Do you want to become THE top executive? Have a look at the Advice for Aspiring CEOs article, in the CIO.com web site.

Martha Heller writes what’s needed for a CIO to become a CEO. It’s not that IT specific, surely can be applied to every top manager of a ‘technical’ area.

Here is the list you have to work on: read the full article to really understand what’s behind!

Learn to balance internal and external demands

Change up your management style

Run IT like a business

Develop your “minors

Scale your conception of systems relationships

Plan a transitional move into general management

Expand your approach to time

Report to the CEO

Be sure you want the job

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