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Growing up on a pork farm, it seemed unlikely that Doug Tieman would reach his goal of becoming a CEO by the time he was 40, but he did. By applying the lessons that he shares in this book and by working hard, he succeeded.

After 25 years of working in the addictions field, Tieman entered his own personal recovery. That experience gave him an even greater understanding of the stories he had heard from others in recovery who shared what they went through and the efforts they made to pursue a life of abstinence. He also realized that lessons that apply to life, career achievement and recovery aren't all that different from one another. 

Tieman believes that one of the issues many people face is an inability to conceptualize and take methodical steps towards actualizing career goals. He also believes that if more people in recovery could do that, it would bring them to a new level of success that ultimately might benefit the entire addictions field. And that's exactly what this book succeeds in doing for its readers.

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The CEO of the largest nonprofit residential addiction treatment center in the nation explains how to be a true leader and to be successful.

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Doug Tieman is the President and CEO of Caron Treatment Centers,  a nationally recognized non-profit provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment. With nearly 60 years in the field, Caron is one of the oldest and largest drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers offering primary, relapse and longer-term treatment for adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors, as well as families affected by the disease of addiction. Under Mr. Tieman's direction, Caron continues to pioneer advancements in addiction treatment, sponsor research, and participate in national conferences on treatment and recovery. He also established treatment facilities in Boca Raton, Florida, and Dallas, Texas, along with regional offices in Atlanta, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Since Mr. Tieman joined Caron in 1995, its revenue has grown more than ten-fold, which affords Caron the ability to offer millions of dollars in treatment scholarships to families. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Caron's scholarship fund.

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Published by HCI (2015)
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