How Will You Measure your Life?

How Will You Measure your Life?

Book - 2012
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Akin to The Last Lecture in its revelatory perspective following life-altering events, "How Will You Measure Your Life?" presents a set of personal guidelines that have helped the author find meaning and happiness in his life.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Business, c2012
ISBN: 9780062102416
Branch Call Number: 158.1 CHRISTE
Characteristics: viii, 221 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Allworth, James
Dillon, Karen (Editor)


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Oct 27, 2016

This is a business view of life, not in terms of profit or loss, but more in terms of ideals, ethics, integrity and brutal honesty about yourself, who you are and where you are going. Such deep moral subject matter could be dry and preachy, but Christensen and his co-authors are anything but. They explain their position in a series of theories -- simple ideas that you can use as tools to inspect and apply to your own experience. They avoid simple formulaic answers like you would find in some books and generic principles about success contained in others. This is a book that exposes the theory behind the issues below, the sources of conventional business and management wisdom and offers new ways of thinking about these important issues

Jan 16, 2013

Quick read touching on the author's experiences in how small businesses have been able to disrupt larger businesses as well as the importance of purpose and family in the grand scheme of a person's life.

Jul 07, 2012

A small book packed with a lot of insights to guide us in our personal and professional lives. For instance, the discussion of "hygiene factors" in our jobs - what they are and how they influence job satisfaction - was enlightening. Also an excellent discussion on giving our children opportunities and at what point their extracurricular activities amount to "outsourcing" our responsibility to help them achieve personal growth and independence. Loved it so much we purchased as an ebook (I read it to my husband on a long car ride). Only criticism is that I wish there was more...I'm certain this author has a lot more to say that I would be interested in.


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