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Author: Razi Imam; Hank Walshak
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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My Junoon is to help the world in not only recognizing the ill effects caused by illiteracy but also eradicating it."--Greg Mortenson, bestselling coauthor of Three Cups of Tea.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Imam, Razi, 1960-
Driven.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010
(DLC) 2010003831
(OCoLC)496961812
Named Person: Razi Imam; Razi / 1960- Imam; Razi Imam
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Razi Imam; Hank Walshak
ISBN: 9780470646830 0470646837
OCLC Number: 654103837
Description: 1 online resource (x, 178 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The container ship --
The start of a future --
The Rhoton theory --
Junoon: the deep force of nature within you --
Junoon: pure inspiration --
Junoon: the sixth sight --
Junoon: fanatic focus --
Junoon: metaphysical energy --
Junoon: social junoon --
A whirlpool called Karachi --
Not yet America, but an American company --
Lee Iacocca saves me --
The United States: a study in contrasts --
America delivers --
Find your junoon.
Responsibility: Razi Imam, with Hank Walshak.

Abstract:

My Junoon is to help the world in not only recognizing the ill effects caused by illiteracy but also eradicating it."--Greg Mortenson, bestselling coauthor of Three Cups of Tea.

"To achieve our personal best, we each need to tap into that extraordinary human motivation to do something great-what Razi Imam calls `Junoon.' It is what drives my passion for helping individuals, groups, and corporations achieve their highest accomplishments through forming stronger, lasting relationships."--Keith Ferrazzi, bestselling author of Never Eat Alone and Who's Got Your Back.

"Driven is a groundbreaking book that will energize our society to take action to make our world a better place to live. My Junoon is to support and empower young women who are unfortunate victims of trauma, addiction, and abuse."--Michael Bosworth, bestselling author of Solution Selling and coauthor of Customer Centric Selling.

"Driven introduces a fascinating new concept of motivation. My own Junoon hit when I was overcome with the need to develop a resource to help small companies win big contracts. The result? SellingtoBigCompanies.com and thousands of successful entrepreneurs."--Jill Konrath, bestselling author of Selling to Big Companies and SNAP Selling.

"My Junoon is to help the world understand that there is no reality, there are only perceptions. If we are to fix large-scale global problems, we need to use marketing principles to deal with these perceptions."--Al Ries, author or coauthor of eleven bestselling marketing books.

"It is rare when you find a formula to bridge the business and academic worlds. Razi Imam's Driven accomplishes the task. This is a love story. The love of and application of positive obsession. The love of the hunt for and continued pursuit of success. I have known Razi for years, and he is a living example of Driven. He is a gifted communicator who will have a lifelong impact on you."--Peter J. Roman, Director of Global Accounts, Eaton Corporation, and Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business.

Each of us has the potential to achieve greatness. Throughout history, the most successful thinkers, creators, and leaders have distinguished themselves by their ability to access this inner energy and use it to accomplish the impossible. So how do you tap into your potential and make your dream a reality?

Driven introduces you to Junoon--an ancient Arabic/Persian expression referring to a very powerful state of achievement--the essence of entrepreneur Razi Imam's unique motivational philosophy. Imam started from the dusty streets of Kuwait, laboring on container ships at the Kuwaiti port, finding the opportunity to study math and physics on his own, and finally becoming a computer scientist and successful entrepreneur in America.

In Driven, Imam shares the five key elements of his approach, illustrates how they were instrumental in his own business success, and shows how you can make them instrumental in yours.

What do you want to do? Start a Fortune 500 company? Invent a product or service? Get to the next level in your career? Eradicate hunger? Whether your goal is large or small, Driven gives you the proven tools to find your inspiration and carry it out beyond what you ever thought possible. --Book Jacket.

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