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About Dick Cross

Dick Cross is a serial CEO; a professional keynote speaker; a best-selling author; founder of The Cross Partnership Ltd., a 23-year consultancy centered on driving performance of mid-tier businesses; and a founding member of Alston Capital Partners, a New York City-based middle-market private equity firm.

As CEO, Dick has led eight "hands-on" turnarounds. He has been an influential adviser to ownerships, boards of directors, CEOs and senior managements of more than 100 businesses.

His book, "Just Run It! Running an Exceptional Business is Easier than You Think," debuted in April 2012 as an Amazon best-selling new release. His views on "the job at the top" and how to do it well have appeared recently in Forbes, Inc., Chief Executive Magazine, CEO Read, The Chicago Tribune, Personal Excellence Magazine, AMEX Open Forum and others. He is a featured guest on widely followed business podcasts and radio.

Follow Dick on Twitter, @DickCross3, or email him here.

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