Black Faces in White Places 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness

ISBN-10: 0814416802
ISBN-13: 9780814416808
Edition: 2010
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List price: $19.94
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Amacom
Publication date: 10/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Randal Pinkett, PH.D., (Somerset, NJ) is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, an information technology and management consulting firm. He was the season four winner ofThe Apprentice.Jeffrey Robinson, (Piscataway, NJ) is a leading business scholar at Rutgers Business School.Philana Patterson(Newark, NJ) is a business news editor for the Associated Press.

Eiichiro Oda debuted in WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP in 1997 as a comic creator and artist with ONE PIECE. One of the most popular comic artists in Japan today, Oda started out by winning the Hop Step Award (a monthly award given by Jump for amateur artists) as well as the esteemed Tezuka Award. His art style is reminiscent of Akira Toriyama, Sergio Aragones, and the movie Yellow Submarine.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Not Getting Trumped: Randal's Nationally Televised "Black Faces in White Places" Moment
The Four Dimensions of Black Faces in White Places
A Roadmap for Redefining the Game and Reshaping America
The 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatnes
Learning the Game
America's Story: The United States and Race
Learning What the Game Is All About
Establish a Strong Identity and Purpose
Identity
Purpose
Identity and Purpose for African Americans
Self-Determination: Your Identity as an Asset and Your Purpose as a Source of Power
The Interdependence of Strategies 1 and 2
Obtain Broad Exposure
Your Comfort Zone and Growth Zone
Why Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone Is Important
Pursuing Broad Exposure and Diverse Experiences
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Demonstrate Excellence
One Playing Field, Two Sets of Rules
Defining Excellence
Why You Must Be Excellent
Game-Changing Strategies for Demonstrating Excellence
From Independence to Interdependence
Playing the Game
Three Trends in a More Interconnected World
Relationship Building: The Power of Connectedness
Playing the Game: Relationships, Relationships, Relationships
Build Diverse and Solid Relationships
Personal Diversity
Relationship Building
Three Compelling Ideas about Relationships
The Strength of Weak Ties
Bridging Network Gaps
Game-Changing Strategies for Networking and Relationship Building
Seek the Wisdom of Others
What Is Wisdom?
The Five Tenets of Seeking Wisdom
Developmental Relationships
Mentors and Prot�g�s
Game-Changing Strategies for Mentors and Prot�g�s
Find Strength in Numbers
The Power of Strength in Numbers: Don Imus Gets Taken Down
Group Relationships
Strength in Smaller Numbers: Inner Circles, Teams, and Partnerships
Strength in Smaller Numbers Leads to Strength in Larger Numbers
Strength in Larger Numbers: Organizations
Game-Changing Strategies for Organizational Involvement
Strength in Numbers Sets the Stage
Mastering the Game
The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship
Five Ways to Master the Game
A Two-Pronged Approach for Redefining the Game
Think and Act Intrapreneurially
African-American Intrapreneurship
Game-Changing Strategies for Intrapreneurship
Social Intrapreneurship and Community Investment as a Competitive Advantage
The Cycle Continues
Think and Act Entrepreneurially
African-American Wealth Creation
Applying the Entrepreneurial Mindset
Game-Changing Strategies for Entrepreneurship for a Profit
Social Entrepreneurship
Game-Changing Strategies for Entrepreneurship for a Purpose
Institution Building
Redefining the Game
Prerquisites to Redefining the Game
What We Mean by "Redefining the Game"
Changing the Game vs. Redefining the Game
Synergize and Reach Scale
Creating Synergy
Reaching Scale and Expanding Scope
Profiles of Synergy, Scale, and Scope
The Critical Importance of Synergy and Scale to African Americans
Give Back Generously
Leaving a Positive Legacy
America's Shape and Reshaping America
The African-American Tradition of Giving
The Four Foundations of Giving
Strategy 10 to Strategy 1: Identity and Purpose Revisited
Final Quotations and Final Questions on Giving Back
What Does Redefining the Game and Reshaping America Mean to you?
Epilogue: Is Success the Standard or Is Greatness the Goal?
Success vs. Greatness
Notes
Index
About the Authors

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