Corner Office Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed

ISBN-10: 0805093060

ISBN-13: 9780805093063

Edition: N/A

Authors: Adam Bryant

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Dozens of top CEOs reveal their candid insights on the keys to effective leadership, and the qualities that set high performers apartWhat does it take to succeed in business and to inspire others? Adam Bryant ofThe New York Timesdecided to answer these and other questions by sitting down with more than fifty CEOs and asking them how they do their jobs and the most important lessons they learned as they rose through the ranks. Over the course of probing interviews, they shared memorable stories and eye-opening insights.The Corner Officedraws together lessons from chief executives like Steve Ballmer (Microsoft), Carol Bartz (Yahoo), Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks), and Alan Mulally (Ford), from which Bryant has crafted an original work that reveals the keys to success in the business world, including the five qualities these CEOs value most in employees. Bryant also demystifies the art of leadership and shows how executives at the top of their game get the most out of others.Leadership is not a one-size-fits-all skill, and these CEOs offer different perspectives that will help anyone who seeks to be a more effective leader and employee. For aspiring executives--of any age--The Corner Officeoffers a path to future success.
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List price: $29.00
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication date: 4/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

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List of Interviews
Author's Note
Passionate Curiosity
Battle-Hardened Confidence
Team Smarts
A Simple Mindset
Preparation, Patience, and Obstacle Courses
The Surprises That Await you
Time Management
Bananas, Bells, and the Art of Running Meetings
Smart Interviewing
Lock Yourself Out of Your Office
Be a Coach, Not a Critic
Creating a sense of Mission
Small Gestures, Big Payoffs
Type A to B
Creating a Culture
So What Is Leadership?
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