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Today’s hardworking professionals are navigating sudden waves of financial stress, management shakeups, and downsizing. Using the experiences of Titanic survivors as a powerful metaphor, executive coach Maggie Craddock offers lessons for a transformative approach to our professional lives, one that recognizes that “every man for himself” doesn’t work long-term. Lifeboat is organized as a series of key questions we all need to ask ourselves when facing unexpected career disruption or difficult changes at our existing jobs. These questions help readers clarify their authentic priorities, assess the group energy that guides a particular workplace, and identify the type of job that will help them reach their true potential.
|Publisher:||New World Library|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||2 MB|
About the Author
Maggie Craddock is a veteran executive coach known for her work with Fortune 500 CEOs and senior management. She is also a certified therapist and the author of The Authentic Career and Power Genes.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: The Origin of the Lifeboat Process
The Titanic Story: Big Hype, High Hubris
Lifeboat Question #1: Am I Aboard the Titanic? – Awareness of Your Reality
Lifeboat Question #2: How Do I Feel About the Ship I’m On? – The Power of the Pause
Lifeboat Question #3: What Story Am I Telling Myself? – How We Create False Narratives
Lifeboat Question #4: What’s My Inner Iceberg? – Identifying Where You Get Stuck – And Why
Lifeboat Question #5: How Will I Respond to a Threat? – How Internal Preparation Strengthens External Performance
Lifeboat Question #6: Who Will Help Me in a Crisis? – Enhancing Interpersonal Discernment
Lifeboat Question #7: What Action Should I Take? – Operating Strategically Under Pressure
Lifeboat Question #8: What Can We Achieve Together? – Focusing Group Energy
Conclusion: What Story Will You be Able to Tell?