Goal-Free Living: How to Have the Life You Want NOW! [NOOK Book]

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Setting goals may be fine. But letting your goals take control of your life can be devastating. Goal-Free Living shows you how to explore paths in your life you never knew existed and discover a more exciting,...
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Goal-Free Living: How to Have the Life You Want NOW!

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Overview

Praise for Goal Free Living

Setting goals may be fine. But letting your goals take control of your life can be devastating. Goal-Free Living shows you how to explore paths in your life you never knew existed and discover a more exciting, successful, and rewarding life--today!

"If you have only one goal this year, let it be this: Read Goal-Free Living!"
--Daniel H. Pink author, A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation

"Stephen Shapiro's approach will help readers achieve the best kind of happenstance: taking a stance to make things happen."
--Heath Row Contributing Editor and Community Director, Fast Company magazine

"I have a sense that reading this book may turn out to be one of the most important things I've done in a long time."
--Doug Busch Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health Group, Intel Corporation

"This is an engaging, creative approach to discovering inner wisdom and personal fulfillment."
--Michael J. Gelb author, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci and Discover Your Genius

"Reading Goal-Free Living is like jettisoning a hundred-pound pack. Suddenly, you're racing much faster and enjoying the breeze."
--Alan Weiss, PhD author, Million Dollar Consulting
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118040713
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/3/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 290 KB

Meet the Author

STEPHEN M. SHAPIRO is a recognized expert and professional speaker on the topics of creativity and innovation. He is the founder of the 24/7 Innovation Group, a management education and research organization focused on innovation and breakthrough business thinking. A former consultant at Accenture, he founded that firm's Process Excellence Practice. You can learn more about goalfree living at www.goalfree.com.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Confessions of a Goalaholic.

Getting Started in Goal-Free Living.

Introduction: Setting the Stage for Goal-Free Living.

The Eight Secrets of Goal-Free Living.

Secret #1:  Use a Compass, Not a Map.

Secret #2: Trust That You Are Never Lost.

Secret #3: Remember That Opportunity Knocks Often, but Sometimes Softly.

Secret #4: Want What You Have.

Secret #5: Seek Out Adventure.

Secret #6: Become a People Magnet.

Secret #7: Embrace Your Limits.

Secret #8: Remain Detached.

Using the Eight Secrets.

Setting Your Compass.

Epilogue: One Person’s Transformation from Goalaholic to Goal-Free.

Appendixes.

Appendix A:  Frequently Asked Questions.

Appendix B:  Take the “Are You a Goalaholic?” Quiz.

Appendix C:  Score the“Are You a Goalaholic?” Quiz

Appendix D:  The “Are You A Goalaholic?” Survey Results.

Index.

About the Author.

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