Reviews

  • "What does it take to succeed at the top? Botelho and Powell offer the answer — and it’s not what you think. Whether you’re running a large organization, or simply have your eye on the corner office, this book should be your guide"

    Daniel Pink, bestselling author of DRIVE
  • "Well-researched, practical and eye-opening... The CEO Next Door is like having 2,600 mentors take you under their wing"

    Shawn Achor, New York Times bestselling author of THE HAPPINESS ADVANTAGE and BIG POTENTIAL
  • "Debunks a host of myths about what it takes to become a CEO ... You won’t ever look at the corner office in the same way again."

    Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, and OPTION B with Sheryl Sandberg
  • "The CEO Next Door is the go-to guide for every aspiring professional ... it weaves together cutting edge leadership research with practical advice and inspiring stories to create a useful and credible roadmap"

    Marshall Goldsmith, #1 Leadership Thinker
  • "The most useful and credible book on career success I’ve seen in years! ... a rare view behind the scenes on how leaders get picked for coveted roles and how they really succeed and fail. . . refreshingly candid and deeply researched"

    Jacqueline Reses, Capital Lead and People Lead, Square, Inc.
  • "I enjoyed every page of this book. A must read for all those who care deeply about leading well."

    Vicki Escarra, former CMO of Delta Air Lines and CEO of Feeding America and Opportunity International
  • "What an invaluable book. With colorful stories and interviews, and solid, in-depth data to back up its points, The CEO Next Door is the next must-read for business leaders of all types!"

    Susan Packard, co-founder HGTV, author and media executive
  • "Invaluable for anyone looking to raise their leadership to a higher level... their book isn’t leaving my desk as I prepare to step into the CEO role"

    Tim Buckley, CEO of The Vanguard Group
  • "The CEO Next Door contributes much needed research and data to a subject long dominated by anecdote and conjecture. Your probability of success will rise substantially when you put these insights into action"

    L. Kevin Cox, Chief Human Resources Officer, American Express Company
  • "A compelling and concise roadmap to help you identify and develop your executive talent"

    Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO AT&T

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