What the Best CEOs Know: 7 Exceptional Leaders and Their Lessons for Transforming Any Business

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A 2002 Library Journal Best Business Book of the Year

The bestselling book that teaches you leadership lessons from top captains of industry

What the Best CEOs Know examines the careers of seven CEOs, world-renowned for their consistent and phenomenal success, and details the methodologies that propelled them to the top as industry leaders. Going beyond anecdotes and quotes to introduce proven methods to help you become a better leader, bestselling business author Jeffrey Krames uses cases, self-assessments, and concise summaries to provide a blueprint-like framework for success.

“Helps you apply the lessons gleaned from these masters.” ―Forbes

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[banner] A Library Journal 2002 Best Business Book of the Year

Leadership lessons from icons of industry that will help you achieve breakthrough success

What the Best CEOs Know looks at the careers of this generation's top CEOs, and turns the wisdom, strategies, and tactics of these business-world icons into a step-by-step handbook for the pursuit and achievement of breakthrough corporate leadership--at any level, in any industry. Going beyond anecdotes and quotes to introduce proven methods to help you become a better leader, bestselling business author Jeffrey Krames uses cases, self-assessments, and concise summaries to provide a blueprint-like framework for success.

"Helps you apply the lessons gleaned from these masters." --Forbes

"Strategic lessons for anyone who is in upper management -- or wants to get there."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Krames...captures the powerful insights rather than the conventional wisdom, and he simplifies without dumbing down. But most of all, he presents a provocative, engaging read that will stretch the thinking of any practicing manager."--Christopher Bartlett, Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Graduate School of Business

"By capturing the unique traits and strategies of these seven leaders, Krames gives aspiring CEOs a valuable blueprint for success in an increasingly tough global market."--Klaus Kleinfeld, President & CEO, Siemens Corporation

About the Author:

Jeffrey A. Krames is the bestselling author of numerous books and has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times.

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