|Getting to the top is never easy, but it is especially hard when you lack the hallmarks of prestige that can wow potential employers. So how did the 8% of our CEO sample make it to the top without a college degree? The CEOs who overcame the odds made themselves look like a safe bet by excelling in three ways.
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How CEOs Without College Degrees Got to the Top by Elena Lytkina Botelho, Kim Rosenkoetter Powell and Vamsi Tetali was recently published on HBR.org.