Leading with Edge
As leaders, we have a lot on our minds—from keeping our customers happy and managing legal and compliance issues to keeping our eyes on the bottom line. How to truly get the best out of people is not something we are typically taught in business school.
It’s time that we, as leaders, give the skill of leadership the same focus we would any other aspect of the job and teach others in our organization, the leaders coming up behind us, how to do the same.
To lead with edge is to accept leadership as a practice—as a vocation in which one is dedicated to lifelong learning, diligence and patience. In Leading With Edge, Jose R. Costa invites you to acknowledge the tenacity and courage it takes to be a good leader. With insightful examples from his own career, Costa offers guiding principles to help budding and experienced leaders alike to prioritize impactful work.
About Jose Rene Costa
Jose R. Costa has over 20 years of experience both on the client and agency side, working for companies like Young & Rubicam, Bank of America, PepsiCo and YUM Brands. He also has extensive experience in restructuring portfolio companies for private equity firms like 3G Capital, Harvest Partners, Roark Capital and HAL Investments.
In 2017, Costa was a Gold Winner in the Executive of the Year category of the CEO World Awards. In 2016, he earned the Executive of the Year Gold Award in the Golden Bridge Awards®, an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry. He also won the Executive of the Year Bronze Stevie Award in the automotive and transport equipment industry in 2016. The Stevie Awards recognize outstanding performance in the workplace.
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