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Soundview Exeuctive Book Summaries to Host Webinar with James Cusumano

Soundview Executive Book Summaries will host an interactive webinar on May 21st with best-selling author James Cusumano, to discuss the concepts in his latest book, Balance: The Business-Life Connection.

Philadelphia, PA, May 16, 2013 --( In this Soundview Live webinar, Balance: Eight Steps for Success in Any Business, James Cusumano will provide a proven template for creating a successful business, and simultaneously, long-term balance and fulfillment in your personal life. Drawing from his just-released book Balance: The Business-Life Connection, the author brings three decades of diverse experience in technology and entertainment, which include Rock Star, Corporate Executive, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker, and Holistic Hotelier. He will show how to identify and unleash the power of life purpose and passion leading to long-term personal and professional fulfillment. Learn more at

James A. Cusumano has worn many hats throughout his highly successful and eclectic career; starting out as a 50s rock n' roll recording artist, then moving on as a research scientist, and finally a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded two public companies.

Dr. Cusumano, born April 14, 1942, obtained a BA in 1964 and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry in 1968 from Rutgers University. Upon graduation, he served at Exxon Research and Engineering Company as a research scientist, and from 1971 to 1974 as the Director of Catalysis Research and Development at their Corporate Research Laboratory. He co-founded Catalytica, Inc. in 1974 in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. One of its business units, Catalytica Pharmaceuticals grew in less than 5 years from several people to 2,000 employees, $500 million in revenue and $1 billion market value on the NASDAQ. After the sale of Catalytica Pharmaceuticals, he founded Chateau Wally Films, which produce the successful film, What Matters Most, released in more than 50 countries. He subsequently moved to Prague, where he and his wife, Inez renovated Chateau Mcely, a 17th century castle, operated since 2006 as a five-star, holistic hotel, spa and forest retreat.

On the personal front, Dr. Cusumano enjoys hiking and mountaineering. He has two grown daughters, Actress, Polly Cole and Doreen Nelsen, five grandchildren, and lives in Prague.

Attendees will learn:
· The importance of listening carefully to the counsel of wise people -- "giants" -- we all meet along our life journey.
· How to impart balance, purpose, and fulfillment in both your personal and professional lives.
· Cusumano’s Fulfillment Formula - that pursuing your life Purpose based on your personal Essence leads to intense Passion, which ignites high levels of physical and emotional Energy that in turn unleashes unbound Creativity, leading to Innovation, a Return, Gratitude and long-term Fulfillment.
· The eight key elements that can result in long-term success in any business.

About Soundview Executive Book Summaries
Founded in 1978, Soundview pioneered the concept of distilling the key points and ideas of full-length business books into easy-to-read 8-page text and 20-minute audio summaries, helping readers maximize their time and business intelligence. They have continued to enhance the summary content with author interviews, interactive author webinars, and video interviews with executives. Soundview’s 100,000+ subscribers worldwide include CEOs, government leaders, entrepreneurs, business consultants, academics, and students. Soundview is a part of the Philadelphia, Pa.-based Concentrated Knowledge Corporation. Visit for more information about Soundview Executive Book Summaries.
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