CEO Material: How to Be a Leader in Any Organization

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Sooner or later that plum position is going tobecome vacant at your workplace. You knowyou’ll want it, but can you get it? Ask yourself:What’s my track record? Am I smart enoughin the right areas? Do people like workingwith me? Do they respect me? Would theyfollow me if I were in charge?

Am I CEO material?

Any aspiring ladder-climber should be able toanswer these questions—because, without adoubt, the competition thinks it can.

In CEO Material, D. A. Benton shows youhow to become highly visible and absolutelyindispensable to your organization. You’lllearn how to project confidence, even whensomething hasn’t gone your way. You’ll recognizethe value of being a generalist, able tocomprehend every facet of your business’sstructure and function. You’ll find out how tokeep learning and growing so that you neverfeel stuck, much less appear so to decisionmakers. And most importantly, you’ll masterfour C’s that no true leader can be without:

  • Confidence
  • Constant Communication
  • Craftsmanship
  • Coworker Collaboration

Inside, you’ll find a lifetime of top-levelprofessional development advice that canmake the difference. “CEO Whisperer” D. A.Benton is your guide to doing what mustbe done in order to make significant movesup the ladder. It’s not just about showing up;it’s about having integrity, taking charge,accepting challenges, and making an ally outof everyone you work with.

Conduct yourself like a CEO and you’ll befirst in line for each new promotion in yourfield. Transform yourself from an averageemployee to an indispensable corporateplayer with the help of CEO Material.

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A useful and engaging read for those wanting to enhance their leadership skills and career.
--Accountancy Ireland, October 1, 2009

A useful and engaging read for those wanting to enhance their leadership skills and career.
--Accountancy Ireland, October 1, 2009

From the Back Cover:

When you’re CEO material, everyone knows it.But it has to start with you.

“Debra is the leadership Peter Drucker of the 21st Century.”
—John Bianchi, CEO, Frontier Gunleather

CEO Material is a practical, engaging, and people savvyinstruction manual on how to dial up your leadership effectivenessand enhance your career.”
—Jim Goldman, CEO and president, Godiva Chocolatier

“Whether you are already part way up the organizational ladder orjust on the first rung, if you only have time to read one book this year …this one is a must!”
—Gordon Peters, founding chairman, CEO, The Institute for Management Studies

“A great book for pausing, taking stock and asking: Am I developing all thequalities of character that will allow me to lead and achieve great things?”
—Rick O’Donnell, CEO and president,Acton Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence

“One effective way to learn how to become a CEO is to spend years learningfrom the best. But, if you don’t have that much time,you can simply read CEO Material.”
—Rulon F. Stacey, Ph.D., president and CEO, Poudre Valley Health System,and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner

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