It's Called Work for a Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Dec 28, 2006 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Larry Wignet offers sharp, unapologetic—and invaluable—advice for succeeding in the work world

For all those who are frustrated at work, who seem to have no luck in business, who are underappreciated at the office, who are uninspired by their daily tasks, who just aren’t finding the career success they desire, Larry Winget is ready to share his wisdom:

It’s called work for a reason.

It's time for a swift kick in the pants from The Pitbull of Personal Development®, Larry Winget. Studies say that we actually work only half the time we are on the job. So then whose fault is it when we don’t get the results we want? Stop making excuses for your lack of success and stop acting like someone owes you a living.  Larry is here to ruffle your feathers and show you how to take responsibility for your results. Whether you punch a clock, own your own business, or manage other people, Larry's advice will work for you.

Find out why:

Success is simple Teamwork doesn't work Our co-workers are really only "co-goers" Results are everything You don't have to love your job (but it helps!)

Remember the work ethic of your parents and grandparents and make yourself worth more than you cost. That's the way to get ahead, and there's no big secret that will get you there quicker.

  

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Review: It's Called Work for a Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault

User Review  - Eric Stephenson - Goodreads

Love the down to earth, no BS style of his writing. Already starting reading another book by him! Read full review

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User Review  - Digvijay Singh - Goodreads

This is only the 2nd book I have ever read, which is relevant to the reality of the corporate world. The first one was Linchpin. It's called work for a reason taken no prisoners, and is a must read for anyone who even remotely wishes to be among the top 1% of performers. Read full review

Contents

Preface
Its Called WORK for a Reason
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 14
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
CHAPTER 17
CHAPTER 18

CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 19
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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Larry Winget is one of the country’s leading business speakers and a member of the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame. He is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers You’re Broke Because You Want to Be and It’s Called Work for a Reason!, and the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller Shut Up, Stop Whining, and Get a Life.

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