Timeless and effective business lessons from 21 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 expert advice on critical issues from a wide range of CEOs including Michael Dell, Jeff Bezos, Tina Brown, Ian Schrager, Steve Ballmer, and Sanford Weill. The topics they cover include:Motivating Your EmployeesManaging GrowthBuilding a BrandLearning from the New EconomyTrendspottingBeating the CompetitionLeading a Successful Turnaround or Transition
Here's what some of the bosses have to say:
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 a 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 Download and start listening now!