Stubbornly Hold on to Your Dreams: Meaning Built to Last

Stubbornly Hold on to Your Dreams: Meaning Built to Last

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Stubbornly Hold on to Your Dreams: Meaning 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.


Discover your lifelong obsession: the passion that creates meaning you’ll never want to escape from!


Whether it’s British Airways, Coca-Cola, or NASA, whenever the old guard takes its eye off the prize, Richard Branson feels a moral obligation to set the big guy’s platform on fire. You have to admire billionaires like this. What keeps them so passionately involved even after they’ve long since “arrived”?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780137060412
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 11/02/2009
Series: FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 10
File size: 385 KB

About 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 Forbes listed him as one of America’s top venture investors.

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