12 Simple Secrets of Happiness at Work: Finding Fulfillment, Reaping Rewards

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The fast—track to happiness at work. A perfect gift!
Work is a phenomenon that confronts us all. Do we work because we have to, or because we want to? Do we go to work to get a paycheck or to get results? Most would probably choose the former for both questions. More and more, our careers and personal lives appear to move independently of each other, often creating a divide that can seem insurmountable. In this inspiring and upbeat book, Glenn Van Ekeren, author of the highly ...
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Overview

The fast—track to happiness at work. A perfect gift!
Work is a phenomenon that confronts us all. Do we work because we have to, or because we want to? Do we go to work to get a paycheck or to get results? Most would probably choose the former for both questions. More and more, our careers and personal lives appear to move independently of each other, often creating a divide that can seem insurmountable. In this inspiring and upbeat book, Glenn Van Ekeren, author of the highly acclaimed 12 Simple Secrets to Happiness, shows readers that by enhancing their work relationships, business and pleasure can be one in the same.
Focusing on how to make a difference in our own lives and attitudes by making a positive difference in the lives of others, 12 Simple Secrets of Happiness at Work is a refreshing look at just how satisfying the work experience can be. Written in a friendly and engaging style, and packed with timeless wisdom, proven principles, and contemporary insights, this enlightening resource sheds light on the secret to attaining a happy and fulfilling work life. Throughout, stories, quotes, and observations by famous names ranging from James Michener, Bill Parcels, and Bette Davis to William Faulkner, Tom Brokaw, and Fredrich Nietzsche illustrate the most fundamental secrets to happiness in the workplace. Here's practical advice on:
Trust building
Achieving success
Thinking positively
Getting along with difficult people
Team building
Alleviating stress
Overcoming diversity
The perfect pick—me—up for days when work just isn't going your way, as well as practical guide to rethinking your entire approach to the workplace, this beautifully designed book will inspire anyone to get back in the game and win.

Author Biography: Glenn Van Ekeren is currently Director of Administrative Services for Vetter Health Services in Omaha, Nebraska, a company committed to providing "dignity in life" for the elderly. In August 2001 he will become Executive Vice President. He is the author of a number of books including 12 Simple Secrets of Happiness (Prentice Hall Press, 2000), and is a featured author in the Chicken Soup Books.

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Training & Development Magazine
Glenn Van Ekeren's follow-up book to 12 Simple Secrets of Happiness is packed with plenty of inspirational quotations. This little tome provides thoughtful insights and encouraging words on how you can make your work experience more satisfying. Inside, you'll find stories and observations from the likes of such disparate personalities as Michael Jordan, Walt Disney, Zig Ziglar and Barbara Walters. Thumb through the pages and find a quote to tape to your computer as a daily pick me up.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780735202559
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
  • Publication date: 6/5/2001
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 6.96 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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