HOT CEOs: You Decide Who's on Top

The title of CEO already commands our attention and respect. It's a top position that many of us aspire to reach for the prestige, the recognition, the power to influence, the chance to inspire, and -- let's face it -- for the paycheck that comes along with the job. It's not easy work. It takes a hardworking person with superior judgment, business acumen, intuition, innovation, and people skills to pull their company to the top.

You'd think that with all the stress and responsibilities that befall a CEO who realizes that the fate of an entire company rests on his/her shoulders, that the CEO would appear as a haggard shell of a person. While that may be the case for some CEOs, that's certainly not the case for the following 20 CEOs that we've chosen.