Thriving in the New Economy: Lessons from Today's Top Business Minds

By Lori Ann LaRocco

Live to tell the tale and thrive in modern economy

those are make-or-break occasions for company leaders. In brand new defining second, the "New Economy," CEOs and different leaders in a wide selection of industries needs to face unparalleled conditions.

Thriving within the New Economy provides a distinct look at a few of cutting-edge top fiscal and enterprise minds. a sequence of shut profiles, the e-book deals inspirational own tales, necessary recommendation, and actionable recommendations you should use instantly to skirt monetary peril, grab possibilities, and flourish within the New Economy.

    • Profiles comprise monetary writer Steve Forbes, the forefront staff founder Jack Bogle, Former nationwide fiscal Council Director and previous precise Assistant to the President on monetary coverage Lawrence Lindsey, former FDIC chair Donald Powell, Saks CEO Steve Sadove, Toyota Motor revenues U.S.A. President Jim Lentz, mythical vulture investor Wilbur Ross and more
    • seems at how leaders in economics, banking, vehicles, genuine property, and retail should not simply averting the unraveling economic climate, yet actively evolving and starting to be their businesses
    • Foreword via H. Wayne Huizenga; Afterword by way of Rudy Giuliani

in case you are searching for the way in which ahead via ultra-modern company desolate tract, Thriving within the New Economy permits you to in on how a few leaders use demanding situations not only to outlive yet thrive.

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