Hearts Guts And Luck Chapter Summary

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1. Describe two things this book aims to leave the reader: Hearts, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business, by Richard J. Harrington, Tsun - Yan Hsieh, and Anthony k. Tjan aims to leave the reader with self-awareness and "practical wisdom, case studies, and habits" which will aid the reader in getting and maintaining a job (Harrington et al, 2012, Our Purpose and a Guide to this book, p. 3, 3). Regarding self-awareness, Harrington; Hsieh; and Tjan, want to help the reader understand who they are by having the reader identify whether they are either "Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck" (2012, Our purpose and a Guide to this book, p. 3 - 4, 4). Moreover, this book explains the different…show more content…
9, 10). For many years at Thomson, Dick was involved in many different job positions until he became CEO of the company(Harrington et al, 2012, Our Purpose and a Guide to this book, p. 9, 10). During his status of CEO, Dick repositioned Thomson from being a newspaper to an information company: Thomson Reuters (Harrington et al, 2012, Our Purpose and a Guide to this book, p. 10, 10). Furthermore, when Dick was CEO, he met Tony Tjan, the other co-author of this textbook. In concluding, Harrington retired from Thomson Reuters in 2008 and is currently a partner and chairman of Cue Ball (Harrington et al, 2012, Our Purpose and a Guide to this book, p. 10, 10). 3. Why is gaining self-awareness important? Self-awareness is essential as one understands their strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, being aware of one's strengths allows one to understand what one is good at and understanding one's weaknesses will enable one to know what they are not good at: encourages improvement. Ultimately being self-aware and knowing one's strengths and weaknesses will allow one to better understand who they are. 4. Briefly describe the eight wisdom

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