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By G. Richard Shell

Wharton professor Richard Shell created the Success direction to assist his world-class MBA students solution questions that aren’t as obvious as they appear: “What, for me, is success?” and “How will I in achieving it?”

Based on that acclaimed path, Springboard shows find out how to investigate the hidden influences of kin, media, and tradition in your beliefs about good fortune. Then it is helping you determine your unique passions and services, so that you can focus extra on what supplies that means and excitement to your existence, and not more on what you are “supposed” to want.

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