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Finishing well : what people that really live do differently
Buford, Bob.
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Brentwood, TN : Integrity Publishers, 2004.
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xix, 296 pages ; 24 cm
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Based on inspiring interviews with 60 remarkable people who have furthered their significance rather than to rest on their success. Includes trailblazers such as Peter Drucker, Roger Staubach, and Ken Blanchard.

Table of Contents

Ken Blanchard
Forewordp. XI
Introduction: Life IIp. XIII
Section I Is There Something More?
Chapter 1 Let's Do Lunchp. 1
Tom Luce: Law Firm Founder, Education Reformer
Chapter 2 Is There Something More?p. 9
Dallas Willard: Philosophy Professor, Author
Chapter 3 It's About Redefining What Makes You Get Up in the Morningp. 25
Wally Hawley: Venture Capitalist
Jay Bennett: Law Partner, Foundation Founder
Laura Nash: Harvard Research Fellow, Business Consultant
John Castle: Law Partner, Corporate Executive
Chapter 4 It's About Finding Your Corep. 39
Jeff Heller: EDS President, Foundation Trustee
Wilson Goode: Former Philadelphia Mayor, Youth Mentor
Peter Drucker: Management Expert, Teacher, Author
Dan Sullivan: Founder and CEO of The Strategic Coach
Chapter 5 It's Been in Your Life a Long, Long Timep. 51
Don Williams: CEO of Trammell Crow, Urban Renewal Innovator
Dr. Kenneth Cooper: Pioneer in Preventive Medicine and Fitness, Author
Chapter 6 It's About Finding the Significance Potential in Your Everyday Workp. 65
Steve Reinemund: Chairman of PepsiCo, Salvation Army Board Chairman
Margie Blanchard: Futurist, Speaker, Management Trainer
Ken Blanchard: Coauthor of One Minute Manager, Management Trainer
Section II Building Life II
Chapter 7 It's About Relationships and Prioritiesp. 79
Dr. Armand Nicholi: Author, Psychiatrist, Harvard Medical School Professor
Chapter 8 It's About Family Firstp. 93
Dick DeVos: President of Amway, Education Reformer
George Gallup: Public Opinion Researcher
John Findley: Corporate Executive, Foundation Founder
Tom Wilson: CEO of Leadership Network
Chapter 9 It's about Saying Nop. 105
Tom Tierney: CEO of Bain & Co., Nonprofit Consultant
Hamilton Jordan: Former White House Chief of Staff, Author, Entrepreneur
Chapter 10 It's about Giving and Receiving a Blessingp. 117
Merle Smith: Entrepreneur, Mentor
Earl Palmer: Pastor, Author, Conference Speaker
Howard Hendricks: Professor, Speaker, Author
John Snyder: Founder of Snyder Oil Company
Chapter 11 It's about the Power of New Purposep. 129
Michael Kami: Strategic Planning Consultant, Writer, Lecturer
Ali Hanna: Nuclear Physicist, McKinsey Executive, Alpha Cofounder
Randy Best: Venture Capitalist, Education Reformer
Vester Hughes: Law-Firm Founder
Chapter 12 It's about Repositioning--the Central Halftime Skillp. 145
Larry Allums: Institute CEO, Professor, Editor
Roger Staubach: Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback, Real Estate
Bill Solomon: CEO of Austin Industries, Civic Leader
Dr. Pat Thomas: Surgeon, Hospital Executive
Chapter 13 It's about finding (or Creating)p. 159
Jim Collins: Author
Rudy Rasmus: Inner-city Pastor, Benevolence Administrator
Section III Making It Happen
Chapter 14 It's about Putting Yourself at Riskp. 171
Millard Fuller: Founder of Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Bob Roberts: Pastor, International Church Planter
Tom McGehee: Collaborative Process Pioneer
Mike Shields: Wall Street Manager, Halftime Executive
Chapter 15 It's about Finding the Right Fitp. 185
Joe Miraglia: Senior VP of Human Resources for Motorola, Life Planning Consultant
Lloyd Reeb: Real Estate, Halftime Executive
John Leffin: Accenture, Halftime Executive
Byron Davis: President of Fisher-Price, Leadership Consultant
Chapter 16 The Way Out Is Throughp. 199
Mike Ullman: International Corporate Executive, Chairman of Mercy Ships
Cathey Brown: Founder of Rainbow Days
Denis Beausejour: Head of Marketing of P&G
Jeff Small: Ameritech, Willow Creek Community Church
Chapter 17 It's About Staying the Coursep. 215
Dr. Donald Seldin: Medical Educator, Researcher, Scholar
Stephen L. Clapp: Dean of the Juilliard School
Ralph Kirshbaum: Performing Cellist, Music Teacher
Lawrence Dutton: Performing Violist, Emerson String Quartet
James Surls: Award-winning Sculptor
John Russell: Sports Photographer
Clark Esser: Building Contractor
Chapter 18 It's about Running Through the Tapep. 229
Caroline Hunt: Rosewood Hotels, Lady Primrose Toiletries
Bill Pollard: Chairman of ServiceMasters, Business Ethicist
Frances Hesselbein: President of Girl Scouts, Nonprofit Institute Founder
Boone Pickens: Oil Executive, Philanthropist
Chapter 19 Finishing Wellp. 245
Os Guinness: Writer, Speaker, Trinity Forum
Appendix 1 Cast of Protagonistsp. 255
Appendix 2 The Consequences of Inertiap. 273
Appendix 3 Ten Principles for Life II--Peter Druckerp. 279
Appendix 4 The John 17 Prayerp. 285
Endnotesp. 289
Additional Resourcesp. 293
Acknowledgmentsp. 295