Harvard Business Review on Bringing Your Whole Self to Work
Harvard Business School Pub., 2008 - Business & Economics - 182 pages
You're making a living. But are you having a life? If not, you're putting yourself at risk for burnout--and your company at risk for lowered performance from you and your team. To stay productive on the job, you need to bring your whole self to work--balancing professional and personal commitments and safeguarding your emotional, physical, and psychological health.This latest volume in the Harvard Business Review paperback series gives you the insights, tools, and practices you need to do all that. Authored by experts including Edward Hallowell, Herbert Benson, Daniel Goleman, and Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries, the selections in this volume show you how to: Avoid "attention deficit trait"--an increasingly common, destructive response to todays kyperkinetic business environment Use face-to-face interactions to activate the brain chemistry that drives emotional well-being at work Activate the "performance pyramid" to nurture your body, emotions, mind, and spirit and achieve peak productivity on the job Combat harmful levels of work-related stress Improve the quality of your sleep Understand and manage the emotional forces that affect your decisions Apply emotional intelligence principles to enhance your team's or company's mood Understand and mitigate the impact of the "neurotic impostor" syndrome--a condition afflicting more and more high performersConcise and compelling, Harvard Business Review on Bringing Your Whole Self to Work is every manager's must-have resource for staying productive and healthy on the job.
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