How to Rise to the Top
So, you want to rise to the top of the company. You want the CEO, COO or CFO title. How can you get there? You might be thinking that you need or require a lot of fancy degrees, have to know the right people within the networking circle, and much more...
Well, the bottom line is actually pretty simple. There is no law that states you need a degree from an ivy league school. However, having some form of a business degree is always beneficial. If you studied economics, finance, management, accounting or even marketing that can only help you up the ladder.
Now believe it or not, there are certain personality traits that make for a great executive officer such as...
1. Being a good communicator for deal making and managing.
2. Being an extrovert that is really eager to go out on the road and tell their company's story.
3. Be willing to present a cohesive vision and strategy to employees.
4. Lastly, be able to garner respect at all times from colleagues, employees, etc.
Lastly, and the most important of all is having the right experience. Having had prior senior level, managerial experience is always a bonus on your resume. Working your way up from Vice President (VP) to President will definitely assist you in securing an execute office chair.
By taking these three points under consideration, it can only help to lead you down the path you desire. When You Change Your Mindset...You Change Your Results...