economy

2020 hindsight: five lessons as we begin 2021

While many companies are still dealing with the acute impacts of the economic and social disruption of 2020, Colorado business leaders are confident the state will continue to outperform the national outlook in the first quarter of 2021. Here are five ways that companies can build resilience, and weather future challenges, while being better positioned to capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Many U.S. CEOs remain confident despite challenging environment

Among top executives at companies with more than $500 million in annual revenue, 60 percent were more optimistic now than the start of the year about their three-year prospects. As much as COVID-19 changed how people work and how organizations invest in technology, companies are re-assessing their values and purpose. CEOs also are placing a greater emphasis on employee engagement and corporate culture in this new working reality.