Black Faces in White Places

10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness

 Black Faces in White Places

Authors: Randal Pinkett, Jeffrey Robinson, Philana Patterson
Pub Date: October 2010
Print Edition: $24.95
Print ISBN: 9780814416808
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814416815

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Table of Contents

C O N T E N T S

Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XV

Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XIX

Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

PART I: LEARNING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Strategy 1: Establish a Strong Identity and Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Strategy 2: Obtain Broad Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Strategy 3: Demonstrate Excellence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

PART II: PLAYING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87

Strategy 4: Build Diverse and Solid Relationships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Strategy 5: Seek the Wisdom of Others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110

Strategy 6: Find Strength in Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

PART III: MASTERING THE GAME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

Strategy 7: Think and Act Intrapreneurially . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165

Strategy 8: Think and Act Entrepreneurially . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

PART IV: REDEFINING THE GAME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213

Strategy 9: Synergize and Reach Scale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219

Strategy 10: Give Back Generously . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

Strategy 10 to Strategy 1: Identity and Purpose Revisited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249

Epilogue: Is Success the Standard or Is Greatness the Goal? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253

Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261

About the Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267

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