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Calling all CEOs: Let’s talk about how to do your job

Dick Cross. Submitted photo

Dick Cross, a nationally known writer and expert in running CEO turnarounds, will be blogging for the Business Journal each week about the “Job at the Top.”

Recently, the Central Penn Business Journal staff decided to take a risk. Because of that risk, I’ll be in front of you every week with about 350 words.
I won’t be here with news, but with how to make news. I want you to do a great job at the top of your organization. The single greatest determinant of business success is the job at the top — nothing else even comes close!
How will you make news with me? I have been there, and I learned how to do that job the hard way:
• As CEO of eight “against the odds” turnarounds.
• As an adviser to more than 100 CEOs in refining their roles.
• As the founder of the Mid-Tier Presidents Course at Harvard.
• As the author of “Just Run It!” an Amazon best-selling new release in April.
But most simply, because I care about how you do your job, and I want you to do it well. I know these ideas work, and I know they make a difference for everyone who embraces them
Every week, I’ll give you no-holds-barred advice about what has worked for me, with ideas I hope you will find creeping into how you do your own job.
Along the way, let me know what you think. I’m a learner, too.