The Job of the CEO – Table of Contents

Dedication

VII

Preface

1

STEP #1
HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE JOB OF THE CEO

 

Chapter 1: the Job of the CEO

10

Chapter 2: Characteristics and Skills of Great Leaders

21

Chapter 3: Examples of Successful CEOS’ Education, Nationality and Career Paths

26

STEP #2
HOW TO ASSESS WHETHER YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL CEO

 

Chapter 4: Self-assessment Tests

36

STEP #3
HOW TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE JOB OF THE CEO IS RIGHT FOR YOU

 

Chapter 5: Reflect, Evaluate and Decide Whether the Job of the CEO Is Right for You

48

Chapter 6: Planning Your Career if a CEO Career Is Not Right for You

52

STEP #4
HOW TO PLAN YOUR CEO CAREER AND HOW TO DEVELOP A PERSONAL BRAND

 

Chapter 7: the Essence of Career Planning

57

Chapter 8: Career Planning

63

Chapter 9: Your Personal Brand

80

Chapter 10: How to Work With Executive Search Firms

84

STEP #5
HOW TO PLAN AND EXECUTE YOUR PRE-CEO CAREER

 

Chapter 11: Your Pre-CEO Jobs

96

STEP #6
HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR FIRST CEO JOB

 

Chapter 12: How to Manage Your First CEO Job

106

STEP #7
HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR NEXT CEO JOBS

 

Chapter 13: How to Manage Your Next CEO Jobs

118

STEP #8
HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR DREAM CEO JOB

 

Chapter 14: How to Manage Your Dream CEO Job

126

Chapter 15: How to Successfully Exit From Your Final CEO Job

132

STEP #9
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOSE YOUR CEO JOB

 

Chapter 16: Decline or Revival?

138

Chapter 17: What Do You Do if You Lose Your CEO Job?

140

STEP #10
HOW TO SUCCEED IN YOUR POST-CEO LIFE

 

Chapter 18: Retirement or a New Career?

148

Chapter 19: How to Manage Your Second Career

152

Chapter 20: How to Manage Your Third Career

161

STEP #11
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

 

Chapter 21: How to Manage Your Work-life Balance

168

STEP #12
HOW TO DEAL WITH CRITICAL CAREER AND JOB ISSUES

 

Chapter 22: How to Deal With Critical Career and Job Issues

172

   

From Local Boy to Global CEO

213

About the Author

246

Previous Books by the Author

248

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