Swimming Against the Tide of Opinion: Self-Esteem Built to Last

Swimming Against the Tide of Opinion: Self-Esteem Built to Last

by Jerry Porras, Mark Thompson, Stewart Emery
     
 

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.

 

Try, fail, try again, win small, win a bit bigger, dig deeper inside...and do more than you ever imagined you could!

Overview

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.

 

Try, fail, try again, win small, win a bit bigger, dig deeper inside...and do more than you ever imagined you could!

 

Maybe you thought you’d wait to tackle your passion when you had more self-confidence. Do the work, accomplish something and, voila, you’ll gain that confidence...Marva Collins doesn’t advise parents, kids, and teachers to wait for self-confidence, or to believe success is an entitlement. Self-esteem is overrated: it’s about effort....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137060375
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/02/2009
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
9
File size:
365 KB

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Meet the Author

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.

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