at the top of the ladder

at the top of the ladder

In the highest or most important position in a group or organization. With her new promotion, Jill is now at the top of the ladder as CEO.
See also: ladder, of, top
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With only four matches of the home and away season remaining, the Cats remain a game clear at the top of the ladder and another victory will secure a top two finish as well as the best possible finals draw in September.
class="MsoNormalCurrently, the employer groups teachers in regional categories, with Nairobi at the top of the ladder. The other categories are Mombasa, Kisumu, Malindi and Naivasha.
At the end of the day, it's two more league points for us and we're sitting nicely at the top of the ladder. Plenty of games left though.
'We shouldn't take it easy on our opponents because our next games are against teams at the top of the ladder,' said Amer who finished with 19 points, nine in the fourth and overtime periods.
According to another user, the king is at the top of the ladder while the queen comes next.
"Your expenses are so high and the returns are so low - unless you're at the top of the ladder.
Ghufran Ashraf - Anisur Rehman put up their best foot forward and finished at the top of the ladder with a score of 65.08% followed by Ziaullah Baig - Hamed Mohiuddin 59.14 and mother son pair of Zia Hai and Rubina Saeed Hai finished third 56.14 percent.
While Lee was at the top of the ladder, it slipped and he fell to the floor.
At the Top of the Ladder is his third published book.
While there was no "fall protection barrier" at the top of the ladder, Gentry believed that having a chain at the top of the ladder creates a hazard by forcing the miner to unhook the chain while on the ladder, exposing the miner to the risk of losing his grip and falling.
"They are a really good team and they deserve their position at the top of the ladder.
If those at the top of the ladder or indeed the middle don't know what discipline and respect is, how can we possible expect it to get a grip at the bottom?
Graeme Smith's side can even leapfrog Ricky Ponting's side at the top of the ladder by a fraction of a point if it wins the remaining two Tests to sweep the series 3-0.
Across five active regional blocs, medians of fewer than 1 in 10 respondents in each bloc place their past and present lives on steps 8 through 10 of the ladder, but at least a median of one-quarter of respondents expect to stand at the top of the ladder five years from now.
At the top of the ladder is the Titanium X which tops out at pounds 24,210 for the 2.5 220bhp estate.