Rules of Thumb: How to Stay Productive and Inspired Even in the Most Turbulent Times
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Rules of Thumb: How to Stay Productive and Inspired Even in the Most Turbulent Times

by Alan M. Webber
     
 

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We live in a world of dramatic and unpredictable change that is wiping out time-honored businesses and long-standing institutions while ushering in unprecedented opportunities for creative individuals and entrepreneurial organizations. The job is no longer figuring out how to win at the game of work and life; the job is figuring out the new rules of the

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We live in a world of dramatic and unpredictable change that is wiping out time-honored businesses and long-standing institutions while ushering in unprecedented opportunities for creative individuals and entrepreneurial organizations. The job is no longer figuring out how to win at the game of work and life; the job is figuring out the new rules of the game.

Alan M. Webber's Rules of Thumb is a guide for individuals in every walk of life who want to make sense out of these confusing, challenging, and compelling times. If you're looking for practical advice on how to win at work without losing your self, if you want to change your life to meet the challenge of change, or if you want to learn from some of the world's most interesting and creative people, let Alan M. Webber take you on a remarkable journey toward greater personal understanding and, ultimately, greater personal success.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061721847
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
1,115,825
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alan M. Webber is the cofounding editor of Fast Company, and was the editorial director and managing editor of the Harvard Business Review. He's worked in federal, state, and local government, writing speeches and focusing on innovative policy initiatives. He's married to Frances Diemoz, an architect and furniture maker; his son and daughter, Adam and Amanda, are his two favorite children in the world.

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