Springboard Named “Business Book of the Year” By Top Business Bookseller!

Springboard was awarded the top book prize for 2013 from the nation’s largest business bookseller.  The citation calls it “an incredibly uplifting book” that belongs “on the shelves, and in the hearts and minds, of anyone who wants to be more successful.” https://800ceoread.com/…/springboard-g-richard-shell-english

 



Business Book Experts Name Springboard As Top Personal Development Book

America’s #1 business book website, 800CEOREAD, awarded Springboard its top prize as the best Personal Development book for business readers published in 2013.  Springboard prevailed over a short list that included Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, Daniel Goleman’s Focus, Adam Grant’s Give and Take, and Shawn Achor’s Before Happiness. http://blog.800ceoread.com/2013/12/16/2013-800-ceo-read-business-book-awards-personal-development/.

 

 



Fast Company on “5 Profound Insights On Success From a Wharton Prof Devoted to Understanding It”

Mark C. Crowley pens a major piece on G. Richard Shell for Fast Company:

“When Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell was faced with a life-threatening illness, he was forced to think about the big picture. What was success to him? Since then, Shell has dedicated his life to helping folks find true meaning in their own lives and work….”

http://www.fastcompany.com/3016575/dialed/5-profound-insights-on-success-from-a-wharton-prof-devoted-to-understanding-it



Penn Gazette on “Shell’s Odyssey”

Penn Gazette‘s latest issue features G. Richard Shell and SPRINGBOARD:

“Wharton professor Richard Shell’s unorthodox new book on success draws on his own wandering path to an academic career – which included jobs house-painting and fundraising in DC, a nasty bout of hepatitis in a Kabul flophouse, and a flirtation with monastic life in Korea – and celebrates the power of uncertainty.”

http://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0913/feature3_1.html



G. Richard Shell on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane”

Shell recently discussed his new book, SPRINGBOARD, on WHYY Philadelphia Public Radio’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane.” http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/2013/08/09/launching-ones-personal-search-for-success/



Booklist gives SPRINGBOARD a starred review

“In addition to [Shell’s] obvious expertise in the specialities of negotiation, persuasion, and interpersonal influence, his outstanding book on achieving success has exactly what this kind of examination needs, common sense and encouragement.” – Brad Hooper, STARRED Booklist



Video: WooFactor

From MoneyWatch: How do you convince people to buy into your latest idea? The Art of Woo author and Wharton School professor Richard Shell shares his insights with MoneyWatch.com’s Eric Schurenberg and explains why President Barack Obama is such an excellent “woo-master.”

http://youtu.be/Nj1LxitX4ik