There is a critical and growing need for effective and enlightened leadership in the private sector. The corporate world needs CEOs who can build companies, exceed customer expectations, address the needs of the world’s growing population, and deliver superior value to investors. CEOs must balance on an incredibly difficult and challenging tightrope and apply a daunting range of skills and experience at the highest levels to do so. Over one third of all new CEOs are out within three years and many companies don’t achieve their full potential due to lack of leadership talent.
CEO: Mastering the Corporate Pyramid shines a spotlight on what CEOs actually do, identifies the skills necessary to do the job, and explains how to develop these skills for anyone aspiring to the executive suite as well as those considering starting or buying a business. It supplies a unique and powerful roadmap for career success and increases the chances for an aspiring CEO to make it to the top and survive and thrive in the position.
- Written by an author who has extensive experience advising senior executives and who has interviewed multiple CEOs for this book
- Offers a practical action plan and career suggestions based on real-world experience that will increase the likelihood that someone can reach a CEO-level position
- Presents a unique, clear, and comprehensive picture and model of the CEO position that aspiring executives can use to quickly evaluate whether their aspirations are realistic or not
- Provides fascinating insights on what CEOs actually do—valuable information for anyone who has to deal with CEOs in their work environment or is simply curious about what the role of CEO entails