Tough Calls from the Corner Office

When former CEO Harlan Steinbaum decided to buy back his retail drug chain with his partners, his life changed dramatically. The personal impact that this one business decision — this “tough call” — had on Steinbaum made him wonder if others had experienced similar kinds of defining moments in their own careers. To find out, he reached out to some of the most successful people in the country to pinpoint the career-defining decisions that were integral to their success.
Tough Calls from the Corner Office offers inspiring stories, lessons, principles, strategies, ideas and solutions drawn from every stage in a successful career, from early key choices to the final leave-taking from the world of work. Given unprecedented access to such visionaries as Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide’s Shelly Lazarus, ESPN’s Bill Rasmussen and Let’s Make a Deal’s Monty Hall, Steinbaum shares their experiences, told in their own words, so that others may learn
from them.

In a time when many people are at professional crossroads, Tough Calls from the Corner Office offers inspiration and the confidence to believe that tough decisions can be the first step to extraordinary success.