Wake Up to a Happier Life: Finding Joy in the Work You Do Every Day

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Deseret Book Company, Aug 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 161 pages
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Having held 18 different jobs in various fields, author Amanda Dickson is keenly aware that not all work in equally enjoyable. In the trademark enthusiastic style that has made her a top-ranked radio personality and sought-after speaker, she offers practical suggestions for finding joy in whatever work you do. Included are ways to identify the work you were born to do and basic changes in attitude that will help you deal with less-than-ideal working conditions. Amanda's fresh outlook and laugh-out-loud humor will change the way you think about work...and life

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User Review  - Eduardo - Goodreads

This book was written for women to start with. I am not sure how it showed up in my bookshelf but it could have been my wife who bought it for herself or to give to one of my daughters. I guess it is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I really loved the concepts in this book. So many of the concepts I have heard before. This just became another validation of what I believe to be true principles. I like Amanda Dickson's upbeat, fun examples. This book was a joy to read. Quick and easy. Read full review


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Amanda Dickson is a radio announcer, author, newspaper columnist, and speaker based in Salt Lake City. Amanda earned her B.A. in English and her Juris Doctorate at the University of Utah. She practiced law for a brief time before returning to her first love of radio. Amanda taught Mass Communication Law at the University of Utah, becoming a favorite professor among the students. Amanda published her first book in the fall of 2007, Wake Up to a Happier Life. Her second book, Change It Up, came out in October of 2009. Her new book, Friends for Life, is due out in January of 2012. Amanda is married and the step-mother of three children, Cameron 18, Ashley 21 and Laurel 22. She is also the indulgent mother of two children, Ethan age 6 and Aiden age 4. For more info, go to www.amandadickson.com.

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