21 Mar '12, 5am

5 common myths successful CEOs like to tell you

5 common myths successful CEOs like to tell you

5 common myths successful CEOs like to tell you March 21, 2012 by Terence LEE Whether it’s in an interview in the trade magazines, in the college newspaper or on TV, CEOs of successful businesses like to paint a picture that belies the truth. In some cases, it’s a romantic veneer over how hard they work, or how calculated they go about their management and this exists in part because the public wants an easily-digestible story of how to achieve results, or that it generally makes for a good uplifting reading. Nobody likes to read a story of a struggle that includes constant repetition, problem-solving, manufacturing defects and late deliveries — it’s just “boring”. Read: Can’t sell newspapers or fill a business school auditorium. The reality of it is much harsher yet simpler. Read on for five common myths you’ll come across in interviews from successful CEOs (which you hav...

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