• Former Cisco CEO John Chambers' New Book Rings Alarm Bells on U.S. Economy

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Anyone who listened in to a Cisco earnings call during John Chambers' 20-year tenure at the helm of the networking company will be familiar with the former CEO's reassuring, Southern drawl. Even when describing the economy as "lumpy" during the last financial downturn, back in late 2007, Chambers managed to sound comforting and optimistic. But his latest project, a just-published business book titled Connecting the Dots: Lessons for Leadership in a Startup World , has some sobering words for corporate America and for our government.
    "It's easy to assume that America's current advantages...
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