December 6, 2004

News & Opinion: Jim Collins - Built to Last [podcast]

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 1:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Built to Last Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras HarperAudio - October 2004 6 Hours/ 5 Discs - ISBN 0060589051 In October, HarperBusiness re-released Built to Last. The book has a new forward from Collins and the audiobook was expanded. The excerpt I have chosen is called "Ejected Like a Virus". This is a part of the book that has always stuck with me. I think it is the reason with I both thrived and eventually left GE. mp3 , 7min 36 sec, 12.1 MB

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.