It Starts With the CEO: A Global Study (2021)

We recently completed a study involving nearly 1,000 CEOs worldwide. Perhaps you participated—if so, thank you. More than ever, we have observed great enthusiasm among CEOs to talk with one another, learn from their peers, and reflect more deeply on what is required of them.

That spirit of personal growth born from challenge is a common thread running through CEOs’ responses. When we weave together the voices of your peers with the latest thinking from Egon Zehnder’s CEO advisory work, four findings stand out.