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I Took the Only Path To See You


I Took the Only Path To See You

A Guide to Finding Professional Success Without Sacrificing Personal Happiness
1. Aufl.

von: Jon Fisher, Gerald Fisher, Wallace Wang

18,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 21.09.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119790228
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 240

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<p><b>Learn how to achieve the highest levels of success without sacrificing who you are</b></p> <p>In <i>I Took the Only Path to See You</i>, author and CEO Jon Fisher delivers an inspiring message that reminds readers that professional success does NOT have to come at the expense of personal happiness. Fisher is proof that professionals can achieve success on a grand scale without having to sacrifice their personal ethics, personal relationships, and more. The book’s author shares the experiences of those who have risen to become leaders in their fields, some of whom are his close friends.</p> <p>This important book teaches readers:</p> <ul> <li>How to achieve success without losing sight of being a good person</li> <li>That, while not everyone makes it to the top of their chosen field, everyone can always work toward healthy personal relationships</li> <li>That personal growth is the key to real and sustained personal happiness</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for young entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals alike, <i>I Took the Only Path to See You</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone interested in achieving personal fulfilment while pursuing material success. The road to true success and happiness starts with personal happiness.</p>
<p>Preface: University of San Francisco Commencement Speech, 2018</p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>Chapter 1: The Most Important Choice in the World</p> <p>Chapter 2: Understanding Happiness</p> <p>Chapter 3: Believing in Yourself</p> <p>Chapter 4: Choosing Your Own Path</p> <p>Chapter 5: Hazards Along the Path to Passion</p> <p>Chapter 6: Understanding True Success</p> <p>Chapter 7: Overcoming Failure</p> <p>Chapter 8: Choosing Your Role Models</p> <p>Chapter 9: The Importance of Principles</p> <p>Chapter 10: Dealing with Fear</p> <p>Chapter 11: Achieving Your Dream</p> <p>Acknowledgments</p> <p>About the Author</p>
<P><B>Jon Fisher</B> is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, author, speaker, philanthropist and inventor. Fisher is known for advocating start-up acquisition strategy versus an IPO and is the author of <I>Strategic Entrepreneurism: Shattering the Start-Up Entrepreneurial Myths.</I> He is the CEO and a co-founder of medical technology company, CrowdOptic and the inventor of Oracle Adaptive Access Manager.</P> <P><B>Gerald A.</b> Fisher has been an active member of the nuclear physics community for over 50 years. After graduating with a BS in physics and mathematics from the City College of New York, he received his PhD in nuclear physics from Stanford University. At San Francisco State University, he worked as head of the Physics Department for 20 years. <P><B>Wallace Wang</b> is the author of <I>Microsoft Office for Dummies</I> and co-author of <I>Breaking Into Acting For Dummies.</I> Besides writing books, he also appears on two radio shows on KNSJ, teaches iOS programming through UCSD Extension, teaches game design at SDSU Global Campus, and runs a blog about screenwriting called The 15-Minute Movie Method and another blog called Cat Daily News. <P><b>15minutemoviemethod.com<br> catdailynews.com</b>
<p><b>Family. Friends. Peace. Happiness. Growth. Passion.</b> Things like these—rather than wealth, prestige, and power—are what defines true success. Yet so many of us put what really matters on the back burner while we spend every waking moment trying to build careers and companies that seem to give us what we want, yet still leaves us emotionally and spiritually unfulfilled.</p> <p>In <I>I Took the Only Path to See You,</I> CEO, entrepreneur, and author, Jon Fisher, delivers an inspiring message that anyone can achieve success and personal happiness without sacrificing one for the other. You’ll read stories of people who have achieved tremendous success without losing sight of the importance of personal relationships, family connection, and moral character. <P>These people are among the select few who have realized that the key to a complete life isn’t found in mere possessions or achievements, but in spending time with the people you care about the most. <P>In this book, you’ll learn that passion, belief in yourself, and the pursuit of true happiness are just some of the keys to finding success. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of other remarkable people and historical figures as told through the eyes and experience of Dr. Gerald Fisher, PhD, author, renowned Professor of Physics at Stanford University, and father of Jon Fisher. Most importantly, you’ll learn about what it takes to remain true to your values in a competitive and challenging world, even as you rise to the top of your chosen field or profession. <P>Perfect for business leaders and young professionals, <I>I Took the Only Path to See You</I> will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone who’s ever wondered about the true meaning of success, achievement, and happiness.
<p><b>Words of Praise for Jon Fisher</b></p> <p>"Jon builds some really cool things."<br /><b>—Eric Yuan,</b> founder and CEO of Zoom Video Communications</p> <p>"Jon sees the playing field like I do."<br /><b>—Ronnie Lott,</b> NFL Hall of Famer and well-known philanthropist</p> <p>"I've known Jon for 25 years and have invested in a few of his companies, always with good results."<br /><b>—Ray Lane,</b> Managing Partner, GreatPoint Ventures</p> <p><b>Discover what it means to be truly successful, for yourself and the people you love</b></p> <p>In <i>I Took the Only Path to See You,</i> accomplished Silicon Valley CEO and entrepreneur, Jon Fisher, delivers an extraordinary message of hope, inspiration, and achievement. Using a combination of personal stories and insights from entrepreneurs, entertainers, musicians, and professional athletes, he proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that what really matters in our lives are the connections we forge with the people we love and the contributions we make to their worlds and futures.</p> <p>In this book, you won’t find advice about how to squeeze another ounce of productivity into your already packed workday. You won’t be told to “hustle” or “grind.” Instead, you’ll find remarkable stories showing you what’s possible when you put your family, friends, relationships, and values first. And you’ll get practical advice about how to make your work contribute to a balanced, sustainable, and fulfilling life.</p> <p>Ideal for young professionals just starting out, as well as anyone who wants to take a step back and refocus their lives, <i>I Took the Only Path to See You</i> is the must-read book that offers that rarest of benefits: perspective.</p>

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