The CEO Next Door

The CEO Next Door

The 4 Behaviors That Transform Ordinary People Into World-class Leaders

Book - 2017
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"Much of what we hear about who gets to the top, and how, is wrong. Those who become chief executives set their sights on the C-suite at an early age. In fact, over 70 percent of the CEOs didn’t have designs on the corner office until later in their careers. You must graduate from an elite college. In fact, only 7 percent of CEOs in the dataset are Ivy League graduates--and 8 percent didn't graduate from college at all. To become a CEO you need a flawless résumé. The reality: 45 percent of CEO candidates had at least one major career blowup. What those who reach the top do share are four key behaviors that anyone can master: they are decisive; they are reliable, delivering what they promised when the promise it, without exception; they adapt boldly, and they engage with stakeholders without shying away from conflict. Based on this breakthrough study of the most successful people in business, Botelho and Powell offer career advice for everyone who aspires to get ahead. Based on research insights illustrated by real life stories from CEOs and boardrooms, they tell us how to: - Fast-track our career by deploying the career catapults used by those who get to the top quickly---Overcome the hidden handicaps to getting the job we want.---Avoid the 5 hazards that most commonly derail those promoted into a new role."--Online description.
Publisher: New York : Currency, [2017]
ISBN: 9781101906491
1101906499
Call Number: 658.409 BOTELHO
Characteristics: xi, 272 pages ; ill : 24 cm
Subjects: Chief executive officers -- Case studies.
Executive ability.
Career development.
Success in business.

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