E81 - 4 factors for success as an executive, a riveting chat with Ron Carucci, co-author of Rising to Power

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More than 50% of executives fail within their first 18 months of their new role. After 10 years plus of research, Ron Carucci, HBR and Forbes contributor and global leadership consultant, reveals what are the skills you need to avoid these failures. A riveting interview where we look at critical aspects of leadership to ensure success long-term at the highest levels of leadership. A must listen for all new, and established, executives.

  • Forfeiting power, not abusing it, is one of the biggest downfalls of executives
  • Know what kind of decision-maker you are and declare the decision-making process ahead of any meeting
  • How to recover from a major career disaster


About Ron Carucci

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Ron Carucci, the best-selling author of 8 books, and popular contributor at Harvard Business Review and Forbes. Ron led a ten year longitudinal study on executive transition to find out why more than 50% of leaders fail within their first 18 months of appointment, and uncovering the four differentiating capabilities that set successful leaders apart. Those findings are highlighted in his ground breaking Amazon #1 book Rising To Power, co-authored with Eric Hansen.

Ron is a 2-time TEDx speaker, and you can listen to his recent TEDx talk on power here.

Ron Carucci is co-founder and managing partner at Navalent, working with CEOs and executives pursuing transformational change for their organisations, leaders, and industries. He has a thirty year track record helping some of the world’s most influential executives tackle challenges of strategy, organisation and leadership. From start-ups to Fortune 10’s, turn-arounds to new markets and strategies, overhauling leadership and culture to re-designing for growth, he has worked in more than 25 countries on 4 continents. In addition to being a regular contributor to HBR and Forbes, and has been featured in Fortune, CEO Magazine, BusinessInsider, MSNBC, Inc, Business Week, Smart Business, and thought leaders.

You can download a free copy of his e-book on transformation here.