The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In Gillian Zoe Segal's Getting There: A Book of Mentors, 30 leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top.
In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. Getting There
is for everyone--from students contemplating their futures to the vast majority of us facing challenges or seeking to reach our potential.
Mentors include Warren Buffett, Kathy Ireland, Frank Gehry, David Boies, Ian Schrager, Anderson Cooper, Leslie Moonves, Wendy Kopp, Graydon Carter, Marina Abramovic, Laird Hamilton, Rachel Zoe, J. Craig Venter, John Paul DeJoria, Jeff Koons, Tom Scott, Muhammad Yunus, Stacey Snider, Helene Gayle, Matthew Weiner, Jeff Kinney, Craig Newmark, Nitin Nohria, Jillian Michaels, Sara Blakely, Gary Hirshberg, Hans Zimmer, Daniel Boulud, Jim Koch, and Michael Bloomberg. "Kudos to Gillian Zoe Segal for assembling this remarkable group of visionaries and helping them all tell their stories without filters or false bravado. Getting There is both empowering and illuminating." --Piper Kerman, New York Times bestselling author of Orange Is the New Black "For life-changing, real-world advice." --Vanity FairAuthor:
Gillian Zoe SegalPublisher:
9.10h x 7.20w x 0.70dISBN:
9781419715709Review Citation(s): Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of New York Characters. She received a bachelor of arts from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law.