"Powerful first-person accounts from revered African Americans on the important lessons they learned on the road to success"
a Lesson: Today's Black Achievers on How They Made It and What They Learned
Along the Way
(click to buy online now)
Format: Hardcover, 304pp.
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Pub. Date: January 2001
This inspiring collection of lessons culled
from candid, intimate interviews with famous and prominent black achievers
features advice on how to get ahead in business-and in life. Contributors
include groundbreakers in a broad variety of industries-from investment banking
to entertainment to politics-who share valuable advice with people of all ages.
From entrepreneurs to corporate stars, the contributor list is outstanding,
featuring some of the most well-known and well-respected leaders in the black
community, ranging from Ken Chenault, President of American Express, to
filmmaker Spike Lee. Contributors also include Bryant Gumbel,
Johnny Cochran, Maxine Waters, Terrie Williams, and more.