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Join Robert Austin, former dean of the faculty of business administration at the University of New Brunswick in Canada and current professor of Management of Creativity and Innovation at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, as he talks about his book, Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a Twenty-First Century Leader. In this book, Robert introduces you to Jim Barton, a newly minted CEO, rising leader of a firm in transition, and manager of massive complexity. Harder Than I Thought provides a fictional narrative that puts the increasingly complex job of chief executive in a very real context.

Harder Than I Thought serves as a practical guide by allowing readers to walk alongside Jim as he takes on his new role and all its attendant challenges, and it provides readers with insights they need to navigate in a fast-changing business landscape.

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