Take a Lesson


Black Achievers on How They Made It and What They Learned Along the Way

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<p><b>A fascinating set of&nbsp;Black&nbsp;perspectives on&nbsp;what it takes to succeed today</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>In&nbsp;<i>Take a Lesson: Today’s Black Achievers on How They Made It and What They Learned Along the Way, Updated and Revised</i>,&nbsp;award-winning journalist and&nbsp;author Caroline Clarke&nbsp;once again compels&nbsp;a dynamic list of&nbsp;Black business heroes and role models to&nbsp;openly&nbsp;share their own&nbsp;goals,&nbsp;hits, and&nbsp;misses, exploring what they overcame and what they&rsquo;re still working to overcome, not just for themselves, but for their peers and&nbsp;would be peers, who the equity odds are still against.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>In this book, you&rsquo;ll find:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Updated interviews with Black corporate titans&nbsp;containing critically important lessons about business success&nbsp;</li> <li>Deeply personal&nbsp;accounts of the journeys of Black&nbsp;superachievers&nbsp;from a diverse set of backgrounds and industries&nbsp;who are still rising in their industries&nbsp;</li> <li>Insights into the&nbsp;ways the world has changed&mdash;and the ways it hasn&rsquo;t&mdash;since the release of the first edition in 2001&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for Black students&nbsp;and&nbsp;early-career professionals&nbsp;looking for&nbsp;proven&nbsp;ways to navigate the unique challenges they&rsquo;ll face,&nbsp;<i>Take&nbsp;a Lesson&nbsp;</i>is also a great&nbsp;resource&nbsp;for allies&nbsp;seeking&nbsp;to gain perspective on&nbsp;a&nbsp;critically important&nbsp;set of experiences.&nbsp;While these stories&nbsp;are specifically of&nbsp;Black success, their ability to inform, inspire, and&nbsp;reaffirm the value of ambition and perseverance, no matter the odds or era,&nbsp;transcends&nbsp;race.&nbsp;</p>