Want to Be CEO? Read This.

Jennifer Prosek  Follow

The Corner OfficeThere have been so many leadership books and articles, but this weekend’s New York Times article “Distilling the Wisdom of CEO’s” was among the best I’ve read.  In one read, you can learn about the traits that get CEOs to the top; they include:

  • Passionate curiosity;
  • Battle-hardened confidence;
  • Team smarts;
  • A simple mindset; and
  • Fearlessness

I couldn’t agree more with this article.  We might not all achieve CEO-dom in our lives; many of us don’t even want to. But to be more effective in our careers it would behoove us to understand what gets us to the corner office.

The article can be read here and I hope that when my colleagues read it, they see some of these qualities in me. CJP

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