Secrets of Greatness

Secrets of Greatness

Advice From the World's Top CEO's and Entrepreneurs

Book - 2006
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From the editors of "Fortune" magazine comes this compendium of the advice, wisdom, and guiding principles that today's top CEOs and entrepreneurs live by in their careers and personal lives.
Publisher: New York : Time Inc., 2006.
ISBN: 9781933405902
1933405902
Characteristics: 240 pages ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fortune Books
Contents: I. Great beginnings. Introduction / by Joshua Hyatt
Software by the numbers / by Scott Cook
Building the perfect machine / by Michael Dell
A twist on timeless toys / by Pleasant Rowland
Visionary Chuck Williams on Williams-Sonoma
Visionary Earl Graves on Black Enterprise
Visionary Les Wexner on Limited Brands
Putting a stop to mom and pop / by Tom Stemberg
II. Great ways to work. Introduction / by Jerry Useem
Best-kept secrets of the world's best companies
How I work / by Bill Gates
Super-achievers: how they stay ahead in the fast lane
III. Great decisions. Introduction / by Jerry Useem
Decisions that made history / by editors at Fortune
Jim Collins on Tough Calls / by Jerry Useem
In the heat of the moment / by Michael Useem
IV. Great role models. Introduction / by Geoffrey Colvin
Mastering the art of disruption / by Fred Vogelstein
What makes GE great / by Geoffrey Colvin
Genentech: the best place to work now / by Betsy Morris
The education of Andy Grove / by Richard S. Tedlow
V. Great teams. Introduction / by Jerry Useem
From Wharton to war / by Jim Vesterman
Lincoln's genius / by Jia Lynn Yang
Biting the apple / by Ellen McGirt
This car saved Ford / by Ellen McGirt
RAZR's edge / by Adam Lashinsky
Why dream teams fail / by Geoffrey Colvin
VI. Great advice. Advice from the master / by Peter Drucker
The best advice I ever got / by 28 business luminaries
Follow these leaders / by Christopher Tkaczyk, Matthew Boyle.
Summary: From the editors of "Fortune" magazine comes this compendium of the advice, wisdom, and guiding principles that today's top CEOs and entrepreneurs live by in their careers and personal lives.

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