CEO School: Insights from 20 Global Business Leaders

  • 5h 35m 23s
  • Elin Williams, Kirill Kravchenko, Stanislav Shekshnia
  • Gildan Media
  • 2021

This audiobook focuses on what makes a successful CEO and the paths to becoming one in today's global economy. Chapters in the book include insights by 20 top CEOs - one from each G20 country - gathered from an extensive global qualitative research project.

Through seven easy-to-digest "master classes" that demystify the role of the 21st-century CEO, the authors present their findings in an accessible, conversational style that serves as a step-by-step guide for those who aspire to become CEOs and develop essential character traits, experience, and skills required of the role.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Class 1: Introduction—Getting Ready for School
  • Chapter 2 - Class 2: Personality—The Three Essential Traits of the CEO
  • Chapter 3 - Class 3: Education—Three Academic Proverbs for Future CEOs
  • Chapter 4 - Class 4: Experience—Three Dilemmas for Would-Be CEOs
  • Chapter 5 - Class 5: Meta-Skills—A C, E and O Taxonomy
  • Chapter 6 - Class 6: Roles—The Four Essential Functions of the CEO
  • Chapter 7 - Class 7: Style—Five Ways to Project Yourself as a CEO
  • Chapter 8 - Class 8: Staying at the Top (But Not Too Long)—The Five Challenges All CEOs Must Master
  • Chapter 9 - Conclusion: Lessons for Future CEOs, Their Parents and Educators