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Author: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
ISBN: 9780814416815 0814416810 9780814416808 0814416802
OCLC Number: 1047802149
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource xx, 266 p.)
Contents: C O N T E N T S Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XV Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XIX Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PART I: LEARNING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Strategy 1: Establish a Strong Identity and Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Strategy 2: Obtain Broad Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Strategy 3: Demonstrate Excellence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 PART II: PLAYING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Strategy 4: Build Diverse and Solid Relationships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Strategy 5: Seek the Wisdom of Others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Strategy 6: Find Strength in Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 PART III: MASTERING THE GAME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 Strategy 7: Think and Act Intrapreneurially . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 Strategy 8: Think and Act Entrepreneurially . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 PART IV: REDEFINING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213 Strategy 9: Synergize and Reach Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 Strategy 10: Give Back Generously . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 Strategy 10 to Strategy 1: Identity and Purpose Revisited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 Epilogue: Is Success the Standard or Is Greatness the Goal? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 About the Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Other Titles: Ten game-changing strategies to achieve success and find greatness.
Responsibility: Randal Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson, with Philana Patterson; foreword by Roland S. Martin.

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Black Faces in White Places offers 10 revolutionary strategies for challenging and changing the concept of success for black professionals. Based on the authors' considerable experiences in business,  Read more...

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