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Profiles of Black Success: Thirteen Creative Geniuses Who Changed the World
Profiles of Black Success: Thirteen Creative Geniuses Who Changed the World by Gene N. Landrum 157392119X 9781573921190
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Profiles of Black Success: Thirteen Creative Geniuses Who Changed the World by Gene N. Landrum

Gene Landrum has expanded his popular profiles series to feature 13 special individuals whose extraordinary achievements result from an insatiable internal drive and a demand for excellence despite few inherited advantages. What are the characteristics which brought them creative and entrepreneurial success? Are these characteristics of genius inherited or acquired? Profiles of Black Success focuses on five important factors historical mentors, (e.g., Frederick Douglass or Martin Luther King, Jr.), nature versus nurture, crisis and creativity, success imprints, and personality making his work contrary to the Bell Curve Theory. Landrums examples of the highly talented concentrate on distinctive outlets to realise creative potential: Business Power Berry Gordy, John Johnson, Reginald Lewis; Entertainment Bill Cosby, Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey; Humanities Maya Angelou, Paul Robeson; Politics Shirley Chisholm, Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall, Colin Powell; and Sports Michael Jordan.

Author: Gene N. Landrum

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 402

Publisher: Prometheus

Publication Date: 1997-02-01

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