Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success (Paperback)
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Wharton professor Richard Shell created the Success Course to help his world-class MBA students answer two questions that aren't as obvious as they seem: "What, for me, is success?" and "How will I achieve it?"
Based on that acclaimed course, "Springboard" shows how to assess the hidden influences of family, media, and culture on your beliefs about success. Then it helps you figure out your unique passions and capabilities, so you can focus more on what gives meaning and excitement to your life, and less on what you are "supposed" to want.
About the Author
G. Richard Shell is director of the Wharton Executive Negotiation Workshop at the Wharton School, where he is professor of legal studies, business ethics and management. His previous book is the award-winning "Bargaining for Advantage,"
Mario Moussa is a faculty member at the Wharton School and a principal of CFAR Inc., a management consulting firm.
“Springboard is our pick for Business Book of the Year, the one we believe best helps those in business define success and achieve it. [It is] an even handed, well researched, and thoroughly humanistic book [that] needs to find a home on the shelves—and in the hearts and minds—of anyone who wants to be more successful.”
—800CEOREAD, Winner of the 2013 Best Business Book of the Year
“A new way to look at success that can transform your life.” —Daniel Pink, author of Drive
“His outstanding book on achieving success has exactly what this kind of examination needs, common sense and encouragement.” —Booklist