Getting Past OK

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Hay House, Inc, Dec 29, 2009 - Psychology - 240 pages
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Richard Brodie dropped out of Harvard to join the computer revolution and write the first version of Microsoft Word. Then, burned-out helping Microsoft achieve its phenomenal success, he quit and embarked on an equally intense search for a more meaningful life. For three years Richard mined the wisdom of famed self-improvement seminars and workshops. Most of all, he wanted to discover why life seemed to coast along at either an “OK” level or plummet into “the pits,” spending so little time in true satisfaction and fulfillment. In this book, he shares the results of his odyssey, providing a step-by-step guide for discovering your own individual formula for long-term success and happiness. It gives you all the tools you need to find yourself, take charge, and get past OK.

You’ll learn how to:

   • Understand what’s really going on in your life
   • Make the most of your potential
   • Pull out of crises —and move on
   • Achieve rewarding relationships
   • Be in control of stressful situations
   • Keep your quality of life in the WOW zone
 

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Contents

Choices
11
Models and Truth
29
Fear and Purpose 45 Chapter 6 Thats Life
53
Honesty 67 Chapter 9 Procrastination 77 Chapter 10 Perfectionism 87 Chapter 11 Power
93
SelfFulfilling Prophecy 113 Chapter 14 Communication and Feedback 119 Chapter 15 Commitment
131
A Life Purpose
151
Fulfillment
169
Big Meaningful Relationships
185
Pitfalls 191 Chapter 23 Happily Ever After
199
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Richard Brodie is best known as the original author of Microsoft Word. His self-help book, Getting Past OK, is an international bestseller. His groundbreaking book on memes, Virus of the Mind, spent 52 weeks on the Amazon.com Hot 100 and is used as a text in many college courses. An accomplished speaker, Richard has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show.Richard continues to pursue wide and varied interests, which he occasionally blogs about.

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