Winning at Work

Author: Court Durkalski
Publisher: Higherlife Development Services
ISBN: 9781935245452
Format: PDF, Docs
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Every day millions of people show up for work to do a job they don't enjoy for a boss they don't like for pay they consider insufficient. Sound familiar? Maybe you are one of the lucky ones who likes what you do for a living. But whether you are stuck in a job you don't like or look forward to work every day, you have the opportunity to increase your level of satisfaction, significance, joy and productivity. In Winning at Work, you will uncover secrets to getting ahead that perhaps you've never considered before. This is not just another self-help book. Be prepared to be surprised, delighted and maybe, just maybe inspired to embrace ideas and habits that will cause you to get more out of the time you spend on the job. So get ready for change! Just one hour of reading Winning at Work will revolutionize your life!

The Only Way to Win

Author: Jim Loehr
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1857889703
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The conditioning begins early in our lives. Great achievements will bring lasting happiness and fulfillment; great achievements form the bedrock of stable self-esteem and strong character; great achievements will become the foundation for a successful life. If these well-intentioned promises are true, why does winning never seem to be enough? In The Only Way to Win, Jim Loehr draws upon two decades of work with Fortune 500 executives; world-class athletes such as Monica Seles, Dan Jansen, and Eric Lindros; and other high achievers at the Human Performance Institute (HPI) to reveal surprising insights about achievement motivation. Specifically, Loehr finds that the blind pursuit of external achievement often results in emptiness, addiction, and, ironically, poor performance. It’s not really about what you achieve, he argues, it’s about who you become as a consequence of the chase. From the bestselling author of On Form, comes a compelling, practical, and hopeful read filled with relatable stories and useful exercises. The Only Way to Win will serve as a powerful wake-up call for business leaders, employees, teachers, and coaches. It will also provide inspiration for readers looking to perform better, achieve more, and change both their own lives and those of the people they influence.

Work Life

Author: Cali Williams Yost
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440628283
Format: PDF, Docs
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The empowering new 3-step guide to combining work and life strategically, creatively, and successfully. The message is simple: Work doesn't have to be all or nothing. There are countless combinations of balancing work and life between these extremes. People can establish boundaries and change the way work fits into their lives, in a way that's good for employees and employers. Work+Life provides the tools to adjust the "work" portion of life in order to have more time and/or energy for personal responsibilities and interests. Even a small change can make a big difference. Industry expert Cali Yost has been working with people on all sides of the issue: employees and managers at companies such as General Electric/NBC, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, and Ernst & Young, and EAPs nationwide that help companies help their employees. They all say the same thing--Work+Life is the missing piece of the puzzle, providing readers with invaluable work life balance tips and putting them on the cutting edge of the workplace revolution.

The Teamwork Ladder

Author: William J. Nippard
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449726933
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“The lessons taught in this book will increase productivity, improve performance and most importantly, bring members of your organization to a higher level of satisfaction both in and outside the workplace. The author’s straightforward, common-sense approach makes for an enjoyable read.” —David Newell, editor, Advertiser; Board of Judges, Canadian Newspaper Association Does your organization have great people and strong assets, yet underachieve? Many employees and employers believe they are doing the right things yet are not getting their desired results. The Teamwork Ladder teaches you specific improvements needed to bring the success and fulfillment you crave. In addition, it teaches how to implement those changes smoothly and proficiently within your unique organization. After reading this book, you will understand what has been getting in your way, preventing you from being where you want and deserve to be. You will also realize your strengths, so you can build on your constructive actions. Learn the secrets of productively working with others. Clarify what it takes for you to be living the life you dream of living. It is possible, and even easier than you may think to achieve your wildest, most ideal dreams. The Teamwork Ladder provides the practical and sensible model you need. Start building your very own teamwork ladder today, and enjoy the climb to higher levels of job fulfillment and MAXIMUM success.

