In today's fast-paced, unprecedented, and unpredictable economy, many executives simply don't know what to do. Conventional methodswhich many never entirely be understood in the first placeoften don't work during economic upheaval. Executives, especially CEOs, need something better. They need a guide that identifies the roadblocks and points out the landmines.
In her more than 30 years of working with hundreds of executives, Dr. Linda Henman has observed the critical elements of success, both for the new leader and the one who aspires to the next level of success.
In Landing in the Executive Chair, you'll learn how to:
As organizations expand and grow, the skills that led to success often won't sustain further development in a more complex, high-stakes environment. Present and future executives need more. They need Landing in the Executive Chair.
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About the Author
Linda D. Henman, PhD, the author of Landing in the Executive Chair, works with executives and boards of Fortune 500 companies and small businesses that want to think strategically, grow dramatically, promote intelligently, and compete successfully. Her clients include Avon, Kraft Foods, Edward Jones, BlueCross/BlueShield, and Boeing. She can be reached at henmanperformancegroup.com.
Table of Contents
Foreword Alan Weiss 11
Chapter 1 F2 Leaders: Fair but Firm 15
Chapter 2 Control the Hinges of Destiny: Decision-Making and Problem-Solving 43
Chapter 3 Build Magnets to Attract Top Talent 71
Chapter 4 Strategize to Leverage Your Competitive Advantage 101
Chapter 5 Turn Great Strategy Into Great Execution 129
Chapter 6 Plan Succession and Ensure the Leadership Pipeline 151
Chapter 7 Lead a Team of Virtuosos 175
Chapter 8 Become a Star on the Board of Directors 201
Chapter 9 Become an Agent for and a Champion of Change 225
Chapter 10 Ten Lessons for Leading During Crisis 247
About the Author 287