There's No Elevator to the Top

A Leading Headhunter Shares the Advancement Strategies of the World's Most Successful Executives
Author(s): Umesh Ramakrishnan
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2008
Product Number: EB00401097
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440638718
Publisher: Portfolio
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A top corporate recruiter reveals what it takes to reach the top of a major corporation. Few people have as deep an understanding of corporate leadership as Umesh Ramakrishnan. As vice chairman of CTPartners, one of the world's premier search firms, he has placed dozens of C-level executives at companies around the globe. Now he shares powerful lessons from his long career and also from exclusive interviews with top CEO's. Ramakrishnan identifies the qualities that distinguish those who are likely to make it from those who aren't. And he explains, for instance: -Why the surest route to the top is not always straight up the greasy pole -How it's possible to have a star team without everyone being a star -Why your listening skills need as much attention as your communication skills -How to meet the challenges-and grasp the opportunities-of globalization There's No Elevator to the Top is like an exclusive lunch date with a tableful of CEOs, as Ramakrishnan features the insights of dozens of top leaders at companies like Dell, Cadbury Schweppes, aetna, BT Group, Pepsi, Infosys, and Ecopetrol.

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