HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself

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Overview

The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror.

If you read nothing else on managing yourself, read these 10 articles (plus the bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M. Christensen). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself will inspire you to:

Stay engaged throughout your 50+-year work life
Tap into your deepest values
Solicit candid feedback
Replenish physical and mental energy
Balance work, home, community, and self
Spread positive energy throughout your organization
Rebound from tough times
Decrease distractibility and frenzy
Delegate and develop employees' initiative

This collection of best-selling articles includes: bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M. Christensen, "Managing Oneself," "Management Time: Who's Got the Monkey?" "How Resilience Works," "Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time," "Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform," "Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life," "Reclaim Your Job," "Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership," "What to Ask the Person in the Mirror," and "Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance."

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“All in all, this is an excellent collection of insights by business people and writers on business subjects, particularly on management. Get it and benefit from it.” — Biz India

“The organization of the boxes is superb and very helpful to the reader… relevant to overworked and overstressed employees seeking ways to take charge of themselves to perform better and develop a work-life balance.” – Portland Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422157992
  • Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
  • Publication date: 1/3/2011
  • Series: HBR's 10 Must Reads
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 94,987
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 11.34 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

HBR's 10 Must Reads paperback series is the definitive collection of books for new and experienced leaders alike. Leaders looking for the inspiration that big ideas provide, both to accelerate their own growth and that of their companies, should look no further.

HBR's 10 Must Reads series focuses on the core topics that every ambitious manager needs to know: leadership, strategy, change, managing people, and managing yourself. Harvard Business Review has sorted through hundreds of articles and selected only the most essential reading on each topic. Each title includes timeless advice that will be relevant regardless of an ever-changing business environment.

Classic ideas, enduring advice, the best thinkers: HBR's 10 Must Reads.

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Table of Contents

1. Managing Oneself Peter F. Drucker
2. Management Time: Who's Got the Monkey? William Oncken, Jr., and Donald L. Wass (Commentary by Stephen R. Covey)
3. How Resilience Works Coutu, Diane L.
4. Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy
5. Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform Edward M. Hallowell
6. Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life Stewart D. Friedman
7. Reclaim Your Job Ghoshal, Sumantra and Bruch, Heike
8. Moments of Greatness: Entering the Fundamental State of Leadership Quinn, Robert E.
9. What to Ask the Person in the Mirror Robert S. Kaplan
10. Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance Goleman, Daniel; Boyatzis, Richard; and McKee, Annie

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