Let’s face it. Life is NOT perfect. It never was and never will be...And believe me, that’s a good thing. If life were perfect, then it would be nothing but a perfect bore.The lack of life’s perfection, it’s risks, uncertainties, struggles, disappointments, conflicts...I’m sure you catch the drift...are the actual spice of life. But life can be hard, especially when it comes to the world of work:y...
Paperback: 290 pages
Publisher: Independently published (November 4, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2841595
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I liked the question and reply format of the book. I've always enjoyed reading advice columns and this book gives practical advice organized by topic in chapters. My son who's a fresh grad has borrowed it...waiting to get it back because it's like a ...
fortune on your college education, and a year after graduation you’re still jobless…your boss shoots down all your ideas no matter how hard you try, or what you do…you worked the entire weekend on a critical project just to have your colleague take all the credit for it...according to your manager you’ve been denied a promotion three years in a row because of some mysterious HR policy...Just as over-spiced food becomes unpalatable, an overwhelming job and staggering career hurdles can make you want to just SPIT IT ALL OUT.In these difficult times that you could really use a bit of advice. From 2006 to 2016, thousands turned to Rahila Narejo, the writer of a career agony column Dear Workplace Sanity . But unlike most Agony Aunts, Rahila’s advice spun from her background in Psychology and Neuroscience, coupled with her first-hand Management Consulting experience of Human Resource policies and practices. In just 300 words or less, Rahila answered letters from fresh grads to retiring executives with her unique blend of Uncommon Common Sense and genuine compassion. During the ten years of the Dear Workplace Sanity column, Rahila proved to be the perfect career advisor for those who felt challenged by their work life.What does this book provide? That is a great question!This book provides three things:..FIRST: 60 selected columns organized into four chapters that reflect the basic areas of sanity-sucking concerns in any career:Part 1 - Hunting for EmploymentPart 2 - Managing Your PerformancePart 3 - Taming Politics and ConflictPart 4 - Making Sense of HROver 300 published columns were read, re-read, and categorized into common problem scenarios. The 60 selected for this book are some of the most prevalent workplace dilemmas that you are either facing right now or will most likely face sometime during your career journey.SECOND: An uncommon-common-sense perspective on workplace problems, and their simple, insightful, actionable solutions. The advice given in Workplace Sanity is not your conventional advice. Yes, I know, every author on this planet probably would say the same thing about their writing and ideas, but it is true. The core message behind the advice in this book is quite simple, yet profound:YOU ARE BOTH THE PROBLEM AND THE SOLUTION. What the heck does that mean? Let me put it in a different way, you are NOT a victim, so stop acting like one. You are immensely powerful, and you know it. Own your power, take charge of yourself, and live your greatest life.The workplace is the ideal classroom for you to develop, practice, and hone your power. It teaches you valuable lessons from the get-go (but only if you are willing to learn)From the struggle of getting your first job…overcoming career-blockers (a.k.a. bad bosses)…to passionately contributing your talent to meaningful work...The advice in this book will give you a few uncommon-common-sense insights on how to do it.THIRD: In this book, you get your very own personal Career Coach, Counselor, Advisor, and Friend. With the guidance and advice packed inside Workplace Sanity, you're going to be on your way to Career Bliss!Shall we begin?