Sooner or later that plum position is going to become vacant at your workplace. You know you’ll want it, but can you get it? Ask yourself: What’s my track record? Am I smart enough in the right areas? Do people like working with me? Do they respect me? Would they follow me if I were in charge?
Am I CEO material?
Any aspiring ladder-climber should be able to answer these questions—because, without a doubt, the competition thinks it can.
In CEO Material, D. A. Benton shows you how to become highly visible and absolutely indispensable to your organization. You’ll learn how to project confidence, even when something hasn’t gone your way. You’ll recognize the value of being a generalist, able to comprehend every facet of your business’s structure and function. You’ll find out how to keep learning and growing so that you never feel stuck, much less appear so to decision makers. And most importantly, you’ll master four C’s that no true leader can be without:
Inside, you’ll find a lifetime of top-level professional development advice that can make the difference. “CEO Whisperer” D. A. Benton is your guide to doing what must be done in order to make significant moves up the ladder. It’s not just about showing up;it’s about having integrity, taking charge, accepting challenges, and making an ally out of everyone you work with.
Conduct yourself like a CEO and you’ll be first in line for each new promotion in your field. Transform yourself from an average employee to an indispensable corporate player with the help of CEO Material.
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When you’re CEO material, everyone knows it. But it has to start with you.
“Debra is the leadership Peter Drucker of the 21st Century.”
—John Bianchi, CEO, Frontier Gunleather
“CEO Material is a practical, engaging, and people savvy instruction manual on how to dial up your leadership effectiveness and enhance your career.”
—Jim Goldman, CEO and president, Godiva Chocolatier
“Whether you are already part way up the organizational ladder or just on the first rung, if you only have time to read one book this year … this one is a must!”
—Gordon Peters, founding chairman, CEO, The Institute for Management Studies
“A great book for pausing, taking stock and asking: Am I developing all the qualities of character that will allow me to lead and achieve great things?”
—Rick O’Donnell, CEO and president, Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence
“One effective way to learn how to become a CEO is to spend years learning from the best. But, if you don’t have that much time, you can simply read CEO Material.”
—Rulon F. Stacey, Ph.D., president and CEO, Poudre Valley Health System, and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner
D. A. (Debra) Benton is a bestselling author, speaker, and executive coach in high demand. Her client list reads like a “Who’s Who” of success stories, from Campbell’s Soup and Dell Computer to McDonald’s and Time Warner. She has been featured in Time, BusinessWeek, Fortune, and The New York Times and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, and CNN. Her bestselling books include Executive Charisma and How to Act Like a CEO. Visit D. A. Benton at debrabenton.com.
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