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From CIA to CEO

From CIA to CEO: Unconventional Life Lessons for Thinking Bigger, Leading Better, and Being Bolder hit bookstores around the world in May 2022 and has already been called “an essential manual” and “one of the best business books” by Bazaar Magazine. Order your copy at Amazon, Waterstones, Bookshop.org, or your favorite local bookstore!

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Tools and tips from the top-secret world of the CIA

CIA Officer-turned-CEO and entrepreneur Rupal Patel draws on the unique skills she developed as a woman in the high-stakes, the alpha-male world of the CIA, and combines those clandestine insights with her experiences as a CEO and business advisor to pull together a smart-thinking and personal development/business book like no other. Each chapter brings tools and tips from the top-secret world of the CIA into everyday living and leading, and provides powerful new tools for unleashing personal excellence without conforming to stale stereotypes or dated “best practices”.

Full of motivating stories and truly unique exercises

From CIA to CEO shows readers how to leverage the CIA mindset to remake the rules of success and become unstoppable.


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