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Wisdom At Work

Author : Chip Conley
ISBN : 9780525573180
Genre : Business & Economics
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Experience is making a comeback. Learn how to repurpose your wisdom. At age 52, after selling the company he founded and ran as CEO for 24 years, rebel boutique hotelier Chip Conley was looking at an open horizon in midlife. Then he received a call from the young founders of Airbnb, asking him to help grow their disruptive start-up into a global hospitality giant. He had the industry experience, but Conley was lacking in the digital fluency of his 20-something colleagues. He didn't write code, or have an Uber or Lyft app on his phone, was twice the age of the average Airbnb employee, and would be reporting to a CEO young enough to be his son. Conley quickly discovered that while he'd been hired as a teacher and mentor, he was also in many ways a student and intern. What emerged is the secret to thriving as a mid-life worker: learning to marry wisdom and experience with curiosity, a beginner's mind, and a willingness to evolve, all hallmarks of the "Modern Elder." In a world that venerates the new, bright, and shiny, many of us are left feeling invisible, undervalued, and threatened by the "digital natives" nipping at our heels. But Conley argues that experience is on the brink of a comeback. Because at a time when power is shifting younger, companies are finally waking up to the value of the humility, emotional intelligence, and wisdom that come with age. And while digital skills might have only the shelf life of the latest fad or gadget, the human skills that mid-career workers possess--like good judgment, specialized knowledge, and the ability to collaborate and coach - never expire. Part manifesto and part playbook, [email protected] ignites an urgent conversation about ageism in the workplace, calling on us to treat age as we would other type of diversity. In the process, Conley liberates the term "elder" from the stigma of "elderly," and inspires us to embrace wisdom as a path to growing whole, not old. Whether you've been forced to make a mid-career change, are choosing to work past retirement age, or are struggling to keep up with the millennials rising up the ranks, [email protected] will help you write your next chapter.

Yoga Wisdom At Work

Author : Maren S. Showkeir
ISBN : 9781609947996
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Yoga’s Ancient Wisdom Can Transform Your Work Life Everyone knows that yoga helps reduce stress and increase the body’s flexibility and strength. But the physical aspects barely scratch the surface of yoga’s transformative powers. The poses are only one part of a larger philosophy offering profound insights for confronting the complexities of daily life. Yoga can help you remain centered, compassionate, positive, and sane every hour of the day—especially those between nine and five. This unprecedented guide shows how practicing the full range of yogic concepts—the traditional “Eight Limbs of Yoga”—leads to a productive, creative, and energizing work environment and features examples from professions like law enforcement, teaching, banking, filmmaking, medicine, and many more. But beyond that, this book is an invitation to use all of yoga’s teachings to cultivate the spark of the divine that dwells within each of us. “Filled with personal insights and stories that carry yoga into the world of daily decision making.... It is wonderful to see the foundations of practice brought to life in such a confident, sincere, and thoughtful way.” —Pandit Rajmani Tuganait, Chairman and spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute “Maren and Jamie show that yoga is not just about poses—the practice is about creating the stillness of mind that will allow you do the work you were meant to do. Seriously, read this book!” —Russell Simmons, cofounder of Def Jam “The [Showkeirs] bring the deepest teachings of yoga alive by showing exactly how to bring our yoga—and our best selves—into the world.” —Judith Lasater, PhD, author of Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times

Wit Wisdom At Work

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ISBN : 8120730453
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The Office Oracle

Author : Patricia Monaghan
ISBN : 1567184642
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 31. 78 MB
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One of the pioneers in the women's spirituality movement shows how to manage power situations at the office without losing your soul.

The Wisdom Of Solomon At Work

Author : Charles C. Manz
ISBN : 157675085X
Genre : Business & Economics
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The wisdom literature of the Old Testament is applied to the modern workplace in a unique celebration of ancient knowledge, its many virtues, and its relevance in modern life.

