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Black faces in white places : 10 game-changing strategies to achieve success and find greatness

Author: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2011.
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If the name Randal Pinkett sounds familiar, it may be because Pinkett was the first African-American winner on The Apprentice. When he won, this black man also became the only contestant to be asked to share his victory with a white woman. The request (and Pinkett's subsequent refusal) set off a firestorm of controversy that inevitably focused on the issue of race in the American workplace and in society. For  Read more...
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Pinkett, Randal.
Black faces in white places.
New York : AMACOM, ©2011
(DLC) 2010020878
(OCoLC)629700680
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randal Pinkett; Jeffrey Robinson; Philana Patterson
ISBN: 9780814416815 0814416810
OCLC Number: 676698669
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 266 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Learning the game. Strategy 1 : Establish a strong identity and purpose. Strategy 2 : Obtain broad exposure. Strategy 3 : Demonstrate excellence --
Playing the game. Strategy 4 : Build diverse and solid relationships. Strategy 5 : Seek the wisdom of others. Strategy 6 : Find strength in numbers --
Mastering the game. Strategy 7 : Think and act intrapreneurially. Strategy 8 : Think and act entrepreneurially --
Redefining the game. Strategy 9 : Synergize and reach scale. Strategy 10 : Give back generously --
Epilogue : Is success the standard or is greatness the goal?
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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