Meet Jim Barton. He’s a newly minted CEO,
rising leader of a firm in transition, and manager of massive complexity, thanks
to our incredibly networked and increasingly unpredictable world of business.
What if you were in his shoes?
Harder Than I Thought is a fictional narrative that puts the increasingly complex job of
Chief Executive in a very real context. It serves as a practical guide by
allowing you to walk alongside Jim as he takes on his new role and all its
attendant challenges. Jim’s story, developed in collaboration with seasoned,
real-life CEOs, includes crucial lessons for anyone hoping to master the
new-world skills required of successful business leaders today.
As the narrative unfolds, Jim grapples with an
array of business crises, some he inherited and some of his own making. As
events push this new leader to the edge of his abilities, he seeks counsel from
a panel of advisers, resulting in a wealth of teaching moments bound to keep
Experts agree that many twentieth-century
leadership practices won’t work in the turbulent twenty-first century. This
engaging book gives you the insights you’ll need to navigate in a fast-changing
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