Business from Bed: The 6-Step Comeback Plan to Get Yourself Working Again After a Health Crisis

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Demos Medical Publishing, Nov 20, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 199 pages
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When you╠re recovering from a medical emergency, the work-life equation can be thrown into turmoil. Joan Friedlander, herself diagnosed with a chronic illness over twenty years ago, knows this personally and can show you how to get back in the game, whether you╠re a self-employed entrepreneur, a small business owner, or re-entering the traditional job market. For those recovering from a health crisis, living with disability, or adjusting to life with a chronic disease, health comes first but professional life doesn╠t have to suffer. The 6-step comeback plan in Business from Bed is designed to help you successfully integrate emotional, social, and physical healing with the practical aspects of rebuilding a business or career and getting back to work.

With Business from Bed, you╠ll learn how to:

  • Rediscover your inherent value and design your ideal life
  • Evaluate options for working from home
  • Find invigorating and meaningful work
  • Manage a prolonged illness and understand your body╠s needs
  • Talk to clients, bosses, and co-workers about your health
  • Balance physical, mental, and professional well-being
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“Business from Bed: The 6-Step Comeback Plan to Get Yourself Working Again After a Health Crisis” by Joan Friedlander sounds as though it will only help those who are recovering from a debilitating ... Read full review

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Joan Friedlander presents the reader with a guided tour through her world of illness and recover as it related to career paths, financial and personal success, and business. What Friedlander is doing ... Read full review

Contents

Beyond Survival Rising from the Ashes
1
Embrace the New Normal
19
Back to Business Under New Management
49
Recruit and RequestAsk for Help
83
Slow Down Dont Move Too Fast
111
Build Capacity Organize for Success
137
Write Your Own Comeback Story
169
Resources
175
Bibliography
193
Index
197
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Joan Friedlander is the owner of Lifework Business Partners, an international coaching and training company established in 2000. She has personally coached over one hundred self-employed entrepreneurs and professionals in the workforce to improve their ability to achieve their business goals and enjoy their lives. She is also the coauthor of Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease (Demos Health, 2008).

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