by Gregg Vanourek

Book covers-Gregg Vanourek 3 books

Gregg Vanourek is co-author of three influential books and numerous books chapters and national reports. Gregg’s books:

LIFE Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives

This book is a clarion call for integrating our life and work with purpose and passion. It tells the stories of people who have reinvented themselves and infused their life and work with passion and fulfillment. (Co-authored with Christopher Gergen.)

Triple Crown Leadership: Building Excellent, Ethical, and Enduring Organizations

This book champions a better brand of leadership that builds excellent, ethical, and enduring organizations–ones that achieve exceptional positive impacts for their stakeholders, ethically, and sustainably. This book was a winner of the International Book Awards. (Co-authored with Bob Vanourek.)

Charter Schools in Action: Renewing Public Education

This book outlines a bold vision for how to renew public education with the needs of children, families, and educators in mind. (Co-authored with Drs. Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Bruno V. Manno.)

Testimonials for LIFE Entrepreneurs:

“This is one of the most inspiring and unique books I have come across in a long time. It addresses many of the most daunting dilemmas that modern workers face…. Their concept of ‘Life Entrepreneurship’ is a deep one.” -from the Foreword by Warren Bennis, best-selling author of On Becoming a Leader

“Highly effective people take a principled, integrated approach to life—inspired by vision and implemented with persistence. Gergen and Vanourek do a wonderful job bringing this philosophy to life through colorful storytelling and a well-conceived framework. Pick up this book and read it. It might change your life.” –Stephen R. Covey, best-selling author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“I highly recommend it.” –Howard Schultz, former Chairman and CEO, Starbucks

“Provocative reading for all those committed to creating a life of significance and meaning. Filled with helpful strategies and hopeful stories.” –Wendy Kopp, President and Founder, Teach for America

“A new approach to professional success and personal fulfillment… this book belongs on the nightstand of every thoughtful businessperson in America.” –Daniel Pink, best-selling author

“Gergen and Vanourek address the central issue of every emerging leader, ‘How can I design my life to be both fulfilling and significant?’… A must-read for all of us to use on our own journeys.” –Bill George, best-selling author, Authentic Leadership, former CEO, Medtronic


Testimonials for Triple Crown Leadership:

“A rare combination of deep insight and helpful research, and an important book. Relevant and timely. Smart and helpful guidance for leaders about today’s pressing problems.” –Stephen R. Covey and Stephen M. R. Covey, bestselling authors (from the Foreword)

“The Vanoureks have written the new leadership manifesto.” –Richard Leider, bestselling author of The Power of Purpose

“The best leadership book since Good to Great.” –Bob Whipple, CEO, Leadergrow, “The Trust Ambassador”

“This book makes a compelling case for the kind of leadership we so desperately need today. Triple crown leaders don’t take the easy way, they find the better way.” –Frances Hesselbein, Former CEO, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient

Other Writing

Gregg’s writing has been published or reviewed in Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Inc., Leader to Leader, New York Times, Publishers Weekly, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Post, Washington Times,, ColoradoBiz, Leaderonomics, People & Strategy,, and many more publications.

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