Carpenter A Story about the Greatest Success Strategies of All

ISBN-10: 0470888547
ISBN-13: 9780470888544
Edition: 2014
Authors: Jon Gordon
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Description: After watching his alma mater, Cornell University, play Duke in the semi-finals of the 2007 NCAAA Lacrosse Championship, author Jon Gordon was inspired to uncover what made Cornell play with such passion and determination. His quest led him to the  More...

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 5/12/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

After watching his alma mater, Cornell University, play Duke in the semi-finals of the 2007 NCAAA Lacrosse Championship, author Jon Gordon was inspired to uncover what made Cornell play with such passion and determination. His quest led him to the origin of lacrosse and the Native Americans who created it, to the heart of a special young man who gave his life to the sport, and to the spirit of a team who played for a bigger purpose. In this business fable inspired by his discovery, Jon reveals the keys to building a winning team:Know what your culture represents and have a symbol for itRecruit and retain the right talent to fit your cultureCreate a system that develops your talent within your cultureTurn your tragedies and defeats into defining momentsRally your team towards purpose driven goalsKeep the story aliveThis story about the heart of a leader and the spirit of a team will inspire any reader in any profession to put their heart into everything they do and build their own wining team.

Jon Gordon is an American business consultant and author on the topics of leadership, culture, sales, and teamwork. His books have been used by the Universuty of Georgia's Bulldogs and the Atlanta Falcons. His work has been featured in The Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. He has earned degrees from Cornell University and Emory University. Gordon is the author of several books including: The No Complaining Rule, The Positive Dog, The Shark and The Goldfish: Positive Ways to Thrive During Waves of Change, and One Word that Will Change Your Life. His title The Carpenter: A story about the Greatest Success Strategies of All made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014.

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