How to Find Fulfilling Work Paperback
The desire for fulfilling work is one of the great aspirations of our age and this inspirational book reveals how one might make it a reality.
It explores the competing claims we face for money and status while doing something meaningful and in tune with our talents.
Drawing on wisdom about work that is to be found in sociology, psychology, history and philosophy, Roman Krznaric sets out a practical and innovative guide to negotiating the labyrinth of choices, overcoming the fear of change, and finding a career that makes you thrive.
One in the new series of books from The School of Life, launched May 2012: How to Stay Sane by Philippa Perry How to Find Fulfilling Work by Roman Krznaric How to Worry Less About Money by John Armstrong How to Change the World by John-Paul Flintoff How to Thrive in the Digital Age by Tom Chatfield How to Think More About Sex by Alain de Botton
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations, ports.
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 01/05/2012
- Category: Popular philosophy
- ISBN: 9781447202288
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Review by flydodofly
This self-help book is for people who are having second thoughts about their work, and who have felt unhappy about it for a while, but are feeling unable to do anything about it. It may help you sort out your thoughts and guide you through a few exercises that, in turn, might help you realise what it is that you dislike about your work and what exactly you can attempt to change. I am sure that some people may even realise that it is not their work that they are unhappy about... it is a simple book with a lovely smooth cover - you will want to cradle it in your hands forever. That would probably be a bad idea, though, because what the book urges you to do is - act first, think about it later. I like that approach a lot, I must admit.