• How to Think Like a CEO

  • The 22 Vital Traits You Need to Be the Person at the Top
  • By: D.A. Benton
  • Narrated by: D.A. Benton
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 16-12-99
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio

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If you want to be a CEO - or a high achiever in the business world - you need to know the secrets that put business leaders in positions of power. Management consultant D.A. Benton, best selling author of Lions Don't Need to Roar, discusses the 22 traits shared by all effective CEOs. You'll also hear observations from top business leaders themselves. This fresh analysis of the actions, outlooks, attitudes, and philosophies of the business leader of the '90s will help you understand what it takes to get to the top.
©1996 D.A. Benton, All Rights Reserved, Abridgment Approved by the Author (P)1996 Time Warner AudioBooks (Packaging Rights Only), A Division of Time Warner Trade Publishing; 16 9

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  • Thomas
  • 10-09-03

How to Think Like a CEO

, star, star, star, star, star. Well, the five stars provided just weren't enough. ~ grin ~

In a word: Brilliant. I've often wished for an opportunity to sit down and "discuss" with my favorite successful CEOs, to find out what really makes them tick. If you've ever thought so too, so that you could learn and benefit from the experience, habits and traits of the top chiefs, you're in for a rare treat. This book is a unique glimpse and valuable read.

Debra Benton shares her insights as she presents priceless business and life lessons learned from these talented people, with captivating interest, great clarity and good humor.

"How to Think Like a CEO" is one you will reference and enjoy, time and again. You'll gain the advantage, AND you'll improve your iPod. (Optimize your Otis, etc. :)

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  • Joel
  • 30-08-16

Nice read and easy to understand

Must read for all those who aspire to be CEO .The issue is walking the talk

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  • Patrick
  • 03-05-16


Good, basic information. I appreciated the book and look forward to applying sold of what I learned.

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  • Ogbo
  • 01-10-12

Great Work!

Where does How to Think Like a CEO rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I would rank this book as among the best audiobooks ever.

What did you like best about this story?

I love the author's casual reading style and happy voice.

Have you listened to any of D.A. Benton’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is the first.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This book made me sit down and ponder mixed with a healthy dose of head nodding in total agreement..

Any additional comments?

A must have for any aspiring business executive.

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  • Saeed
  • 12-06-12

good one

many books i found titled "how to think like a CEO". this is one of the beast.

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  • Thomas
  • 17-01-07

Executive Charisma is better

Executive Charisma is a better effort by the author and I recommend it highly. I bought this title as I liked Executive Charisma so much - I was mostly disappointed with this work but there is some good stuff here - another contrast between the two works is that Executive Charisma was professionally narrated and this was not. Big difference, the pros are much easier on the ears.

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  • Mr. M Metwally
  • 22-10-04

Could be better

The book had some good advice, but needed more in-depth analysis of what makes one CEO succeed versus another.