The Art of Doing
How Superachievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well
ISBN 9780452298170 | 320 pages | 29 Jan 2013 | Plume | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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What really separates the best from the rest?
We all know that it takes hard work, dedication, and the occasional dose of luck for someone to make it to the top of their chosen field. Yet, we also suspect that it takes a little something more—but what?
The Art of Doing asks today’s most successful celebrities, businessmen, and iconoclastic achievers, “How do you succeed at what you do?” Illuminating, surprising, and profoundly inspiring, interviewees include:
• Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh
• New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz
• Style commentator Simon Doonan
• Actor Alec Baldwin
• Foodie god David Chang
• And many, many more.
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“This is really a perfect book... with these inspirational interviews about how to follow your dream, keep your focus, don't take 'no' for an answer and keep your vision ahead of you ” —NBC Weekend Today"There’s a lot of good advice in this book. ” —Smithsonian Magazine
"In their new book The Art of Doing, Josh Gosfield and Camille Sweeney show how to go one step further and be a super achiever. They interviewed the masters—people who not only excelled in their field, but actually elevated it to an art form." —MSNBC
"Reading about those who have mastered their worlds is an entertaining way to eavesdrop on excellence, with the hope that some of it may rub off.” —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"The superachievers in this book divulge the fascinating secrets of their success. ” —Parade Magazine
“What [the authors] discovered is that talent is only the beginning. … It’s what you do with your talent that matters. And that's really a magical idea because it means success is up to you.” —Forbes
"The authors argue anybody can improve their work habits using some of the strategies detailed in what they call the “crash course in success” laid out in their book ” —Yahoo!'s The Daily Ticker
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