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The Anatomy of a Great Executive
The Anatomy of a Great Executive

The Anatomy of a Great Executive

by John Wareham

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Language

English

Publisher

HarperCollins

ISBN

0887305059 - Year: 1992 - Pages: 260

Binding

Paperback

John Wareham
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Author: John Wareham
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 260
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0887305059

Description

The Anatomy of a Great Executive directly addresses you, the reader who would like to be a truly great executive. John Wareham shows you how to evaluate yourself, discover and revise your psychic contract and invest your life and your work not just with effectiveness, but with the kind of meaning from which true greatness always springs.

This astonishing new book isolates all the components of the great executive, and offers an acute, all-encompassing intellectual model for separating those who seem great from those who are great.

Why you can't immediately spot Great Executives
The blind spots that lead to mishires and mispromotions
The 6 fallacies that account for 89 % of personnel misjudgments and mistakes
The right way to go about sizing up an executive
The intellectual framework you need to have in place before you can begin to trust your judgment of executives
The 10 elements that comprise the executive psyche
The Golden rule of executive evaluation
The syndrome of the romantic rush to judgment
What the experts do that you don't
Discovering the overall pattern in the jigsaw puzzzle
6 final hints to ensure you get it right
The two most important goals to strive for
The best-and fastest-way to develop outstanding people skills
How to expand your overall intelligence and improve your judgment
How to make important decisions
How to improve your creativity.
The adjustment problem you'll want to suffer from
How to improve your performance under pressure
How to become a truly great executive yourself

Contents

PART ONE: THE ANATOMY OF A GREAT EXECUTIVE

Why You Can't Spot Good Executives Right Now
The Things You Know That Ain't So
The Ten Elements That Comprise the Anatomy of Great Executives
The Persona, or Mask
Energy
Values and the Psychic Contract
Conscious Goals and Hidden Agendas
Intelligence
Work Habits
People Skills
Adjustment
Overall Personality Style
Stage in Life-and General Direction
Sizing Up Great-and Not So Great-Executives
Interpreting the Information Gathered

PART TWO: HOW TO BE A GREAT EXECUTIVE
The Five Steps to Truly Remarkable Success
Overall Goals
Work Habits
People Skills
Overall Intelligence
Emotional Adjustment

APPENDIX
Key Indices of Motivations, Maturity, Work Habits, and People Skills

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