Success Built to Last

Success Built to Last by Mark Thompson

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Chosen by BusinessWeek as one of the top 5 books of 2006 in careers. Read the full story at Imagine discovering what successful people have in common, distilling it into a set of simple practices, and using them to transform your life and work. Authored by three legends in leadership and self-help including Built to Last co-author Jerry Porras it challenges conventional wisdom at every step. Success Built to Last draws on face-to-face, unscripted conversations with hundreds of remarkable human beings from around the world. Meet billionaires, CEOs, presidents of nations, Nobel laureates and celebrities the rich, the famous and the unknown. Meet unsung heroes whove achieved lasting impact without obvious power or charisma. Famous or not, most started out ordinary. Discover how successful people "harvest" their strengths and their weaknesses, their victories and their surprising failures. Discover how you can find meaning in your life and work just as they did and summon the courage to follow your passions. Above all, see how theyve sustained success for decades and you can too. Foreword by Senator John McCain Acknowledgements IntroductionFrom Built to Last to Success Built to Last Chapter 1: From Great to LastingRedefining Success Part I: MeaningHow Successful People Stay Successful Chapter 2: Love it or LosePassions and the Quest for Meaning Chapter 3: Portfolio of PassionsIt's Not About Balance Chapter 4: Why Successful People Stay SuccessfulIntegrity to Meaning Part II: ThoughtStylesExtreme Makeovers Start in Your Head Chapter 5: The Silent ScreamWhy It's So Damn Hard to Do What Matters Chapter 6: The Cause Has CharismaYou Don't Have to Be Charismatic to Be Successful Chapter 7: The Tripping PointAlways Make New Mistakes Chapter 8: Wounds to WisdomTrusting Your Weaknesses and Using Your Core Incompetencies Part III: ActionStylesTurning Passion into Action Chapter 9: Earning Your LuckPreparing for Serendipity by Using Big Hairy Audacious Goals Chapter 10: Naked ConversationsHarvesting Contention Chapter 11: Creating AlignmentThe Environment Always Wins The Pleasure of Finding Things OutA Look at the Research Behind Success Built to Last Endnotes Biographical Index Index
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21 / 01 / 2010

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