Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary by Christopher Gergen, Gregg Vanourek

By Christopher Gergen, Gregg Vanourek

"An inspirational and functional advisor for someone who desires to comprise the dynamic abilities of marketers into their very own lives and work.
A new new release of "life entrepreneurs" is rising: those that practice their imaginative and prescient, skills, creativity, and effort not just to their paintings yet to their complete lives, altering the area for themselves and people round them. during this booklet, profitable marketers Christopher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek draw on quite a few interviews with fifty-five prime marketers around the world in addition to the knowledge of a number of suggestion leaders to supply shiny examples, relocating vignettes, concrete frameworks, and functional recommendations for revving up our paintings and play via entrepreneurial management. This ebook begins by means of delivering options for integrating existence, paintings, and function and ends by means of shooting the results of the present entrepreneurial increase for our offices, studying associations, groups, and families.
Christopher Gergen (Washington, D.C.) is a founding associate of recent Mountain Ventures, co-founder and chairman of SMARTHINKING, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurial management Initiative at Duke collage, and a life-long entrepreneur,
Gregg Vanourek (Thornton, CO) is a founding associate of recent Mountain Ventures, former CEO of Vanourek Consulting recommendations, and previous Senior vice chairman of college improvement for K12 Inc."

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By Christopher Gergen, Gregg Vanourek

"An inspirational and functional advisor for someone who desires to comprise the dynamic abilities of marketers into their very own lives and work.
A new new release of "life entrepreneurs" is rising: those that practice their imaginative and prescient, skills, creativity, and effort not just to their paintings yet to their complete lives, altering the area for themselves and people round them. during this booklet, profitable marketers Christopher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek draw on quite a few interviews with fifty-five prime marketers around the world in addition to the knowledge of a number of suggestion leaders to supply shiny examples, relocating vignettes, concrete frameworks, and functional recommendations for revving up our paintings and play via entrepreneurial management. This ebook begins by means of delivering options for integrating existence, paintings, and function and ends by means of shooting the results of the present entrepreneurial increase for our offices, studying associations, groups, and families.
Christopher Gergen (Washington, D.C.) is a founding associate of recent Mountain Ventures, co-founder and chairman of SMARTHINKING, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurial management Initiative at Duke collage, and a life-long entrepreneur,
Gregg Vanourek (Thornton, CO) is a founding associate of recent Mountain Ventures, former CEO of Vanourek Consulting recommendations, and previous Senior vice chairman of college improvement for K12 Inc."

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Associate pastor, Georgetown Presbyterian Church. indd xxviii 1/9/08 2:51:41 AM LIST OF INTERVIEWS xxix Foundation. S. Department of Labor. Author, Faith in Service. 24. John Hickenlooper. Mayor of Denver, Colorado. Founder, Wynkoop Brewing Company. 25. John Horan-Kates. Founder and president, Vail Leadership Institute. Former president, East West Marketing. Former vice president of marketing, Vail Resorts. Founder and former president, Vail Valley Foundation. 26. Max Israel. Founder and CEO, Customerville.

D ev e lo p ing G o a ls a nd Strategies Successful entrepreneurs will tell you that without a well-informed game plan an enterprise is likely to fall flat. The same can be true in life. Developing goals and strategies provides needed clarity and focus. Goals should be purposeful and prioritized, clear and measurable, and challenging but achievable. Once our goals are established, we can identify the gaps between our current reality and envisioned future and start planning to fill those gaps by leveraging existing resources and attracting new ones.

While he was in college, his younger sister had died in a tragic car accident in Britain. ” It moved him to tap more deeply into his spiritual core. He was powerfully affected by the ministry he received as he grieved, not only from family and friends but also from clergy. He says, “You talk to anyone who’s suffered some blow to the stomach and you learn more from your challenges than you do from your successes. ” Finding strength and stability in faith, he decided to enter divinity school. He continued in various high-ranking government jobs as he pursued ministry and volunteered in the local hospital.

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