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Who better to learn than people who have worked their way up through the business and reached and stayed at the very top?The work of a CEO is wide-ranging and complex.  They have to be great decision makers and leaders, yet also need to delegate to and trust their leadership team to get things done.  At crunch times (and these happen often for CEOs), they need to lead from the front, at other times they can be servant-leaders, developing others to lead and so their stories, their wisdom and their hard fought experiences are always worth listening to.

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

by Phil Knight
"The best memoir I recall ever reading. As a business biography, it ranks with such recent works as Neal Gabler's Disney and Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs. But as a personal memoir Shoe Dog reaches a depth of emotional honesty that even the best biographies haven't touched."--Rich Karlgaard, Forbes
Winning

Winning

by Jack Welch
"When you talk with Jack about management, his energy and passion fill the room."--Warren E. Buffett, chairman, Berkshire Hathaway
Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company

Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company

by Andrew S Grove
"This book is about one super-important concept. You must learn about Strategic Inflection Points, because sooner or later you are going to live through one."--Steve Jobs, CEO, Pixar Animation Studios