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Christopher Gergen is a founding partner of New Mountain Ventures and a lifelong entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and chairman of SMARTHINKING, the leading provider of online tutoring in the U.S. He is also a visiting lecturer and director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative in the Hart Leadership Program at Duke University. Christopher lives with his wife and two children in Washington, D.C.
Gregg Vanourek is a founding partner of New Mountain Ventures. Previously, he ran Vanourek Consulting Solutions and served as senior vice president of School Development for K12 Inc., and vice president for Programs at the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. He is coauthor of Charter Schools in Action and lives with his wife and daughter in Denver, Colorado.
|List of Interviews||p. xxvii|
|Surveying the Landscape|
|Understanding Life Entrepreneurship||p. 3|
|Life Entrepreneurs in Action||p. 25|
|Discovering Core Identity||p. 38|
|Preparing for the Journey|
|Awakening to Opportunity||p. 65|
|Envisioning the Future||p. 80|
|Developing Goals and Strategies||p. 93|
|Blazing a Trail|
|Building Healthy Support Systems||p. 111|
|Taking Action and Making a Difference||p. 129|
|Embracing Renewal and Reinvention||p. 145|
|Conclusion: Creating a New Future||p. 165|
|Life Entrepreneurship Primer||p. 181|
|Exercises and Helpful Resources||p. 187|
|Interview Methodology||p. 189|
|The Authors||p. 199|
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