The Life Audit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Taking Stock, Gaining Control, and Creating the Life You Want... Now

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Crown/Archetype, Apr 25, 2006 - Self-Help - 272 pages
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Ask yourself the big questions . . .
Are you in control of your life?
Do you find yourself wondering where the time goes?
Are you at a crossroads, unsure of what lies ahead?
Are you doing the things YOU want to do?

Whether you want to simply make more time in a busy schedule or plan a whole new way ahead, Caroline Righton’s The Life Audit is the solution you’ve been waiting for. This totally original life makeover looks at life like a balance sheet, and offers an innovative, practical plan to account for the precious minutes in your day and reallocate them for maximum fulfillment. Righton’s easy, step-by-step process will help you evaluate, or “audit,” the different areas of your life—from relationships and money to family, career, and more—and use simple worksheets to take stock of where you are and get on the fast track to where you want to be. By doing the Life Audit, you will:

Discover exactly how you spend your days
Pinpoint the periods when you are happiest and accomplishing the most
“Audit” out the things and people that create stress and waste your time
Spot your potential and be brave about pursuing it
Make changes that will lead to the life you want

Complete with worksheets, checklists, and the inspiring stories of people who have used Righton’s remarkable road map with great success, The Life Audit is the ultimate plan for taking charge of your life and making every minute count. No matter where you are in life—a graduate searching for the perfect job or a retiree wondering how to make the most of your days—you can use this system to figure out where you want to go next. Packed with worksheets, charts, and checklists to walk you through the process, and inspiring real-life success stories from Righton’s clients, The Life Audit is ready to help you take control of your life now—because every minute counts!

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Previously published in the United Kingdom, where it enjoyed best-seller status, this book outlines a three-part plan for people wishing to step back and review their lives. Righton, a former ... Read full review


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Caroline Righton has worked as a broadcaster, journalist, and television producer, but decided to leave her job as a television executive after developing the Life Audit and applying it to her own life. She is now a freelance producer, consultant, and writer who travels internationally, conducting Life Audit workshops. She lives outside of London and is married with two children.

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