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Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else (Compact Disc)

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Expanding on a landmark cover story in Fortune, a top journalist debunks the myths of exceptional performance.

About the Author

Geoff Colvin, Fortune's senior editor at large, is a leading thinker, writer, broadcaster, and speaker on today's most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for Fortune, he has become one of America's sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership and management, the shareholder value imperative, corporate governance, the infotech revolution, and related issues.As a speaker, Colvin has engaged hundreds of audiences around the world. He is the regular lead moderator of the Fortune Global Forum, and he serves as moderator for the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum in London. As coanchor of Wall Street Week with Fortune on PBS for three years, Colvin spoke each week to the largest audience reached by any business television program in America. He has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, ABC's World News Tonight, and dozens of other programs. He is heard daily on the CBS Radio Network, where he has made more than 8,000 broadcasts.A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Colvin is an honors graduate of Harvard University with a degree in economics, and he holds an MBA from New York University's Stern School. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, appearing on stages large and small throughout the country and in Seattle, Washington, his hometown. He has narrated over thirty audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He received an AudioFile Earphones Award for his first audiobook, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay. When not narrating, David keeps busy writing plays and stories for children.

Praise for Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else…

"Geoff Colvin has written a fascinating study of great achievers from Mozart to Tiger Woods.... Talent Is Overrated is not only inspiring but enlightening." ---Donald Trump

Product Details ISBN-10: 140013871X
ISBN-13: 9781400138715
Published: Tantor Media, 10/01/2008
Language: English