These are the facts about how to be great in the Job at the Top. But they’re not what most people think.
Running a business, and doing it extraordinarily well, isn’t a full-time job.
Instead, running a business is an explicit skill that takes dedicated, assiduous thought, and conditioning, and this skill is different from the ones needed for every other job in the company.
It’s easy to learn and fun to do, but it’s not taught anywhere except in this book.
Therefore, many CEOs spend most of their time doing things that have little to do with their highest responsibility, which is running their companies.
And so they ...