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Temporary Sanity: Instant Self-Leadership Strategies for Turbulent Times
     

Temporary Sanity: Instant Self-Leadership Strategies for Turbulent Times

by Charles C. Manz, Drea Zigarmi (Foreword by)
 

Temporary Sanity: Instant Self-Leadership Strategies for Insane Times

"Temporary Sanity is a great book that provides many 'wow moments'! It's loaded with great insights that can help anyone get through difficult times, and find the peace of mind we all seek."

—Mac Anderson, Founder of

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Temporary Sanity: Instant Self-Leadership Strategies for Insane Times

"Temporary Sanity is a great book that provides many 'wow moments'! It's loaded with great insights that can help anyone get through difficult times, and find the peace of mind we all seek."

—Mac Anderson, Founder of Successories

"This is an important book, which I enjoyed and from which I benefited. I believe you will, too."

—Drea Zigarmi,

Coauthor of The Leader Within: Learning Enough About Yourself To Lead Others and Leadership and the One Minute Manager

"Temporary Sanity offers a remarkable holistic approach for surviving and thriving in life's most challenging moments. If you'd like a healthy blend of practical strategies to lift your mind, body and spirit, this book is just what the doctor ordered."

—T.L. (Tedd) Mitchell, M.D.

Health Columnist for USA Today Weekend, Medical Director of the Cooper Wellness Program, and member of the President's Council on Fitness

"Charles Manz has a gift for taking the deep wisdom of the ages and making it simple and useful for everyday life. But don't be deceived. Although the suggestions in Temporary Sanity are simple and easy, they are also incredibly powerful, and your life will never be the same!"

—Judi Neal, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for Spirit at Work, University of New Haven, and President of the Eastern Academy of Management

Don't worry about the past. Don't worry about the future. Find your peace in themoment.

This simple truth, this simple skill, can change your life.

And it can be taught.

Temporary Sanity is about mastering the moment and leading yourself to peace, no matter what you're up against.


It brings together more than 20 mental, physical, and spiritual techniques you can use instantly.

Are they "quick fixes"? Yes—but they're far more than that. The more you practice them, the more they become part of you...a happier, calmer, more peaceful you—in business and life.

The two-part "Temporary Sanity" process

First become conscious. Then, choose

Mental flow: Catching your inner wind

How to stop fighting your life so you can live it

Retraining your mind for constructive action, not fear

It works for rats. It can work for you, too

Putting your negative emotions into perspective

You need to feel them. But they shouldn't own you

Three great ways to stop and relax

How to slow down when you know you should

Finding peace, calm, and sanity when you need them most... right now, in life and work

If you're not careful, this world will drive you crazy.

But you can find the peace of mind you need to make it through. And you can find it today.

Temporary Sanity shows how.

Here are simple, potent, practical "peace of mind" strategies you can use whenever times get rough... and the rest of the time, too.

Here's how to find your inner "high road"—your calm, your balance, your soundest mind and judgment—so you can thrive while others self-destruct.

Here's how to recognize your life's key moments... so you can make the most of them.

Overworked? Overstressed? Overwhelmed? You need Temporary Sanity—and you need it right now.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131470224
Publisher:
FT Press
Publication date:
08/18/2004
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author

CHARLES C. MANZ, Ph.D., is Nirenberg Professor of Business Leadership, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A leading author, speaker, and consultant, he has been working for many years to enhance the effectiveness of individuals in their lives and work.

He has authored or co-authored several books and articles on self-leadership, leadership, work teams and employee empowerment, including Emotional Discipline: The Power to Choose How You Feel; The New SuperLeadership (with H.P. Sims, Jr.); The Power of Failure; The Wisdom of Solomon at Work (with K.P. Manz, R.D. Marx, and C. Neck), and Fit to Lead (with Tedd Mitchell and Chris Neck).

He has served on the Core Planning Committee, National Spirituality in Work and Higher Education Conference; and as a member of the Board of Advisors to The Works Magazine.

His awards include the Stybel Peabody National Book Prize for Best Publication of the Year, and Harvard University's Marvin Bower Fellowship for Outstanding Achievement in Business Scholarship.


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