Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: To Get from Good to Great, You Must Learn How to Get Good

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Pearson Education, Oct 16, 2009 - Business & Economics - 12 pages

This Element is an excerpt from from Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters (ISBN: 9780132287517) by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson. Available in print and digital formats.

Discover the power of becoming good at something you love to do!

Ed Penhoet co-founded Chiron, made himself into an exceptionally successful entrepreneur, and served as Chiron’s CEO until 1998. I once asked Ed what advice he could offer students starting a career. He lit up, and said, “I once got a fortune cookie that said, ‘Whatever you are, be a good one...’”

 

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Stewart Emery, considered one of the fathers of the Human Potential Movement, served as the first CEO of est, cofounded Actualizations, led seminars in dozens of countries, and has coached over 12,000 people in the last three decades. His bestselling books include The Owner’s Manual For Your Life. As a consultant, he asked the questions that led MasterCard to its legendary “Priceless” campaign.

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