-in-command.

  • Play Offense In Your Job Search Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 10:24 AM ET

    As most of us have football playoffs on the brain, it’s helpful to look at the lessons that translate from the sports field to the job search field.

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