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The Resource Winners dream : a journey from corner store to corner office, Bill McDermott with Joanne Gordon

Winners dream : a journey from corner store to corner office, Bill McDermott with Joanne Gordon

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Winners dream : a journey from corner store to corner office
Title
Winners dream
Title remainder
a journey from corner store to corner office
Statement of responsibility
Bill McDermott with Joanne Gordon
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"A leadership and career manifesto told through the narrative of one of today's most inspiring, admired, and successful global leaders. In Winners Dream, Bill McDermott--the co-CEO of the world's largest business software company, SAP--chronicles how relentless optimism, hard work, and disciplined execution embolden people and equip organizations to achieve audacious goals. Growing up in working-class Long Island, a sixteen-year-old Bill traded three hourly wage jobs to buy a small deli, which he ran by instinctively applying ideas that would be the seeds for his future success. After paying for and graduating college, Bill talked his way into a job selling copiers door-to-door for Xerox, where he went on to rank number one in every sales position he held and eventually became the company's youngest-ever corporate officer. Eventually, Bill left Xerox and in 2002 became the unlikely president of SAP's flailing American business unit. There, he injected enthusiasm and accountability into the demoralized culture by scaling his deli, sales, and management strategies. In 2010, Bill was named co-CEO, and in May 2014 he will become SAP's sole, and first non-European, CEO. Colorful and fast-paced, Bill's anecdotes contain effective takeaways: gutsy career moves; empathetic sales strategies; incentives that yield exceptional team performance; and proof of the competitive advantages of optimism and hard work. At the heart of Bill's story is a blueprint for success and the knowledge that the real dream is the journey, not a preconceived destination"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Winners dream : a journey from corner store to corner office, Bill McDermott with Joanne Gordon
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 103
  • Part 4
  • Thunderbolts
  • 167
  • Part 5
  • Foundations of Discipline
  • 195
  • Part 6
  • Be Bold
  • 247
  • Part 1
  • Hungry
  • 1
  • Part 2
  • Empathy
  • 53
  • Part 3
  • Inspire
Control code
sky2ocm60035422
Extent
320 pages ;
Isbn
9781476761084
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014016609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Winners dream : a journey from corner store to corner office, Bill McDermott with Joanne Gordon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 103
  • Part 4
  • Thunderbolts
  • 167
  • Part 5
  • Foundations of Discipline
  • 195
  • Part 6
  • Be Bold
  • 247
  • Part 1
  • Hungry
  • 1
  • Part 2
  • Empathy
  • 53
  • Part 3
  • Inspire
Control code
sky2ocm60035422
Extent
320 pages ;
Isbn
9781476761084
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014016609
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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