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I Took the Only Path To See You

A Guide to Finding Professional Success Without Sacrificing Personal Happiness

Fisher, Jon / Fisher, Gerald / Wang, Wallace


1. Edition September 2021
240 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-79020-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Learn how to achieve the highest levels of success without sacrificing who you are

In I Took the Only Path to See You, author and CEO Jon Fisher delivers an inspiring message that reminds readers that professional success does NOT have to come at the expense of personal happiness. Fisher is proof that professionals can achieve success on a grand scale without having to sacrifice their personal ethics, personal relationships, and more. The book's author shares the experiences of those who have risen to become leaders in their fields, some of whom are his close friends.

This important book teaches readers:
* How to achieve success without losing sight of being a good person
* That, while not everyone makes it to the top of their chosen field, everyone can always work toward healthy personal relationships
* That personal growth is the key to real and sustained personal happiness

Perfect for young entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals alike, I Took the Only Path to See You will also earn a place in the libraries of anyone interested in achieving personal fulfilment while pursuing material success. The road to true success and happiness starts with personal happiness.

Preface: University of San Francisco Commencement Speech, 2018


Chapter 1: The Most Important Choice in the World

Chapter 2: Understanding Happiness

Chapter 3: Believing in Yourself

Chapter 4: Choosing Your Own Path

Chapter 5: Hazards Along the Path to Passion

Chapter 6: Understanding True Success

Chapter 7: Overcoming Failure

Chapter 8: Choosing Your Role Models

Chapter 9: The Importance of Principles

Chapter 10: Dealing with Fear

Chapter 11: Achieving Your Dream


About the Author
Jon Fisher is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, author, speaker, philanthropist and inventor. Fisher is known for advocating start-up acquisition strategy versus an IPO and is the author of Strategic Entrepreneurism: Shattering the Start-Up Entrepreneurial Myths. He is the CEO and a co-founder of medical technology company, CrowdOptic and the inventor of Oracle Adaptive Access Manager.

Gerald A. Fisher has been an active member of the nuclear physics community for over 50 years. After graduating with a BS in physics and mathematics from the City College of New York, he received his PhD in nuclear physics from Stanford University. At San Francisco State University, he worked as head of the Physics Department for 20 years.

Wallace Wang is the author of Microsoft Office for Dummies and co-author of Breaking Into Acting For Dummies. Besides writing books, he also appears on two radio shows on KNSJ, teaches iOS programming through UCSD Extension, teaches game design at SDSU Global Campus, and runs a blog about screenwriting called The 15-Minute Movie Method and another blog called Cat Daily News.