Finish Strong: Living the Values That Take You the Distance

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Harper Collins, Feb 21, 2012 - Psychology - 240 pages
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In this inspirational book of values, former ambassador Dick Capen presents a refreshing balance of optimism and realism to remind us that it's never too soon, never too late, to "finish strong."


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Past publisher of the Miami Herald and former U.S. ambassador to Spain, Capen has written a solid work on the importance of values that combines quality writing and strong organization. Chapters ... Read full review


On the Record
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Share Your Thoughts

Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
About the Author
About the Publisher

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Richard Capen's career represents a unique blend of diplomacy and newspaper publishing. For more than thirteen years, Dick served as a director and senior executive at Knight Ridder, Inc., and for seven of those years was publisher of The Miami Herald, which won five Pulitzer Prizes under his leadership. He twice interrupted his newspaper career for service to the federal government: in 1968 he was appointed Deputy Secretary of Defense and Assistant to the Secretary for Legislative Affairs. Then in 1992-93 he served as United States Ambassador to Spain. Noted for his commitment to personal values, and his positive, encouraging approach to life, Dick is a respected columnist, author, and speaker on contemporary trends in America.

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