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Author: GIllian Zoe Segal Narrator: Alex Hyde-White, Jorjeana Marie, René Ruiz Publisher: Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2017 ISBN: 9781518945526
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The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In Getting There, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top.

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 futures to the vast majority of us facing challenges or seeking to reach our potential.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The three narrators chosen to read these first-person biographical sketches could not be more engaging or fun to hear. A surprising number of these achievers had rocky start…Their stories, propelled by these authentic performances, will speak powerfully to listeners who are just getting started on their own journey to greatness. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”


  • “Kudos to Gillian Zoe Segal for assembling this remarkable group of visionaries and helping them all tell their stories without filters or false bravado. Getting There is both empowering and illuminating.”

    Piper Kerman, New York Times bestselling author

  • “For life-changing, real-world advice.”

    Vanity Fair

  • “The tales in Getting There ring authentic—so they’re actually useful.”

    Fast Company

  • “Thought-provoking advice from some of the world’s best-known success stories.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • "Getting There is a great book whether you’re just starting out or well into your career. Somehow, Gillian Zoe Segal has gotten these leaders to share their stories in a unique, authentic, and revealing way. Their insights will inspire you and help clarify many of the key challenges you must face in building a successful professional life.”

    Robert Steven Kaplan, senior associate dean and professor, Harvard Business School

  • A 2018 Audie Award Finalist for Best Business/Personal Development Narration
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

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About the Author

Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of Getting There and New York Characters. She received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law.

About the Narrators

Hillary Huber, a Los Angeles–based voice talent with hundreds of commercials and promos under her belt, was bitten by the audiobook bug in 2005. She now records books on a regular basis and has been nominated for several Audie Awards and won numerous Earphones Awards.

Jorjeana Marie has worked extensively as an actress, comedian, writer, and audiobook narrator. Her narrations have earned her several Earphones Awards. She has performed in hundreds of commercials and starred in the pilot Listen to Grandpa, Andy Ling with Elliott Gould. She is a stand-up comic who has opened for Richard Lewis, Louie Anderson, and Kathleen Madigan. Her video game credits include Final Fantasy, Crackdown 2, and Star Guardians. She loves reading so much it gets her into trouble.

René Ruiz studied music education at the University of Texas and has won acclaim in local productions and musical revues, including roles in West Side Story, A Chorus Line, and Forever Plaid. He also spent many years working for Walt Disney World as a featured actor, singer, and announcer.