Find Your Why

Author: Simon Sinek
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101992980
Format: PDF, ePub
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Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do – in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations. Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek’s powerful insights so that you can find more inspiration at work -- and in turn inspire those around you. I believe fulfillment is a right and not a privilege. We are all entitled to wake up in the morning inspired to go to work, feel safe when we’re there and return home fulfilled at the end of the day. Achieving that fulfillment starts with understanding exactly WHY we do what we do. As Start With Why has spread around the world, countless readers have asked me the same question: How can I apply Start With Why to my career, team, company or nonprofit? Along with two of my colleagues, Peter Docker and David Mead, I created this hands-on, step-by-step guide to help you find your WHY. With detailed exercises, illustrations, and action steps for every stage of the process, Find Your Why can help you address many important concerns, including: * What if my WHY sounds just like my competitor’s? * Can I have more than one WHY? * If my work doesn’t match my WHY, what should I do? * What if my team can’t agree on our WHY? Whether you've just started your first job, are leading a team, or are CEO of your own company, the exercises in this book will help guide you on a path to long-term success and fulfillment, for both you and your colleagues. Thank you for joining us as we work together to build a world in which more people start with WHY. Inspire on! -- Simon

How to Be Happy at Work

Author: Annie McKee
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1633696812
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Life's too short to be unhappy at work "I'm working harder than I ever have, and I don't know if it's worth it anymore." If you're a manager or leader, these words have probably run through your mind. So many of us are feeling fed up, burned out, and unhappy at work: the constant pressure and stress, the unending changes, the politics--people feel as though they can't give much more, and performance is suffering. But it's work, after all, right? Should we even expect to be fulfilled and happy at work? Yes, we should, says Annie McKee, coauthor of the bestselling Primal Leadership. In her new transformative book, she makes the most compelling case yet that happiness--and the full engagement that comes with it--is more important than ever in today's workplace, and she sheds new light on the powerful relationship of happiness to individual, team, and organizational success. Based on extensive research and decades of experience with leaders, this book reveals that people must have three essential elements in order to be happy at work: A sense of purpose and the chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves A vision that is powerful and personal, creating a real sense of hope Resonant, friendly relationships With vivid and moving real-life stories, the book shows how leaders can use these powerful pillars to create and sustain happiness even when they're under pressure. By emphasizing purpose, hope, and friendships they can also ensure a healthy, positive climate for their teams and throughout the organization. How to Be Happy at Work deepens our understanding of what it means to be truly fulfilled and effective at work and provides clear, practical advice and instruction for how to get there--no matter what job you have.

How We Work

Author: Leah Weiss, PhD
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062565079
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“I have long thought that what the Buddha taught can be seen as a highly developed science of mind which, if made more accessible to a lay audience, could benefit many people. I believe that Dr. Weiss’s book, in combining such insights with science and good business practice, offers an effective mindfulness based program that many will find helpful.” --His Holiness, the Dalai Lama A practical guide to bringing our whole selves to our professional work, based on the author’s overwhelmingly popular course at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In today’s workplace, the traditional boundaries between "work" and "personal" are neither realistic nor relevant. From millennials seeking employment in the sharing economy to Gen Xers telecommuting to Baby Boomers creating a meaningful second act, the line that separates who we are from the work we do is blurrier than ever. The truth is, we don’t show up for our jobs as a portion of ourselves—by necessity, we bring both our hearts and our minds to everything we do. In How We Work, mindfulness expert and creator of the perennially-waitlisted Stanford Business School course "Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion" Dr. Leah Weiss explains why this false dichotomy can be destructive to both our mental health and our professional success. The bad news, says Weiss, is that nothing provides more opportunities for negative emotions—anxiety, anger, envy, fear, and paranoia, to name a few—than the dynamics of the workplace. But the good news is that these feelings matter. How we feel at and about work matters—to ourselves, to the quality of our work, and ultimately to the success of the organizations for which we work. The path to productivity and success, says Weiss, is not to change jobs, to compartmentalize our feelings, or to create a false "professional" identity—but rather to listen to the wisdom our feelings offer. Using mindfulness techniques, we can learn how to attend to difficult feelings without becoming subsumed by them; we can develop an awareness of our bigger picture goals that orients us and allows us to see purpose in even the most menial tasks. In How We Work, Weiss offers a set of practical, evidence-based strategies for practicing mindfulness in the real world, showing readers not just how to survive another day, but how to use ancient wisdom traditions to sharpen their abilities, enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills, and improve their satisfaction.

