Staying Power: 30 Secrets Invincible Executives Know for Getting to the Top - and Staying There

Staying Power: 30 Secrets Invincible Executives Know for Getting to the Top - and Staying There

by Thomas A. Schweich
     
 

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Get to the Top and Stay There—Even in Uncertain Times

You have the talent, and you have the ambition—but you lack a specific career plan to get you to the top. Believe it or not, you're right on track! "Do not map out your career" is the first of thirty surprising success secrets that you'll discover in Staying Power. In this

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Get to the Top and Stay There—Even in Uncertain Times

You have the talent, and you have the ambition—but you lack a specific career plan to get you to the top. Believe it or not, you're right on track! "Do not map out your career" is the first of thirty surprising success secrets that you'll discover in Staying Power. In this completely practical, often startling guide to achieving true and lasting success, dozens of the world's most successful people reveal the personal and professional secrets that propelled them to the top. Then they show you how to apply these winning strategies and tactics to your own career.

You'll learn from fabulously successful executives such as Jim Parker, CEO of Southwest Airlines, and Bill Marriott, chairman and CEO of Marriott International; political leaders, including Richard Gephardt and Bob Dole; major figures in medicine and the military; Grammy- and Emmy-winning entertainers, and more. They will show you how to find your career path, make your way to the top, and stay there once you've arrived. You'll learn how to:

  • Discover your many talents and let go of your fantasies
  • Find a job that you look forward to every day
  • Harness your fear to sharpen your professional judgment
  • Develop professional charisma—yes, you can
  • Delve into specific problems in great depth without micromanaging
  • Master the art of risk analysis
  • Learn to use anger as a valuable tactic rather than an uncontrollable emotion
  • And much, much more

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071395175
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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