The “C Suite” is often associated with top-level management in Corporate America. However, with thousands of emerging technology-based and high growth businesses being created across the country every day, “C-Level Managers” (Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Technology Officers, etc.) are now more in demand than ever. It is also important to note the significant differences in preparing for the C-Suite of Corporate America (which can take an entire professional career) versus the C-Level of an emerging company which many talented professionals may qualify for today. With thousands of tomorrow’s big companies being created every day, now is the time to “get in on the ground floor” in joining the management team of an emerging business. Some of the key characteristics of successful C-Level Managers in emerging companies include:
In addition to the above, the following additional skill sets are important considerations for C-Level Managers:
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