Getting There: A Book of Mentors

Getting There: A Book of Mentors Review

          
                      
The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In Getting There, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top. In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. Getting There is for everyone—from students contemplating their futures to the vast majority of us facing challenges or seeking to reach our potential.

Title:Getting There: A Book of Mentors

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  • Guy

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  • Tori DeGiosio

    I absolutely loved "Getting There" by Gillian Zoe Segal. This book was given to me as a gift after graduation. I love that you can read it piece by piece, and skip around to learn about all these fasc...

  • Alex

    This book was a great compilation of successful people in many different industries. It was nice to hear their stories and I appreciate that those stories weren't cookie cutter like some books in this...

  • Jake Blair

    This book provides great insight into the life journey of many individuals in a diverse spectrum of fields. Each person's section is about 4 pages on average and all carry a common theme of positive t...

  • Nana

    Beautiful book. Inspiring stories. We all need mentors. I received this book as a Firstreads winner, and will pass it on to someone who may need a little motivation and inspiration to see a future. ...

  • J.F. Penn

    Great book packed full of life lessons. An overwhelming theme is persistence and continuing even after failure ...

  • Ramu Vairavan

    The things that struck me about this book: all the stories are in first-person, it's as if you are having a one-on-one chat with these people who made it big in life. Their stories are candid - they d...

  • Lexi Eisenberg

    Enjoyed this book. The author is right that a lot of the mentors in this book were at one point or another door-to-door salesmen and women and/or cold callers, which forced them to build resilience. M...

  • Marathon County Public Library

    Curious about how Warren Buffett, Jillian Michaels, or Michael Bloomberg became so successful? Read about the road to success from these public figures and more who excel in a variety of careers. Each...

  • Marina

    It was interesting to see the different stories of success. They started to become a little repetitive, but that was interesting in its own way. The constant salesmen/saleswomen gigs. The constant fai...