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Come to win : business leaders, artists, doctors, and other visionaries on how sports can help you top your profession

Author: Venus Williams; Kelly E Carter
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur, Venus Williams, comes a book of wisdom -- in the tradition of Brian Kilmeade's THE GAMES DO COUNT and Denzel Washington's A HAND TO GUIDE ME -- on how the principles of competitive athletics translate into business success. Full of insight and knowledge from an A-list cast of politicians, CEOs and media figures, COME TO WIN is the book every aspiring  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Venus Williams; Kelly E Carter
ISBN: 9780061718250 0061718254
OCLC Number: 456180286
Description: xxii, 357 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / Venus Williams --
Pushing through comfort barriers / Thomas Barrack, Jr. --
Make the practice harder than the game / Betsy Bernard --
More fun in saying yes than no / Sir Richard Branson --
Extreme effort / Sarina Bratton --
Sharing the credit and taking the blame / Ken Chenault --
Confidence / Lynn Elsenhans --
The contrasting skills / Brian P. Kelley --
Meritocracy / Hill Harper --
Blocking out distractions / Richie Rich --
Work ethic / Marcus Samuelsson --
The power of reinvention / Vera Wang --
Natural ability will take you only so far / Denzel Washington --
The importance of attitude / Lucy Danziger --
Management 101 / Donny Deutsch --
Learning to compete / Debra Lee --
Endurance / Soledad O'Brien --
Discipline / Robin Roberts --
Don't make the same mistake twice / Jeff Zucker --
Competitive response / Philip Knight --
The scoreboard / Scott McNealy --
Play your game / Susan Mersereau --
Game day / Roger Mincheff --
Consistent improvement / Melissa Payner --
Creating a vision to win / Irene Rosenfeld --
When you win don't crow, when you lose don't cry / Bill Bradley --
One deliverable at a time / Dylan Casey --
Making assists / Earvin "Magic" Johnson --
What am I doing today? / Billie Jean King --
Innate drive / Bobby Rahal --
Attention to detail / Bruce Smith --
Unspectacular preparation yields spectacular results / Roger Staubach --
Do it with passion / Daniel D. Villanueva --
The only results YOU ever remember /
Responsibility: [compiled] by Venus Williams ; with Kelly E. Carter.

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"From multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur, Venus Williams, comes a book of wisdom -- in the tradition of Brian Kilmeade's THE GAMES DO COUNT and Denzel Washington's A HAND TO GUIDE ME -- on how the principles of competitive athletics translate into business success. Full of insight and knowledge from an A-list cast of politicians, CEOs and media figures, COME TO WIN is the book every aspiring professional should read"--

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