Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives

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März 2008



A generation of life entrepreneurs is emerging: people who apply their vision, talents, and energy not only to their work but to their entire lives. Successful entrepreneurs Gergen and Vanourek provide examples and strategies for how to rev up work and play through entrepreneurial leadership.


Foreword by Warren Bennis. Introduction. PART I: SURVEYING THE LANDSCAPE. 1. Understanding Life Entrepreneurship. 2. Life Entrepreneurs in Action. 3. Discovering Core Identity. PART II: PREPARING FOR THE JOURNEY. 4. Awakening to Opportunity. 5. Envisioning the Future. 6. Developing Goals and Strategies. PART III: BLAZING A TRAIL. 7. Building Healthy Support Systems. 8. Taking Action and Making a Difference. 9. Embracing Renewal and Reinvention. Conclusion: Creating a New Future. Appendix A: Life Entrepreneurship Primer. Appendix B: Exercises and Helpful Resources. Appendix C: List of Interviews. Appendix D: Interview Methodology. Notes. The Authors. Acknowledgments. Index.


Christopher Gergen is a founding partner of New Mountain Ventures and a lifelong entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and chairman of SMARTHINKING, the leading provider of online tutoring in the U.S. He is also a visiting lecturer and director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative in the Hart Leadership Program at Duke University. Christopher lives with his wife and two children in Washington, D.C. Gregg Vanourek is a founding partner of New Mountain Ventures. Previously, he ran Vanourek Consulting Solutions and served as senior vice president of School Development for K12 Inc., and vice president for Programs at the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. He is coauthor of Charter Schools in Action and lives with his wife and daughter in Denver, Colorado.
EAN: 9780787988623
ISBN: 0787988626
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2008
Seitenanzahl: 211 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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