How to Become CEO The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization

ISBN-10: 0786864370

ISBN-13: 9780786864379

Edition: 1998

Authors: Jeffrey J. Fox

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 10/7/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Jeffrey J Fox is the bestselling author of How to Become CEO, and How to Be a Rainmaker. He is a Harvard MBA and founder of Fox and Co. Inc a premier marketing consulting company in Connecticut. Fox is the subject of Harvard case study that is rated one of the top 100 case studies, and is thought to be one of the most widely taught marketing case studies in the world.

Always Take the Job That Offers the Most Money
Avoid Staff Jobs, Seek Line Jobs
Don't Expect the Personnel Department to Plan Your Career
Get and Keep Customers
Keep Physically Fit
Do Something Hard and Lonely
Never Write a Nasty Memo
Think for One Hour Every Day
Keep and Use a Special "Idea Notebook"
Don't Have a Drink with the Gang
Don't Smoke
Skip All Office Parties
Friday is "How Ya' Doin'?" Day
Make Allies of Your Peers' Subordinates
Know Everybody by Their First Name
Organize "One-Line Good-Job" Tours
Make One More Call
Arrive Forty-five Minutes Early and Leave Fifteen Minutes Late
Don't Take Work Home from the Office
Earn Your "Invitation Credentials"
Avoid Superiors When You Travel
Eat in Your Hotel Room
Work, Don't Read Paperbacks, on the Airplane
Keep a "People File"
Send Handwritten Notes
Don't Get Buddy-Buddy with Your Superiors
Don't Hide an Elephant
Be Visible: Practice WACADAD
Always Take Vacations
Always Say "Yes" to a Senior Executive Request
Never Surprise Your Boss
Make Your Boss Look Good, and Your Boss's Boss Look Better
Never Let a Good Boss Make a Mistake
Go to the Library One Day a Month
Add One Big New Thing to Your Life Each Year
Study These Books
"Dress for a Dance"
Overinvest in People
Overpay Your People
"Stop, Look, and Listen"
Be a Flag-Waving Company Patriot
Find and Fill the "Data Gaps"
Homework, Homework, Homework
Never Panic ... Or Lose Your Temper
Learn to Speak and Write in Plain English
Treat All People as Special
Be a Credit Maker, Not a Credit Taker
Give Informal Surprise Bonuses
Please, Be Polite with Everyone
Ten Things to Say That Make People Feel Good
The Glory and the Glamour Come after the Gruntwork
Tinker, Tailor, Try
Haste Makes Waste
Pour the Coals to a Good Thing
Put the Importance on the Bright Idea, Not the Source of the Idea
Stay Out of Office Politics
Look Sharp and Be Sharp
Emulate, Study, and Cherish the Great Boss
Don't Go Over Budget
Never Underestimate an Opponent
Assassinate the Character Assassin with a Single Phrase
Become a Member of the "Shouldn't Have Club"
The Concept Doesn't Have to Be Perfect, but the Execution of It Does
Record and Collect Your Mistakes with Care and Pride
Live for Today; Plan for Tomorrow; Forget about Yesterday
Have Fun, Laugh
Treat Your Family as Your Number One Client
No Goals, No Glory
Always Remember Your Subordinates' Spouses
See the Job through the Salespeople's Eyes
Be a Very Tough "Heller Seller"
Don't Be an Empire Builder
Push Products, Not Paper
To Teach Is to Learn and to Lead
Do Not Get Discouraged by the Idea Killers
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