The Corner Office

Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed

by Adam Bryant

Number of pages: 272

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

BBB Library: Leadership, Corporate Success

ISBN: 9781250001740

About the Author

Bryant is the deputy editor of the New York Times and writes the popular “Corner Office” feature in the paper’s Sunday Business section. He won the Pulitzer Prize for reporting.


Editorial Review

Kevin, The CEO of a fast growing Technology company waited in The Corner Office, admiring the magnificent views and contemplating what lay ahead. His Chief Technology Officer had alerted him to a seemingly unsolvable problem that plagued their most profitable software application and was on his way over to discuss the situation. If not resolved soon enough, this issue could dampen company’s bright future and affect the livelihood of thousands of its employees. As always, Kevin assembled his best people and left no stone un-turned to figure out a solution. This time around though, something was different. Despite their efforts, things went from bad to worse. What were they up against? Could they pull through? Was Kevin the man for the job this time around and who was really in charge? 

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"Still, there is fascination in hearing CEOs talk about their jobs—a fascination that Adam Bryant captures neatly in The Corner Office." The Wall Street Journal

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