Wisdom for a Young CEO by Doug Barry

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At 14 years of age, author Douglas Barry started wondering what to do with his life. That's when this precocious teenager began writing to CEOs of major companies to seek their advice on how to reach the top of the career ladder. The honest, heartfelt replies on finding success in the business world, from the CEOs of Eastman Kodak, McDonald's, Intel, Sprint, UPS, Viacom, and many other companies, provide inspiring life lessons for everyone. Wisdom for a Young CEO includes pithy tidbits, longer essays, sidebars, tips, quotes, and reminiscences from more than 100 of the country's business leaders, focusing on such character issues as honesty, hard work, being true to oneself, integrity, leadership, and interpersonal skills. In surprising detail, many describe turning points in their own careers, outlining difficult moral and ethical decisions they've faced. Douglas Barry is sure to garner publicity from widespread media.

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Douglas Barry attends Tulane University. He wrote, Wisdom for a Young CEO, when he was 14-years old.
Published April 14, 2004 by Running Press. 128 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Lafley, chairman and CEO of Proctor & Gamble, writes that great leaders""have deeply held values that guide their choices."" Reuben Mark, chairman and CEO of Colgate Palmolive, explains that leaders should communicate simply.""Express your ideas in terms everyone can grasp.

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