Download e-book for iPad: Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary by Christopher Gergen, Gregg Vanourek

By Christopher Gergen, Gregg Vanourek

"An inspirational and functional advisor for a person who desires to contain the dynamic talents of marketers into their very own lives and work.
A new new release of "life entrepreneurs" is rising: those that follow their imaginative and prescient, skills, creativity, and effort not just to their paintings yet to their whole lives, altering the realm for themselves and people round them. during this ebook, winning marketers Christopher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek draw on quite a few interviews with fifty-five major marketers world wide in addition to the knowledge of a number of concept leaders to supply shiny examples, relocating vignettes, concrete frameworks, and useful concepts for revving up our paintings and play via entrepreneurial management. This ebook begins via delivering options for integrating existence, paintings, and function and ends by way of shooting the consequences of the present entrepreneurial growth for our places of work, studying associations, groups, and families.
Christopher Gergen (Washington, D.C.) is a founding accomplice of recent Mountain Ventures, co-founder and chairman of SMARTHINKING, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurial management Initiative at Duke college, and a life-long entrepreneur,
Gregg Vanourek (Thornton, CO) is a founding associate of recent Mountain Ventures, former CEO of Vanourek Consulting strategies, and previous Senior vice chairman of college improvement for K12 Inc."

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Wrestling with that dilemma, she had a breakthrough. Stacey built a virtual company comprising one hundred part-time working moms across the country, with all employees and contractors working from home. Together, they created a family-friendly company that produces a web-based guide to nearly all the preschools in the United States. It is now expanding into providing consumer ratings for camps, classes, educational books and toys, learning activities, and more. She recounts, “I feel like I have found a way to lead a really entrepreneurial company that is growing in leaps and bounds, but also to be a good mom and be with Gracie more or less every waking hour.

Murem Sharpe. Founder and CEO, Evoca LLC. Former executive, Pitney Bowes. 48. Billy Shore. Founder and executive director, Share Our Strength. Chairman, Community Wealth Ventures, Inc. Author of Revolutions of the Heart, The Cathedral Within, and The Light of Conscience. 49. Kim Smith. Cofounder, senior advisor, and former CEO, NewSchools Venture Fund, venture philanthropy firm in Silicon Valley. Founding team member, Teach for America. Faculty adjunct at Stanford University. indd xxx 1/9/08 2:51:42 AM LIST OF INTERVIEWS xxxi 50.

18. Bill George. Professor of management practice, Harvard Business School. Author, Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value and True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership. Former chairman and CEO, Medtronic. 19. Penny George. President, George Family Foundation. Cofounder and past president, Bravewell Collaborative. Cancer survivor. 20. Rob Glaser. Founder and CEO, RealNetworks, Inc. Former vice president of multimedia and consumer systems, Microsoft. 21. Seth Goldman.

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