Burnison, Gary

No Fear of Failure: Real Stories of how leaders deal with risk and change

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Candid conversations with top leaders around the world on how they approached pitvotal moments in their careers

No Fear of Failure?offers insightful, candid conversations with some of the world's top leaders in business, politics, education, and philanthropy?each giving a first-person account of how they approached crucial, career defining moments. Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive recruiting firm, sits down one-on-one with a highly select and elite corps, and together they openly discuss how they handled (often very publicly) war, economic downturn, corporate turnover, and even retirement. Together these world-class leaders show the risks one must be willing to take, as well as the vision, resilience, and compassion necessary to lead.

  • Includes original interviews with Michael Bloomberg, Carlos Slim, Eli Broad, Indra Nooyi, Drew Gilpin Faust, Anne Mulcahy, Vincente Fox, Lt. General Franklin L. "Buster" Hagenbeck, Coach John McKissick, Liu Chuanzhi, Daniel Vasella, and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo
  • Explores the common traits great leaders exhibit: vision, compassion, resilience, competitiveness, purpose, humility, team-building skills, entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance, self-awareness, empowerment, and being a catalyst

Taking readers into executive suites, government offices, battlefields, and football fields, No Fear of Failure shows how great leaders make lasting impact.?

Keywords: conversations about leadership, motivation and leadership, leadership and risk, leadership and change, leadership ability, winning, achieving goals, Carlos Slim and leadership, owner of Telé, fonos de Mé, xico, Telcel and Amé, rica Mó, vil, 2010's world's richest person, Eli Broad and leadership, philanthrophist, Indra Nooyi and leadership, CEO of Pepsico, Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York, Drew Gilpin Faust and Harvard endowment, first female president of Harvard, Anne Mulcahy, Xerox, Vincente Fox, Lt. General Franklin L. “, Buster”, Hagenbeck, Coach John McKissick, Liu Chuanzhi, Lenovo, Daniel Vasella, Novartis, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Nokia, Gary Burnison, Korn/Ferry, executive recruiting, executive search, talent management, how to deal with risk and change in business, risk in business, change in business

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