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The 11 Secrets of Highly Influential IT Leaders
By Marc J. Schiller
CEO & Founder, Rain Partners
Success as an IT professional and leader is ultimately determined by one thing: how your performance is viewed and measured by your stakeholders.
For today’s IT leader, nothing is more important than establishing a deeply engaged and influential relationship with your stakeholders.
The challenge: how to do it.
Based on years of research and on-the-ground work with the world’s leading IT organizations, Marc presents a comprehensive system and practical roadmap for building the influence and relationships you need to drive your success.
Praise for The 11 Secrets
“The 11 Secrets are especially valuable for wrestling with the problem of how to effectively market IT to your stakeholder community.”
Enterprise Chief Technology Officer, Nationwide Insurance
“The unique value of this book, and the system Marc presents, is the tangible road map it provides for aspiring professionals and managers to follow in order to succeed in this demanding field.”
Managing Director Global Technology, JPMorgan Chase
“The 11 Secrets gets to the heart of what matters most for success in IT. The 11 Secrets can get you to success faster.”
Jonathan Reichental, PhD
CIO, City of Palo Alto
The 11 Secrets are the keys to:
Effectively demonstrate the value of IT
Secure the budgets you need to do things right
Advance your IT career
Gain respect—both inside and outside of your company
Grow your team and infuse them with a sense of pride in their work
Advance your career as an IT leader
Earn a seat at the executive table
“If you are an IT project manager or team leader that wants to advance and to avoid the stumbling blocks that trip up so many in this field, then read The 11 Secrets. Your journey to success will be faster and less stressful.”
Former CIO, Valspar (Computerworld 100 Premier IT Leader)
“What makes this book stand out as a particularly valuable resource for IT managers and leaders are the many real-life, no punches pulled examples that fill the pages.”
Senior IT Executive – Chief Technologist, Atos
“The 11 Secrets of Highly Influential IT Leaders is a must read for anyone who aspires to be a respected, trusted, and listened-to leader in IT.”
Global Smart Commerce Leader