“No Magic Bullets” by Rob Waite outlines what it takes to succeed in business; as a corporate executive, private equity backed executive or entrepreneur.


Real Success is not easy to achieve. It is rarely, if ever, achieved overnight.

Durably successful Executives and Entrepreneurs, from across the spectrum of business types, have 7 Capabilities in common, which they have honed their proficiency of, year in and year out.

“No Magic Bullets” is a guide book for anyone who wants to know what it takes to succeed in business; as a corporate executive, private equity-backed executive or entrepreneur. This book guides the reader through custom crafting their own professional development plan to accelerate their business and career success.  


About Rob Waite

Rob Waite is a managing director with the firm Allen.Associates, and retained senior executive search leadership advisory firm. He has been an international senior executive at Fortune 500 companies, CEO of a large privately held company, and CEO of a successful private equity-backed entity that was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America's fastest growing privately held companies. He has served on numerous corporate boards and have lived and working in Europe, Latin America, and Canada.

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The 7 Capabilities


Capability 1

Understand the
Purpose of a Business

Capability 2

Create a Strategic
Value Proposition

Capability 3

Get the Right Things

Capability 4

Exert Leadership and

Capability 5

Possess Mental

Capability 6

Engage in Proactive
Career Management


Pivot from "Me" to "We"



There are not many people who know what it actually takes to succeed at the highest levels of business, and even fewer of those write books explaining what they know. Rob has done both, and we’re lucky to have access to his knowledge.
— Tucker Max, Three-Time #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author


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