Soundview Executive Book Summaries to Host Interactive Webinar with David Heenan

Philadelphia, Pa. ― Soundview Executive Book Summaries will host an interactive webinar on November 14th with best-selling author David Heenan, to discuss the concepts in his latest book, Leaving On the Top.
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Nov. 7, 2012 - PRLog -- In this Soundview Live webinar, The Keys to a Graceful Exit for Leaders, David Neenan examines the traits of well-known leaders in business, including Warren Buffett, Howard Schultz, and Charles Schwab. He will delve into the key characteristics of leaders who are graceful exiters by scrutinizing dozens of traumatic, life-altering sayonaras – and how men and women of every stripe confront them. Learn more at

David Heenan is a trustee of the Estate of James Campbell, one of the nation’s largest landowners, and a visiting professor at Georgetown University. Formerly, he served as chairman and CEO of Theo. H. Davies & Co., Ltd., the North American holding company for the Hong Kong-based Jardine Matheson. Earlier, he was the vice president for academic affairs at the University of Hawaii and, before that, dean of its business school. In addition, he has worked internationally for Chevron, Citigroup and Jardine Matheson.

An active writer, Heenan’s articles have appeared in such diverse publications as the Harvard Business Review (seven times), the Sloan Management Review, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor. He is the author or co-author of seven other books, including Bright Triumphs from Dark Hours, Flight Capital, Co-Leaders and Double Lives.

Heenan holds the A.B. degree from the College of William and Mary, the M.B.A. from Columbia University and the Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served on the faculties of the Wharton School, Columbia Business School and the University of Hawai‘i. He also serves or has served on the boards of eight publicly traded companies.

Attendees will learn how to:

·        Check your ego at the door - CEOs should think of themselves as temporary stewards, not lifelong rulers of the kingdom.

·         Stage your exit - The transition to what’s next may take a while.

·         Develop elastic interests - These eclectic types believe that lifestyles can – and should – be elastic.

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Founded in 1978, Soundview pioneered the concept of distilling the key points and ideas of full-length business books into easy-to-read 8-page text and 20-minute audio summaries, helping readers maximize their time and business intelligence. They have continued to enhance the summary content with author interviews, interactive author webinars, and video interviews with executives. Soundview’s 100,000+ subscribers worldwide include CEOs, government leaders, entrepreneurs, business consultants, academics, and students. Soundview is a part of the Philadelphia, Pa.-based Concentrated Knowledge Corporation. Visit for more information about Soundview Executive Book Summaries.
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