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    Happiness at Work : Be Resilient, Motivated and Successful - No Matter What 1st Edition (English, Paperback, Srikumar S. Rao)

    Happiness at Work : Be Resilient, Motivated and Successful - No Matter What 1st Edition  (English, Paperback, Srikumar S. Rao)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Mcgraw Hill Education
    • ISBN: 9780070703674, 0070703671
    • Edition: 1st Edition, 2010
    • Pages: 256
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    Happiness At Work: Be Resilient, Motivated And Successful - No Matter What shows readers how to be resilient, stay motivated, and be successful even during rough economic and personal crunches.

    Summary Of The Book

    Happiness At Work: Be Resilient, Motivated And Successful - No Matter What is based on the author’s course at Columbia University Business School. The book deals with personal development as much as with success in career, and it argues that the two are in fact closely interrelated. The course as well as the book essentially talks about how we can create joy even when things may not be going well in our lives.

    The book brings home the point that many of the upheavals in life are beyond our control, but the way we react to these unpleasant changes is still in our hands. The book argues that in spite of the bad things that happen in our lives, we can still be successful if we chose to. It also reveals to readers the vital wisdom that they require in order to achieve joy and success in their lives through a stronger inner self and a greater resilient force.

    Happiness At Work: Be Resilient, Motivated And Successful - No Matter What shows readers that their unhappiness is not a result of the negative things that might be happening in their lives, rather it is caused by how they perceive those negative things. While the ideas presented in the book show a strong Buddhist influence, the book in itself is presented in a simple and straightforward way to which anyone can relate to, especially in the context of the current global economic crises.

    Happiness At Work: Be Resilient, Motivated And Successful - No Matter What is altogether a thought provoking book that channels the mind away from negativity and forces the readers to see things neutrally instead of generalizing them as bad. The book features concise and interesting chapters of two to three pages along with thought provoking exercises.

    About Srikumar S. Rao

    Srikumar S. Rao is an author, professor and inspirational speaker.

    His other published titles include Are You Ready To Succeed?, Unconventional Strategies To Achieving Personal Mastery In Business And Life, and The Happiness Matrix: Creativity & Personal Mastery.

    Rao was born in 1951 in Mumbai. He completed his schooling from the Ramakrishna Mission School in Narendrapur in West Bengal. He completed his undergraduate degree with a physics major at St. Stephen’s College in Delhi. Rao also completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He later went to the US for his doctoral studies and earned a Ph.D in Marketing from Columbia Business School. He is currently an adjunct professor as Haas School of Business at the University of California, and also at London Business School. Rao and his wife, Meena Rao, have two children, Gowri and Gautam.

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    • Publication Year
      • 2010 May
    • Table of Contents
      • Introduction
        1. What You Need is a Paradigm Shift
        2. Don't Stick a Label on It!
        3. Why Positive Thinking is Bad For You
        4. Be a Daruma Doll
        5. Let It Go-Babies Do
        6. Think Your Problem is Managing Time? It's Not
        7. What do you really do (part 1)?
        8. What do you really do (part 2)?
        9. What do you notice?
        10. Why affirmations can actually hurt you and what to do about it
        11. Not a trivial question
        12. Are you really happy? I suspect not
        13. Happiness is your birthright-grab it now!
        14. Invest in the process, not the outcome
        15. On wild horses and freedom
        15. Taming the horses-'tain't easy but it can be done
        17. The Bard had it right!
        18. The scientist who cheated. You cheat too!
        19. A hugely important question: who am I?
        20. Another hugely important question
        21. There is no mechanisms!
        22. How big is your pile?
        23. Where are they now?
        24. It's your model-not reality!!
        25. Quiet the tumultuous horde!
        26. The question itself is irrelevant!
        27. It's not fair!
        28. The root of all your problems
        29. Is anything for real?
        30. Standing on slippery rocks
        31. What counts is what's inside you
        32. What to do when fear strikes
        33. Beware the stories you tell and the company you keep!
        34. A new model of the world
        35. Where does your journey take you?

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    • Authored By
      • Srikumar S. Rao
    • Author Info
      • "Srikumar S. Rao created ""Creativity and Personal Mastery, "" the pioneering course that was among the most popular and highest rated at many of the world's top business schools. It remains the only such course to have its own alumni association. His work has been covered by major media including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Time, Fortune, BusinessWeek, the London Times, the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. CNN, PBS, and Voice of America, and dozens of radio and TV stations have interviewed him.Please visit www.srikumarsrao.com for many tools and useful resources.You can follow him on Twitter @srikumarsrao"
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    Watch the video instead

    I don't know if the book came first or the video but buying the book is unnecessary if you watched the video.

    Nowadays everything is readily available in the "videoed" format instead of the "book" format for ready consumption.
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