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Boss Talk: Top CEOs Share the Ideas That Drive the Worlds Most Successful Companies Audiobook, by The Staff of The Wall Street Journal Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: The Staff of The Wall Street Journal Narrator: Jay Gregory, Bill Meisle, Jennifer Wiltsie, Robert MacNamara Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2002 ISBN: 9780739300848
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Timeless and effective business lessons from twenty-one top CEOs

Every business leader—from manager to entrepreneur—wants to know the ideas that motivate and inspire the world’s most successful CEOs. Boss Talk presents twenty-one CEOs who give expert advice on issues important to today’s businessperson. The topics include:

•Motivating Your Employees
•Managing Growth
•Building a Brand
•Learning from the New Economy
•Trendspotting
•Beating the Competition
•Leading a Successful Turnaround or Transition

Here’s what some bosses are talking about:

“You have to get rewarded in the soul and in the wallet. The money isn’t enough, but a plaque isn’t enough either.”
—Jack Welch, General Electric Co.

“Lead by example. If you do that as CEO, your style will filter down through your team.”
—John Chambers, Cisco Systems

“We do a lot of quantitative stuff. But coupled with that is having an employee staff and culture that is inherently interested in what we do.”
—Tom Freston, MTV Networks

“Surround yourself with people you trust. You can’t run a business over a certain size and sign off on everything.”
—Emily Woods, J.Crew


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About the Narrators

Jay Gregory is a veteran New York actor of stage, film, and television. He can be heard in a number of informational narrations on the Discovery Channel, TLC, and PBS and has a wide range of audiobooks to his credit.

Jennifer Wiltsie is an actress and Earphones Award–winning narrator. Her films include Wendigo, Uninvited, and The Fever. She has guest starred on HBO’s The Sopranos and Masterpiece Theatre’s Clarissa. On Broadway she has performed with Matthew Broderick in Night Must Fall, and her off-Broadway credits include Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. In London’s West-End, she starred in Alan Ayckbourn’s revival of Absurd Person Singular.