Cover of: From the Sandbox to the Corner Office | Eve Tahmincioglu

From the Sandbox to the Corner Office

Lessons Learned on the Journey to the Top

Published by Wiley .
Written in English.

About the Book

Real-world executives reveal how their early experiences have helped them become the best in business, and beyond How were they raised? What mistakes did they make along the way? What were the adversities they faced? These are just a sampling of key questions top leaders answer in From the Sandbox to the Corner Office. Many of them were spanked as children, including Time Warner's CEO whose parents used a switch from a tree. Others faced major obstacles, such as Ameritrade's CEO who has struggled with stuttering all his life. And many were immigrants who worked their way out of poverty, such as the COO of Cingular who as a young boy came to America from Cuba alone. Based on more than 50 interviews with some of today??'s top corporate executives and leaders from all walks of life, this book offers key lessons for those looking to achieve success in today??'s world of business, nonprofits, and government. With this book as their guide, readers will learn what it takes to make it to the top and discover that a good resume or an MBA from a leading business school doesn???t always help you get there. In this one-of-a-kind book, seasoned executives open up to author Eve Tahmincioglu and reveal both the successes and setbacks faced during their journey. These individuals discuss both the personal and professional experiences???from near-fatal mistakes to the influence of parents???that have shaped the way they lead and offer valuable insights that can benefit employees of all levels, from starting managers to CEOs. Eve Tahmincioglu (Wilmington, DE) is a regular contributor to the New York Times business section and one of the lead writers on "The Boss" column. She has been interviewing executives from a wide range of industries for the bulk of her career.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7621613M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780471788836
ISBN 10
047178883X
ISBN 13
9780471788836
Library Thing
2376099
Goodreads
509521
Borrow Preview

Check your local library


Buy this book

Amazon $2.50 (new)
Better World Books $2.98 (used)

History

Download catalog record: RDF / JSON / OPDS
May 1, 2017 Edited by ImportBot import new book
August 6, 2010 Edited by IdentifierBot added LibraryThing ID
April 24, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Fixed duplicate goodreads IDs.
April 16, 2010 Edited by bgimpertBot Added goodreads ID.
April 29, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Inital record created, from an amazon.com record.