by Beppi Crosariol

Honeymoon period for CEOs shrinks: The first 100 days of tenure can mean the difference between success and failure

Ask Michael Fielding to pick the most critical period in his two-year tenure as chief executive officer of Toronto-based StrataFlex Corp. and he'll answer in a clean, round number: the first 100 days.

CEOs focus on keeping the talent at home: Chiefs zero in on strategies to retain and develop the best of tomorrow's leaders

When Bank of Nova Scotia chief executive officer Rick Waugh promoted a trio of investment veterans into senior executive positions 12 days ago, the move quickly prompted speculation that it was part of a succession plan for his job.