For the first time, more than half of the CEOs surveyed believe the rate of global GDP growth will decline. This caution has translated into CEO’s low confidence in their own organization’s outlook. While this subdued outlook may cause concern, it is also not surprising. Shifting headlines around trade conflicts, climate change, political strife, cyber threats, social unrest and the like, cloud CEO's outlook on the road ahead. However, there are plenty of opportunities for those who have the courage to change, strive for operational excellence, and are pushing ahead to drive long-term growth.