Winning Now, Winning Later: How Companies Can Succeed in the Short Term While Investing for the Long Term
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About the Author
As Chairman and CEO of the industrial giant Honeywell over 16 years, David Cote grew the company's market capitalization from around $20 billion to nearly $120 billion, delivering returns of 800 percent and beating the S&P by nearly two and a half times. Currently, David is Executive Chairman of Vertiv Holdings Co., a global data center products and services provider. Since joining as Chairman, the Vertiv stock has risen 250 percent since its launch in February 2020. He was elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in March 2014 and continued through March 2018, as a Class B director to represent the interests of the public. He is a member of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group and former board member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Conference of Montreal. David holds a number of awards, including the Horatio Alger Award, CEO of the Year from Chief Executive Magazine for 2013, and Barron's Top 30 CEO's globally for five consecutive years.
'I talk to more CEOs than anyone on Earth, and my advice to them is 'get this book, ' because I am sick and tired of the griping and the grousing about how they aren't given enough time to work their magic. David Cote is living proof that you can perform both short and long term, and he's laid it all out for you to do it. Anyone running any business needs to satisfy more than themselves. Cote tells you how to do the job to everyone's satisfaction. Believe me, his task was a lot more difficult than yours will ever be unless your name is Hercules and you work at Augean Stables, Inc! '--Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's Mad Money, New York Times bestselling author
'As a CEO who managed for the long term with a keen eye to the short term, I found that I had to create my own playbook as I went along. How I wish David Cote's excellent book had been available to me then. Life would have been so much easier! Thanks, David. Many leaders will benefit from this 'how to.''--Indra K. Nooyi, Former Chairman, PepsiCo, Inc.
'David Cote delivers a masterclass in how to run a global Fortune 100 business for long-term success. Every business leader from every industry can learn from the hard-earned wisdom offered in this book.'--Marc Benioff, Co-chief Executive Officer and Founder, Salesforce, New York Times bestselling author
'David Cote is the most successful leader of a major industrial manufacturing company of his era. Of course, there have been some extraordinary high-tech successes with CEOs who are deservedly rock stars. But in the manufacturing area, David Cote stands alone.' --Henry M. Paulson Jr., Former US Secretary of the Treasury, New York Timesbestselling author