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Greatness: The 16 Characteristics of True Champions
by Don Yaeger
GREATNESS is a motivational book whose target audience is found in business and self-help. It is a life book, aimed at inspiring others to achieve their personal and professional best. Opening with an in-depth discussion of the nature of Greatness-what it is, what it is not, and why it is worth pursing-each subsequent chapter of the book consists of a detailed story illust ...more
Published October 24th 2011 by Center Street
(first published January 1st 2011)
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I pulled this off the new book shelf at the public library. I was looking for inspiring stories, and I was not disappointed. I wish the title wasn't quite so silly-- sixteen chapters, conveniently sixteen characteristics. Some of the chapters/characteristics seem a bit skimpy on merit or examples, and one or two seem like they are really reaching. But there are some great stories. The first sentence states that the book is "the culmination of nearly twenty-five years of interviews" during his ca ...more