S2 Episode 4: Celebrity CEOs: Blessing or Curse?
by Clark Hodges, on September 28, 2023
In Season 2, Episode 4 of 'Horse Cents, Street Smart Investing,' hosts Craig and Clark Hodges delve into the role of celebrity CEOs and how they can impact a company, using Elon Musk and Tesla as an example. They explore the fine line between a celebrity CEO blessing or cursing a company, emphasizing that while CEO charisma matters, it's the company's fundamentals that ultimately drive its value. Drawing from Disney's experience, they highlight the importance of leadership with a grasp of business fundamentals. The hosts also discuss the dangers of political divisiveness and attaching too much importance to a CEO's politics. They conclude by considering the potential investment opportunities in a Twitter led by Musk, providing valuable insights into the delicate balance between CEO image and corporate performance.
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