True Success: A New Philosophy of Excellence

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Penguin Publishing Group, 1995 - Business & Economics - 294 pages
Tom Morris is the Notre Dame philosophy professor whose classes have become a campus legend and whose nationwide speaking engagements have brought a new ethics of excellence to the business world. Now he reveals in a wise and joyous book how the pursuit of true success leads to genuine achievement--and genuine happiness. He offers a framework for success that he calls "The 7 Cs"--seven basic concepts that are essential to meeting life's challenges. And he creates realistic guidelines for putting our beliefs into practice and making our goals become realities.

He doesn't just shed new light on old problems--he sheds old light on new problems, referring to the great thinkers of the past and revealing the continuing importance of their message in the world of today. With down-to-earth humor and honesty, Tom Morris offers us a renaissance of values--and possibility of deep, lasting fulfillment in work, love, and play.

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Contents

Preface
15
Our Idea of Success
21
A Conception of What We Want
35
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Tom Morris is the author of True Success: A New Philosophy of Excellence and the bestselling business book If Aristotle Ran General Motors. A former Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, he is the Chairman of the Morris Institute for Human Values. He lives with his family in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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