Rice’s Jones School to host launch event for new book ‘Stretch’

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David Ruth
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Jeff Falk
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Rice’s Jones School to host launch event for new book ‘Stretch’

HOUSTON – (Jan. 23, 2017) – Author and Rice University professor Scott Sonenshein will moderate a panel of business and thought leaders at the university’s Jones Graduate School of Business Feb. 9 to mark the launch of his new book, “Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less – and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined.” The book provides a groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life using the science of resourcefulness.

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

What: Launch of “Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less – and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined,” which hits bookstores Feb. 7, and a panel discussion of how “stretching” improves organizations, careers and lives.

Who: Scott Sonenshein, the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at the Jones School, and panelists Brené Brown, researcher, writer and entrepreneur; Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, Rice alumna and former chairman and CEO of Sunoco; Mike Feinberg, co-founder of KIPP charter schools; David Rhodes, Rice alumnus and president of CBS News; and Brock Wagner, Rice alumnus and founder of Saint Arnold Brewing Co.

When: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.

Where: Rice University, McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium, 6100 Main St. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage. For directions, see http://business.rice.edu/directions-and-parking.

The public must register at https://business.rice.edu/event/stretch-unlock-power-less-and-achieve-more-you-ever-imagined.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.