Success built to last : creating a life that matters / Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Mark Thompson.

Presents a series of interviews with successful people who demonstrate the author's three elements of success: involvement with something they are passionate about, the cultivation of a sense of responsibility and accountabiliy, and taking effective action.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Porras, Jerry I.
Other Authors: Emery, Stewart, 1941-, Thompson, Mark, 1957-
Format: Book
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School Pub., ©2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : from Built to last to Success built to last
  • From great to lasting : redefining success
  • Love it or lose : passions and the quest for meaning
  • Portfolio of passions : it's not about balance
  • Why successful people stay successful : integrity to meaning
  • The silent scream : why it's so damn hard to do what matters
  • The cause has charisma : you don't have to be charismatic to be successful
  • The tripping point : always make new mistakes
  • Wounds to wisdom : trusting your weaknesses and using your core incompetencies
  • Earning your luck : preparing for serendipity by using big hairy audacious goals
  • Naked conversations : harvesting contention
  • Creating alignment : the environment always wins
  • The pleasure of finding things out : a look at the research behind Success built to last.