Your Job Survival Guide

Your Job Survival Guide

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Selected by IBM Competitive Edge Book Club Selection. qThe beauty of this book on top of its life-saving timeliness is its capacity to give the reader concrete steps to live the good life and enjoy it. The book made me understand that work can be more fun than fun.a€ a€“Warren Bennis, Ph.D., University Professor, University of Southern California, coauthor, Judgment: How Great Leaders Make Winning Calls and Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor Change. Ita€™s your job. It just wona€™t stop. Ita€™s relentless. It keeps coming at you like never-ending rapids in a permanent whitewater river. Change will burn you out if you dona€™t learn how to handle it. This book is not, however, about mere survival. It is about thriving amidst the challenges of your permanent whitewater world at work. a€cProtect your career, improve your resilience, and seize the opportunities in turbulent times a€cTake charge, learn to pace yourself, set your own course, and lead others in ad-hoc teams a€cRide the rapids and rediscover play and adventure in todaya€™s demanding work environment a€cLearn from research and the experiences of hundreds of professionals in industries from energy to telecommunications to financial services to health care Therea€™s nothing abstract or cute about the way this book talks about change: This is practical, grounded knowledge for managing your life in a business world thata€™s churning with change. Gregory Shea, Ph.D. and Robert Gunther show how to keep your working life on course instead of being pushed beyond your limits...find fun and fulfillment...regroup and rebound from failure...protect yourself from events you cana€™t predict...take charge of your life, an your future!A Manual for Thriving in Change Gregory Shea PhD, Robert E. Gunther. The Eskimo ... DANGEROUS WATERS A talented executive from a major corporation once attended one of Grega#39;s executive education programs. He was about 50, a bitanbsp;...

Title:Your Job Survival Guide
Author:Gregory Shea PhD, Robert E. Gunther
Publisher:FT Press - 2008-08-11


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