Come to Win: Business Leaders, Artists, Doctors, and Other Visionaries on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession

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Harper Collins, Jun 29, 2010 - Self-Help - 384 pages
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Multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur, Venus Williams and 46 of her colleagues, friends, and mentors deliver a volume of invaluable wisdom, motivation, and inspiration. Come to Win demonstrates how the principles of competitive athletics translate into business success. With contributions from a wide range of men and women who reached the very top of their games—including former CEO and bestselling author Jack Welch, fashion designer Vera Wang, actor Denzel Washington, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice—Venus Williams’s Come to Win is a book every aspiring professional, coach, and sports enthusiast should read.

 

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Contents

THE CREATIVE EXECUTIVES
2
Betsy Bernard
10
Sarina Bratton
23
Lynn Elsenhans
39
Hill Harper
54
Marcus Samuelsson
69
Denzel Washington
84
Donny Deutsch
101
Bill Bradley
182
Dylan Casey
189
Earvin Magic Johnson
197
Billie Jean King
206
Bobby Rahal
214
Roger Staubach
229
Dr James Andrews
246
Leland Melvin
261

CNN Anchor and Special Correspondent
114
Jeff Zucker
127
Philip Knight
134
Scott McNealy
141
Susan Mersereau
149
Roger Mincheff
157
Melissa Payner
165
Irene Rosenfeld
173
Bill Clinton
276
William S Cohen
284
Glen Senk
300
Max Siegel
314
Jack Welch
329
Meg Whitman
344
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Venus Williams became a professional tennis player at age fourteen, beating the player ranked number fifty in the world in her first match. The first African American to reach number one as a professional in either the men's or women's game, Williams continues to appear at the very top of the professional rankings. In addition, she graduated cum laude with a degree in fashion design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and went on to partner with national retail chain Steve & Barry's to launch her athletic and casual clothing line. A multiple Grand Slam singles champion and a three-time Olympic gold medalist, Williams resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Co-author Kelly E. Carter is a former sportswriter at USA Today, the Dallas Morning News, Orange County Register, and other newspapers. She segued into entertainment reporting with a correspondent position at People before adding travel and food writing to her repertoire. A contributing editor at Elite Traveler and a freelance writer, she currently writes about lifestyles, celebrities, and business, and appears regularly on the Travel Channel. She lives in her native Los Angeles.

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