John Psarouthakis, a pioneering scientist-entrepreneur and member of Leadership 100,
released a new book, Elisabeth’s Gift
, in which he chronicles the story of his upbringing, after being orphaned.
Raised by a wise, loving and caring lady called Aunt Elisabeth, who recognized his talent and developed in him the essential qualities of discipline and character that turned virtue into accomplishment, he credits her with having created the foundations that helped him overcome challenges in his life and live up to changes as they happened.
Dr. Psarouthakis was a pioneering scientist in the early years of the USA Space program, a director of technology and a management executive in the manufacturing industry and an entrepreneur whose first company was included in the Fortune 500 industrial corporations. He was born in Crete in Greece and completed high school there. He subsequently studied at MIT, the University of Maryland, and Carnegie Mellon University. He has taught at his alma maters and at the University of Michigan. Currently he isan executive management coachwith his new company, www.jp-mc.com, and selectively lectures on business enterprise and society and on technology and society.
Elisabeth’s Gifthas been called by reviewers “extraordinary” and filled with moving imagery of a time in Crete gone by. The late Archbishop Iakovos, who had read the manuscript, wrote to the author, “Every page requires your attention. It wants to talk to you, to narrate an entire life".
was published by Xlibris books in June, 2008 and can
be purchased at Xlibris bookstore. For more information, contact Xlibris
at (888) 795-4274 or on the web at www.Xlibris.com