Success Built To Last: Creating A Life That Matters by Jerry PorrasSuccess Built To Last: Creating A Life That Matters by Jerry Porras

Success Built To Last: Creating A Life That Matters

byJerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Mark Thompson

Paperback | August 28, 2007

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The phenomenal follow-up to the bestselling Built to Last

Imagine discovering what successful people have in common, distilling it into a set of simple practices, and using them to transform your career and your life. That's what Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson, leading thinkers in organizational development and self-improvement, have done in Success Built to Last. Two hundred remarkable people are included, notably:

-Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO,
-Warren Buffett
-Bill Clinton
-Frances Hesselbein, former CEO, Girl Scouts of America
-Maya Angelou
-Bill Gates

Each shares how he or she harvested victories, learned from failures, and found the courage to be true to their passions. By following a set of simple principles culled from these inspiring interviews, readers can transform their business and personal lives, and discover the true meaning of success.
Jerry Porras is the Lane Professor of Organizational Behavior, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He co-authored the international business bestseller Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. The book is based on the results of an exhaustive six-year research project aimed at discovering the approach...
Title:Success Built To Last: Creating A Life That MattersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.9 × 5.07 × 0.62 inPublished:August 28, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0452288703

ISBN - 13:9780452288706


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best Business book I have ever read! Gives you a great perspective on business, life and how the two can interact... a must read!
Date published: 2008-01-15

Editorial Reviews

“The wisdom of great leaders about sustaining success and having a fulfilling life at the same time. They show readers how to pursue their passions and achieve success beyond their wildest dreams, while staying true to who they are. A must read!”—Bill George, former Chair & CEO, Medtronic, author of Authentic Leadership “There is nothing more important you can do than create a life that matters for you and your family. That is the only way to achieve Success Built to Last. As a leader and a parent, you’ve got to read this book and then give it to the teens in your family!”—Greg Foster, President, IMAX Films “John Deere himself said ‘I will not put my name on a product that does not have the best in it that is in me.’ Imagine using that same standard in your personal life and career. When you commit yourself to excellence that would make you proud to put your name on everything you do, then you will have Success Built to Last.”—Robert Lane, Chairman & CEO, John Deere & Co., Inc.