How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind

How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind

by Leah Weiss PhD


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062565068
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/13/2018
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 447,918
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 16.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Leah Weiss, PhD, is a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. She teaches courses on compassionate leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is principal teacher and founding faculty for Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program, conceived by the Dalai Lama. She also directs Compassion Education and Scholarship at HopeLab, an Omidyar Group research and development nonprofit focused on resilience. She lives in Palo Alto, California with her husband and three children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Having Purpose at Work: It's Possible

1 Healing the Toxic Workplace 19

2 Full-Catastrophe Working 37

3 On Purpose (with a Capital P) 63

Part II Bringing Our Whole "Selves" to the Office

4 Cultivating Compassion 97

5 Dealing with Ourselves 123

6 The Wisdom of Emotions 147

Part III Failing and Reflecting: The Traits of Successful People and Organizations

7 Fail Better: How Reflection Helps Us Learn and Grow 175

8 How Courage Makes US More Resilient 203

9 Purposeful Organizations 225

Acknowledgments 233

Notes 235

Index 245

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