Thursday, September 21, 2006 - In the Lead

Another article that shows it is not the school you go to that matters as much as how hard you are willing to work! - In the Lead:
"The college diplomas of the nation's top executives tell an intriguing story: Getting to the corner office has more to do with leadership talent and a drive for success than it does with having an undergraduate degree from a prestigious university.

Most CEOs of the biggest corporations didn't attend Ivy League or other highly selective colleges. They went to state universities, big and small, or to less-known private colleges."
And later:

"What counts most, CEOs say, is a person's capacity to seize opportunities. As students, they recall immersing themselves in their interests, becoming campus leaders and forging strong relationships with teachers...."
Thanks to Rich for pointing this article out to me!

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