Wrong Fit, Right Fit: Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever

Wrong Fit, Right Fit: Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever

by Andre Martin
Wrong Fit, Right Fit: Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever

Wrong Fit, Right Fit: Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever

by Andre Martin

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Overview

“Wrong Fit, Right Fit is the ultimate guide for finding a fulfilling and satisfying career that aligns with your values, passions, company culture, and skills.” Dr. Marshall Goldsmith,Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach and New York Times bestselling author of The Earned Life, Triggers, and What Got You Here Won't Get You There


“That thing known as ‘work’—it should work better for everyone. My friend and colleague André Martin tells you how in his just-launched book Wrong Fit, Right Fit.” —Amy Edmondson, author of The Fearless Organization and Right Kind of Wrong


How do we make work feel less like work? What if the issue isn't good or bad culture, but the fit between our ideal way of working day-to-day and that of the companies we join. If we fit, we hum, we connect, we create momentum and do our best work with grace and ease. But wrong fit has serious consequences. It can erode performance, drive up frustration, and steal our competence and confidence.


The good news is, there is a way forward. And it's as simple as crafting the right fit.


Based on his decades of experience and exhaustive research, including in-depth interviews with knowledge workers and leaders from all walks of life, organizational psychologist Dr. Andre Martin guides employees (talent) and organizations to create right fit.


Through compelling exercises, clear insights, and personal stories, Dr. Martin helps talent uncover the kind of place where they can thrive and where work can be, well, less work. And for organizations, Dr. Martin utilizes social science research, innovative practices from progressive companies big and small, and practical day-to-day leadership tips to help them rediscover their secret sauce and create more clarity and opportunity for their talent.


Wrong Fit, Right Fit is for both talent and companies who are looking to build more energy and commitment in the day-to-day. Now is the time to boost engagement, inspiration, well-being, and meaning in the work we do. Now is the time to find a greater return in value for ourselves and our organizations. Now is the time to find right fit.


"If you're a leader who's dedicated to cultivating a thriving workplace with the right fit talent, then this book is a must-read." Sheryl O'Loughlin, former CEO of Clif Bar, REBBL, and co-founder of Plum Organics; Author of Killing It: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart


“In a crowded field of books aimed at the future of work, Wrong Fit, Right Fit provides simple, practical, and sage advice to help companies build better workplaces and people to find a place where they can be at their highest, best use. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to make work, less work.”

—Prasad Setty, lecturer at Stanford; Advisor, BetterUp and Grab; Former Google VP, People Operations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781950508754
Publisher: IT Revolution Press
Publication date: 09/12/2023
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 267,159
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andre Martin is an organizational psychologist and talent management executive with 20+ years of experience in talent development, executive team development, employee engagement, culture change, c-suite assessment & succession planning, innovation/design thinking, strategy development, and employee experience design. He is also a father, a husband, and a wildly curious learner who is dedicated to ensuring iconic brands become iconic companies.
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