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 aWarren 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. Itas your job. It just wonat stop. Itas relentless. It keeps coming at you like never-ending rapids in a permanent whitewater river. Change will burn you out if you donat 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. acProtect your career, improve your resilience, and seize the opportunities in turbulent times acTake charge, learn to pace yourself, set your own course, and lead others in ad-hoc teams acRide the rapids and rediscover play and adventure in todayas demanding work environment acLearn from research and the experiences of hundreds of professionals in industries from energy to telecommunications to financial services to health care Thereas 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 thatas 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 canat predict...take charge of your life, an your future!A Manual for Thriving in Change Gregory Shea PhD, Robert E. Gunther ... Keep your hands on the paddle and dig in. ... If you paddle a more stable river runner, you may play a little less THE POWER OF PLAY 75 Choose Your Equipment foranbsp;...
|Title||:||Your Job Survival Guide|
|Author||:||Gregory Shea PhD, Robert E. Gunther|
|Publisher||:||FT Press - 2008-08-11|