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Success built to last : creating a life that matters by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson

By: Porras, Jerry.
Contributor(s): Emery, Stewart | Thompson, Mark.
Publisher: New York, USA Plume 2007Description: xxiii, 278 p. 20 cm.ISBN: 9780452288706.Subject(s): LEADERSHIP | CAREERS | Leadership
Contents:
Introduction - From Built to Last to Success Built to Last ; From great to lasting - redefining success ; MEANING - HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE STAY SUCCESSFUL: Love it or lose - passions and the quest for meaning ; Portfolio of passions - it's not about balance ; Why successful people stay successful - integrity to meaning ; THOUGHTSTYLES - EXTREME MAKEOVERS START IN YOUR HEAD: The silent scream - why it's so damn hard to do what matters ; The cause has charisma - you don't have to be charismatic to be successful ; The tripping point - always make new mistakes ; Wounds to wisdom - trusting your weaknesses and using your core incompetencies ; ACTION STYLES - TURNING PASSION INTO ACTION: Earning your luck - preparing for serendipity by using big hairy audacious goals ; Naked conversations - harvesting contention ; Creating alignment - the environment always wins ; The pleasure of finding things out - a look at the research behind Success Built To Last.
Summary: Featuring more than two hundred people from around the world including Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou and Bill Gates, this book investigates success and how it is attained. Each contributor shares how they overcame difficulties and how, by following their passions, they could apply themselves to their work. Presents principles readers can use to transform their lives and careers.
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Introduction - From Built to Last to Success Built to Last ; From great to lasting - redefining success ; MEANING - HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE STAY SUCCESSFUL: Love it or lose - passions and the quest for meaning ; Portfolio of passions - it's not about balance ; Why successful people stay successful - integrity to meaning ; THOUGHTSTYLES - EXTREME MAKEOVERS START IN YOUR HEAD: The silent scream - why it's so damn hard to do what matters ; The cause has charisma - you don't have to be charismatic to be successful ; The tripping point - always make new mistakes ; Wounds to wisdom - trusting your weaknesses and using your core incompetencies ; ACTION STYLES - TURNING PASSION INTO ACTION: Earning your luck - preparing for serendipity by using big hairy audacious goals ; Naked conversations - harvesting contention ; Creating alignment - the environment always wins ; The pleasure of finding things out - a look at the research behind Success Built To Last.

Featuring more than two hundred people from around the world including Warren Buffett, Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou and Bill Gates, this book investigates success and how it is attained. Each contributor shares how they overcame difficulties and how, by following their passions, they could apply themselves to their work. Presents principles readers can use to transform their lives and careers.

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