Saturday, October 26, 2013

Do You Have What It Takes to Be CEO?

For all you so-called "CEOs"....

Do you have your eye on a plush corner office? Chances are, you'll need more than ambition alone to land a top spot in the C-Suite.

If you've ever wondered what factors contribute to C-Suite status and success, check out the infographic below. It details a few of the most common characteristics of modern CEOs, including personality traits, education credentials and rates of succession.

SEE ALSO: The Anatomy of the World's Top CEOs

Some interesting findings: Women lag significantly behind men in the C-Suite (amounting to just 4.2% of Fortune 500 CEOs), 80% of CEOs describe themselves as "very optimistic" and 25% of CEOs work for the same company for their entire career.

Do you have what it takes to be CEO? This infographic can help you chart your path.

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