GETTING THERE: A Book of Mentors

Gillian Zoe Segal

In Getting There, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to success. In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. Getting There is for everyone—from students contemplating their future to the vast majority of us facing challenges or seeking to reach our potential.

Subjects include, Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, John Paul DeJoria, Sara Blakely, Anderson Cooper, Graydon Carter, Kathy Ireland, Frank Gehry, Daniel Boulud, Ian Schrager, Leslie Moonves, Matthew Weiner, Jillian Michaels, David Boies, and Jeff Koons, among others.

About the Author

Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of Getting There: A Book of Mentors and New York Characters. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She lives in Manhattan and is also a photographer. Visit her at

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