Month: May 2018

Personality Analytics: Technology CEOs Analyzed

Personality Analytics: Technology CEOs Analyzed

As a follow-up to our recent article Your CEO’s Personality Influences His/Her Ability to Scale, we analyzed a group of public company Technology CEOs by applying the Big 5 Personality Traits model.  Access our presentation here:  TECHNOLOGY CEOs: BIG 5 PERSONALITY ANALYSIS      

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It is true. Your CEO’s personality influences his/her ability to scale (among other things). It may seem self-evident. One’s intuition may suggest such a relationship between personality traits and workplace effectiveness. Well, it is more than a hunch. Published research demonstrates a relationship between CEO personality traits and company performance. Gow, Kaplan, Larcker and Zakolyukina … Continue reading Your CEO’s Personality Influences His/Her Ability to ScalePremium 

Content Is King – Or – The Rate of Decline Is Always Underestimated

Content Is King – Or – The Rate of Decline Is Always Underestimated

Viacom founder Sumner Redstone once said that "content is king". The time was the 1990s. Whether to own content assets or distribution assets was the question of the day. Technology, Media and Telecom ("TMT") companies were positioning themselves for the "information superhighway". Today, content assets enjoy premium valuations. Look no further than Netflix (although the … Continue reading Content Is King – Or – The Rate of Decline Is Always Underestimated

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CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index has Outperformed Year-to-DatePremium 

We created the CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index in 2017 in large part to illustrate our strong belief that founder CEOs are better qualified to lead Technology companies than are “hired” CEOs/ professional managers. The CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index returned 13.0% and 10.5% on a Weighted and Unweighted Return basis respectively (click here for detail) during the January 2nd 2018 … Continue reading CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index has Outperformed Year-to-DatePremium