Life Balance Is Fiction: Finding Your Passion Will Bring a Life Built to Last
- By Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Mark Thompson
- Published Feb 1, 2010 by FT Press. Part of the FT Press Delivers Elements series.
- Copyright 2010
- Dimensions: 5-3/8 X 8-1/4
- Pages: 8
- Edition: 1st
- eBook (Watermarked)
- ISBN-10: 0-13-705901-9
- ISBN-13: 978-0-13-705901-0
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Product Author Bios
Jerry Porras coauthored (with Jim Collins) Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, which has been translated into 25 languages and sold more than one million copies. He is Stanford Graduate School of Business Lane Professor of Organizational Behavior and Change, Emeritus, and directed Stanford’s Executive Program on Leading and Managing Change for 16 years. Stewart Emery, considered one of the fathers of the Human Potential Movement, served as the first CEO of est, cofounded Actualizations, led seminars in dozens of countries, and has coached over 12,000 people in the last three decades. His bestselling books include The Owner’s Manual For Your Life. As a consultant, he asked the questions that led MasterCard to its legendary “Priceless” campaign. Mark Thompson is an executive coach, advisor to senior management teams, award-winning audio book producer, and former executive producer of Schwab.com. Forbes listed him as one of America’s top venture investors.
This Element is an excerpt from Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters (ISBN: 9780132287517) by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson. Available in print and digital formats.
As conventionally defined, “balance” doesn’t matter. Passion does. Learn how to find it--and start living it!
CEOs and Nobel laureates don’t have “balance.” The Dalai Lama doesn’t. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mother Teresa didn’t. Enduringly successful people, many living lives that are gifts to the world, don’t raise balance as a major issue. Not because they’ve handled it masterfully. Because they’re busy doing what matters to them....
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