The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviors that Transform Ordinary People into World-Class Leaders

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The CEO Next Door

Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell

The Crown Publishing Group, 2018, 288 pages


The authors draw on a significant data set of over 17,000 CEO interviews to draw conclusions about what makes a CEO successful. The first section highlights the practices seen in successful CEOs, the second discusses how to become a CEO and the final section is how CEOs lead toward success and execution. The book is filled with quotable observations and illustrations from industry.

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