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The Edge By Michael Useem

The Edge by Michael Useem

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If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space. -Jim Whittaker, first American to climb Mt. Everest

The Edge Summary

The Edge: How Ten CEOs Learned to Lead--And the Lessons for Us All by Michael Useem

A leader's job-in a radically changing world-is standing on the cliff edge, getting a grip on unfamiliar landscapes, and acquiring the skills for leading the enterprise into new territory. In a world facing the unprecedented challenges of global pandemic and economic distruption, every leader needs to find the edge for leaping across the breach and breaking new ground on the other side.

Michael Useem provides rare insight into how ten leaders confronted hard realities. He looked close-in at the lide and work of people such as Bill McNabb of Vanguard, Jeffrey Lurie of the Philadelphia Eagles, Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, and Tricia Griffith of Progressive Insurance. His you are there profiles chronicle fateful decisions such as:Meeting the concerns of a next-generation workforce that considers inclusiveness an integral part of businessDeveloping a strategy for growth in a market that is crateringEscaping the confines of an insane, always-on, 24/7 world to learn about the real, granular changes happening in the marketplace
Useem's profiles of leaders on the edge provide the inspiration and the guidance we all need for adapting and thriving in an era of massive disruption and continuous transformation.

About Michael Useem

Michael Useem is William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management, faculty director of the Leadership Center and the McNulty Leadership Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is co-anchor for a weekly program Leadership in Action on SiriusXM Radio Channel 132 and co-director of the annual CEO Academy. He lives in Pennsylvania.

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NPB9781541774117
9781541774117
1541774116
The Edge: How Ten CEOs Learned to Lead--And the Lessons for Us All by Michael Useem
New
Hardback
PublicAffairs,U.S.
20210805
288
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