Five Minutes on Mondays

Author: Alan Lurie
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780137011667
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Imagine the leaders of one of New York City’s top real-estate firms coming together every Monday morning to hear…the moral and spiritual thoughts of a Rabbi. Wouldn’t you like to be a fly on the wall? To hear the paths Alan Lurie traced for his listeners, how he helped them bring together their spiritual and business lives, the sacred and the profane? Five Minutes on Mondays compiles these talks for the first time, sharing Lurie’s deep and profound inspiration on the challenges we all face–at work, and in life. Lurie draws on millennia of philosophy, theology, and science to help us answer our deepest questions, comfort our deepest yearnings, and become better people–more connected to each other, and to the Greater Purpose. • Prosper while keeping your integrity • Balance faith, honor, and ambition • Use your workplace as your moral and spiritual "gymnasium" • Find deeper meaning and purpose in your work • Face your fears and failures, and keep going • Gain real respect–and give it • Live one authentic life–at work, and everywhere else

Meaningful Work

Author: Shawn Askinosie
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101993774
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The founder and CEO of Askinosie Chocolate, an award-winning craft chocolate factory, shows readers how he discovered the secret to purposeful work and business − and how we can too, no matter what work we do. Askinosie Chocolate is a small-batch, award winning chocolate company widely considered to be a vanguard in the industry. Known for sourcing 100% of his cocoa beans directly from farmers across the globe, Shawn Askinosie has pioneered direct trade and profit sharing in the craft chocolate industry with farmers in Tanzania, Ecuador, and the Philippines. In addition to developing relationships with smallholder farmers, the company also partners with schools in their origin communities to provide lunch to 1,600 children every day with no outside donations. Twenty-five years ago, Shawn Askinosie was a successful criminal defense lawyer trying his first murder death penalty case that would later go on to become a Dateline special. For many years he found law satisfying, but after several high profile trials he reached a breaking point and found solace in the search for a new career. In this inspiring guide to discovering a vocation that feeds your heart and soul, Askinosie describes his quest to discover more meaningful work – a search that led him to volunteering in the palliative care wing of a hospital, to a Trappist monastery where he became inspired by the monks focus on “being” rather than “doing,” and eventually traipsing through jungles across the globe in search of excellent cocoa bean farmers to make award winning chocolate. Askinosie shares his hard-won insights into doing work that reflects one’s values and purpose in life. He shares with readers visioning tools that can be used in any industry or field to create a work life that is inspired and fulfilling. Askinosie shows us that everyone has the capacity to find meaning in their work and be a positive force for good in the world.

Real Happiness

Author: Sharon Salzberg
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1788171470
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thousands of years prove it and Western science backs it: meditation helps us defuse stress, experience greater tranquillity, find a sense of wholeness, strengthen our relationships and face our fears. Meditation connects us to our inner-most feelings and challenges our habits of self-judgment. It helps protect the brain against ageing and improves our capacity for learning new things. Meditation opens the door to real and accessible happiness. And it's as easy as sitting down and taking a breath. Real Happiness is the most effective, approachable guide to this transformative technique. Beginning with the simplest breathing and sitting techniques, leading teacher of meditation Sharon Salzberg distils 30 years of experience and shows how to start and maintain an effective meditation practice. With clear lessons on concentration, mindfulness and lovingkindness laid out in the book and audio, you'll see that transforming your life can be achieved in 20 minutes a day. It's not religious, it's not esoteric - this book will help you find resilience, peace, clarity and balance with 12 simple practices. This is a repackage of The Power of Meditation.