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

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

By Venus Williams, Kelly E. Carter, Abby Craden (Read by), Mirron Willis (Read by), Paula Jai Parker (Read by)

Amistad, 9780061718250, 384pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2010

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Description

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.


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

“Containing gems of biographical information not available elsewhere, this presents inspirational readings on how sports can make a significant difference and teach ‘life lessons.’”
-Library Journal

“An engaging collection. . . . Her advice comes from leaders who are masters of the power game, but the lessons are for us all.”
-Bloomberg Businessweek

“A book written by former sportsmen and women who then made good in the world of commerce and politics [is] a welcome addition. Come to Win promises to be just that.”
-Financial Times (UK)

“Contributors offer advice on how to learn from losses, block out distractions, and visualize a course of action. Solid advice from a wide and varied A-list of contributors.”
-Booklist

Come to Win is an athlete-driven project based on a refreshing concept - curiosity about what makes other people tick. . . . Successful people don’t always win, but they nearly always learn something useful when they lose. It’s a timeless message.”
-ESPN.com

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