The authors provide good practical advice for dealing with some of the most common negative feelings and emotions people experience in regard to their work life. Topics such as lack of recognition and appreciation, dealing with successful and unsuccessful careers, anger and friendship in the workplace, and boredom are discussed. The book includes exercises and self-assessment tools along with vignettes from many diverse job situations. The book is well written and readable. Regardless of position, this book will appeal to many who find work to be less meaningful than expected. Highly recommended for all types of libraries.-- Jane M. Kathman, Coll . of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, Minn.
the authors identify the major problem areas inhibiting career fulfillment--lack of recognition, boredom, intimidation, feeling disconnected, and feeling unfulfilled and frightened by success--and offer logical analysis and action-based advice to help workers overcome negative emotions and get their careers back on track. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)