Lessons Learned from My Journey from Shipping Clerk to CEO
Ted Clark, a businessman, entrepreneur, and investor with more than 40 years’ experience as a senior executive in both public and private equity owned specialty chemical companies joins Enterprise Radio. His book is “Shipping Clerk to CEO: The Power of Curiosity, Will, and Self-Directed Learning”.
This episode of Enterprise Radio is on association with the Author Channel.
- Why should vision, strategy and tactics be used at any level to drive success?
- How do people determine what drives them?
- How important are mentors and mentoring in a successful life?
- Why is trust important to success and how it is given and earned?
- How important are relationships and networks in long term success?
- Why does servant leadership create value over other leadership styles?
- Why is selling important both internally and externally in a high-performance organization?
- Why is it important to find out what you’re learning style is?
Theodore (Ted) Clark is a businessman, entrepreneur, and investor with more than 40 years’ experience as a senior executive in both public and private equity owned specialty chemical companies. He now consults with business managers on acquisitions and growth strategies using private equity capital. His book, Shipping Clerk to CEO: The Power of Curiosity, Will, and Self-Directed Learning (Dudley Court Press, March 8, 2022), chronicles his journey from an inexperienced high school graduate starting as an entry-level shipping clerk to his rise at 42 years old to CEO, what he and his team achieved in the five years he led PRC, and the lessons he learned along the way.
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