Wisdom At Work

Author : Let Davidson
ISBN : 0943914868
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 35. 45 MB
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Here is an inspiring book about awakening to the wholeness of who you are, and fulfilling that wholeness in how you earn your living. "Wisdom at Work" offers practical methods for integrating inner spiritual aspiration and the outer work of earning money, face to face with the realities of today's demanding jobs. They all creatively apply principles and techniques of the Perennial Philosophy to the workplace and corporate life. As a spiritual seeker, leadership coach, and historian, Davidson has explored the workaday world as a place of spiritual growth, service, and awakening to the non-dual. Since 1980, he has led hundreds of seminars on empowerment, stress and change management, and personal/spiritual development.

The Philosophy Clinic

Author : Stephen J. Costello
ISBN : 9781443869362
Genre : Philosophy
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This collection of essays and interviews highlights the modern movement of ‘philosophical practice’. Taking their cue and call from Socrates’ summons to ‘know thyself’, contemporary philosophical counsellors and practitioners have returned to the ancient understanding of philosophy as consolation and contemplation, as a life directed to the loving search for wisdom and clarity. Socrates and the Stoics continued this tradition, seeing philosophy primarily as a practical way of living in alignment with oneself and the logos. Thus interpreted, philosophy is a path, teaches a method more than pronounces a thesis, and issues a living praxis devoted to daily spiritual exercises whose aim is nothing less than the transformation of the self – a metamorphosis of the personality. This conception of philosophy’s essence was lost, but was later retrieved by certain philosophers, such as Viktor Frankl and Ludwig Wittgenstein, in the twentieth-century, who have unleashed and uncovered philosophy’s original therapeutic impulse and intent. As such, this book will prove of inestimable value to philosophers, psychologists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, counsellors, clients, and students of these disciplines.

Supreme God Body Will Wisdom And Work

Author : Prof. Jitendra Dhoj Khand
ISBN : 9781480967243
Genre : Religion
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Supreme God: Body, Will, Wisdom, and Work by Prof. Jitendra Dhoj Khand This book is a driving force to understand Supreme God. Will is bone marrow, semen is Wisdom, vital air is Work, and the living individual body is related to God's small Body. Supreme God consists of Supreme Nature and Supreme Law. The creation of universe is based on dot/Bindu and Sound/Nada or word. The nucleus of the universe is Nepal based on several sources. The 24 elementary particles are element of Supreme Nature/Female. The 4 forces related to Supreme God/Male. The unified function is related Supreme Law. Supreme God is everywhere even the living soul to reward and punishment to the people based on their past and present work/Karma.

Creative Wisdom

Author : Jasmine Renner
ISBN : 9781456611606
Genre : Philosophy
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Have you ever said something that was so profoundly insightful that you knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that a deeper wisdom than yours was speaking? In fact, there are times when someone else does the same thing and deep inside you are certain that the fountain of that wisdom did not originate in the person speaking. Have you ever done something that was so profoundly unique that you knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that a deeper creativity than yours was manifesting itself through you? In the past some have tended to emphasize creativity at the expense of wisdom or vice versa. I propose that these two invaluable gifts are to a large extent indistinguishable and inseparable, and although there are important differences between them they remain a strong, undefeatable powerful force when put together. In Creative Wisdom you will discover that there is a profound connection between creativity and wisdom. In fact most creatives who are known for lasting inventions and innovation operate in wisdom in one way or the other. This book is also a valuable tool to help you uncover, discover, stimulate and grow creativity insights through the instrumentality of wisdom. This book transcends from simply putting out information and techniques about creative wisdom to putting into the hands of all who are desirous a 365 daily wisdom and creativity declarations and notions that will literally affect the way you perceive and think.

12 Step Wisdom At Work

Author : William C. Hammond
ISBN : 0749434406
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book takes the famous 12 Step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous and applies it in a convincing fashion to change management in business. The authors show how the program can be used to dramatically change organizations, achieve greater efficiency, and more.

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