CEO Psychology: Who Rises, Who Falls, and Why (Harvard Medical School Guides)

Joseph Kenneth M. Settel


CEO Psychology: Who Rises, Who Falls, and Why (Harvard Medical School Guides)

How do you tap into your skills and talents to lead successfully and take your organization to the next level?

Informing you with the psychological understandings that create great leaders, you will use CEO Psychology to carve a path through the irrational behavior of people in organizations. You will learn to make sense of and harness your own talents and skills and those of the people who work for you.

Become a more capable leader through learning to:

• Know yourself....your personal leadership profile
• Lead through engagement
• Work with change
• Manage emotional needs in the workplace
• Channel aggression constructively
• Manage conflict in the workplace
• Hire, promote and fire more successfully
• Envision your career trajectory

CEO Psychology offers effective guidance that will inform leaders and help them navigate a course to success through the uncertainty and challenges of the business world.


Kenneth M. Settel, MD is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he teaches a course on Organizational Consultation to senior residents in Psychiatry. He is a principal in The Boswell Group, consulting to CEO's, their Organizations and Boards of Directors, to family businesses and to professional service organizations around issues of leadership, organizational development and conflict resolution. Over the past thirty-five years, he has written and given talks to the business community, to the psychiatric and to the psychoanalytic community about organizational function and leadership. He has a clinical and business consultation practice based in Brookline Massachusetts.

Joseph Cardillo is a top-selling author in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit, and psychology. His books, The Five Seasons: Tap Into Nature's Secrets For Health, Happiness, and Harmony (New Page, June, 2013); Your Playlist Can Change Your Life (Sourcebooks, 2012); Can I Have Your Attention? How to Think Fast, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Concentration (Career, 2010); Bow to Life (Perseus, 2006) and Be Like Water (Grand Central, 2003) have inspired people of all ages worldwide.

Creation date: 2014-06-25

45 Pages

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