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Author Segal, Gillian Zoe, author

Title Getting there : a book of mentors / Gillian Zoe Segal
Published [New York] : Abrams Image, 2015
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Contents Warren Buffet : investor -- Matthew Weiner : Mad Men creator -- Michael Bloomberg : Bloomberg L.P. founder/former New York City Mayor -- Sara Blakely : Spanx inventor -- Anderson Cooper : journalist -- David Boies : lawyer -- John Paul Dejorian : John Paul Mitchell Systems/Patrón Spirits Company co-founder -- J. Craig Venter, PhD : scientist -- Leslie Moonves : CBS president and CEO -- Jillian Michaels : fitness expert -- Jim Koch : brewer and founder of The Boston Beer Company -- Ian Schrager : entrepreneur/hotelier/real estate developer -- Graydon Carter : Vanity Fair editor -- Kathy Ireland : model/ entrepreneur/designer -- Nitin Nohria : Harvard Business School dean -- Marina Abramović : artist -- Tom Scott : Nantucket Nectars co-founder -- Wendy Kopp : Teach For America founder -- Laird Hamilton : big wave surfer -- Muhammad Yunus : Nobel Peace Prize recipient -- Rachel Zoe : stylist/fashion designer -- Jeff Kinney : Diary of a wimpy kid author -- Jeff Koons : artist -- Gary Hirshberg : Stonyfield Farm chairman and co-founder -- Craig Newmark : Craigslist founder -- Stacy Snider : co-chairman, 20th Century Fox -- Helene Gayle : Care USA president and CEO -- Hans Zimmer : composer -- Daniel Boulud : chef -- Frank Gehry : architect
Summary The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In Getting there, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top. In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. Getting there is for everyone--from students contemplating their futures to the vast majority of us facing challenges or seeking to reach our potential
Analysis SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Self-help
Notes Title details screen
Subject Employee motivation
Mentoring in business
Mentoring
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS/Careers.
Employee motivation.
Mentoring in business.
Mentoring.
SELF-HELP/Motivational.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1613127715 (electronic bk.)
9781613127711 (electronic bk.)