Highly reviewed work life balance books

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The Sweet Spot - How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work

by Christine Carter Ph.D.
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Not long ago, Christine Carter, a wellbeing consultant at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and a lecturer, author, and mom, found herself exasperated by the business of daily life: so many competing responsibilities and not enough space, resources, and stamina to get anything accomplished. Determined to build a less difficult life for herself, she tried every research-based tactic that aimed to make her life more enjoyable. Based on her thorough knowledge of…
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Not long ago, Christine Carter, a wellbeing consultant at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and a lecturer, author, and mom, found herself exasperated by the business of daily life: so many competing responsibilities and not enough space, resources, and stamina to get anything accomplished. Determined to build a less difficult life for herself, she tried every research-based tactic that aimed to make her life more enjoyable. Based on her thorough knowledge of the latest studies on satisfaction, efficiency, and elite success, she pursued any tactic that aimed to give her more power and make her more effective, innovative, and wiser. Carter shares in The Sweet Spot the mix of activities that turned her life from feeling exhausted and stressful to being content, confident and successful. Along with the best tips for immediate relief, this uplifiting book will make you “overwhelm-resistant” and bring you Peace and Happiness away from perfectionism.


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Not long ago, Christine Carter, a wellbeing consultant at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and a lecturer, author, and mom, found herself exasperated by the business of daily life: so many competing responsibilities and not enough space, resources, and stamina to get anything accomplished. Determined to build a less difficult life for herself, she tried every research-based tactic that aimed to make her life more enjoyable. Based on her thorough knowledge of the latest studies on satisfaction, efficiency, and elite success, she pursued any tactic that aimed to give her more power and make her more effective, innovative, and wiser. Carter shares in The Sweet Spot the mix of activities that turned her life from feeling exhausted and stressful to being content, confident and successful. Along with the best tips for immediate relief, this uplifiting book will make you “overwhelm-resistant” and bring you Peace and Happiness away from perfectionism.

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Decide - Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress, and Lead by Example

by Steve McClatchy
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  • Outstanding writing
How to make good choices and accomplish your goals? What influences and determines a person's work and life as a leader? Managing it all is hard, and leading in our hyper-paced society is even harder. Leadership expert Steve McClatchy demonstrates it can way easier than you think. In Decide, McClatchy, who partners with Fortune 1000 leaders every day to help them reach excellent performance, teaches you how to break through the distractions and begin making…
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How to make good choices and accomplish your goals? What influences and determines a person’s work and life as a leader? Managing it all is hard, and leading in our hyper-paced society is even harder.
Leadership expert Steve McClatchy demonstrates it can way easier than you think. In Decide, McClatchy, who partners with Fortune 1000 leaders every day to help them reach excellent performance, teaches you how to break through the distractions and begin making improvements by just adapting one thing: how to make choices. McClatchy has helped individuals discover how proper decision-making habits produce a lifetime of achievements. Follow McClatchys no-nonsense and realistic strategy, and quickly you can handle and even lead your professional success at the highest level.


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How to make good choices and accomplish your goals? What influences and determines a person’s work and life as a leader? Managing it all is hard, and leading in our hyper-paced society is even harder.
Leadership expert Steve McClatchy demonstrates it can way easier than you think. In Decide, McClatchy, who partners with Fortune 1000 leaders every day to help them reach excellent performance, teaches you how to break through the distractions and begin making improvements by just adapting one thing: how to make choices. McClatchy has helped individuals discover how proper decision-making habits produce a lifetime of achievements. Follow McClatchys no-nonsense and realistic strategy, and quickly you can handle and even lead your professional success at the highest level.

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How to Be a Bawse - A Guide to Conquering Life

by Lilly Singh
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The ultimate guide to being a Bawse comes from the 2017 People's Choice Award nominee for Favorite YouTube Star: a woman who exudes confidence, hustles tirelessly, and truly beams because he or she has worked through it all and made it the other hand. Lilly Singh is not only a celebrity. She's a Superwoman who is also the name of her wildly famous channel on YouTube. The actress and comedian is witty, intelligent and articulate, discussing subjects from friendships to job decisions to daily frustrations. Lilly wants to share the…
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The ultimate guide to being a Bawse comes from the 2017 People’s Choice Award nominee for Favorite YouTube Star: a woman who exudes confidence, hustles tirelessly, and truly beams because he or she has worked through it all and made it the other hand. Lilly Singh is not only a celebrity. She’s a Superwoman who is also the name of her wildly famous channel on YouTube. The actress and comedian is witty, intelligent and articulate, discussing subjects from friendships to job decisions to daily frustrations. Lilly wants to share the things she learned from storming the globe and the methods she used to achieve it. The perfect guide to a Winning Life is How to Be a Bawse. Great commitment, devotion, and persistence are needed to rule the universe. Told in the funny, confident style of Lilly, filled with pictures and candid anecdotes from her odyssey to the top, How to Be a Bawse can make you and yourself enjoy your life.


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The ultimate guide to being a Bawse comes from the 2017 People’s Choice Award nominee for Favorite YouTube Star: a woman who exudes confidence, hustles tirelessly, and truly beams because he or she has worked through it all and made it the other hand. Lilly Singh is not only a celebrity. She’s a Superwoman who is also the name of her wildly famous channel on YouTube. The actress and comedian is witty, intelligent and articulate, discussing subjects from friendships to job decisions to daily frustrations. Lilly wants to share the things she learned from storming the globe and the methods she used to achieve it. The perfect guide to a Winning Life is How to Be a Bawse. Great commitment, devotion, and persistence are needed to rule the universe. Told in the funny, confident style of Lilly, filled with pictures and candid anecdotes from her odyssey to the top, How to Be a Bawse can make you and yourself enjoy your life.

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The 4-Hour Body's New York Times bestselling writer teaches readers how to live better and work less, now with more than 100 pages of state-of-the-art material. Whether the goal is to avoid the rat race, explore high-end world travel, and earn a monthly five-figure salary with no supervision, the blueprint is the 4-Hour Workweek.
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The 4-Hour Body’s New York Times bestselling writer teaches readers how to live better and work less, now with more than 100 pages of state-of-the-art material. Whether the goal is to avoid the rat race, explore high-end world travel, and earn a monthly five-figure salary with no supervision, the blueprint is the 4-Hour Workweek.


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The 4-Hour Body’s New York Times bestselling writer teaches readers how to live better and work less, now with more than 100 pages of state-of-the-art material. Whether the goal is to avoid the rat race, explore high-end world travel, and earn a monthly five-figure salary with no supervision, the blueprint is the 4-Hour Workweek.

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The Fifth Discipline

by Peter M. Senge
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A book by a MIT Professor on developing business around learning that transcend obstacles to education and create innovative approaches to recognize the challenges we face and find potential opportunities.
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A book by a MIT Professor on developing business around learning that transcend obstacles to education and create innovative approaches to recognize the challenges we face and find potential opportunities.


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A book by a MIT Professor on developing business around learning that transcend obstacles to education and create innovative approaches to recognize the challenges we face and find potential opportunities.

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Charles Duhigg brings us in The Power of Habit to the exciting edge of experimental findings that explain how habits are created and how they can be modified. Duhigg delivers a whole new view of human nature and the capacity for change with great insight and the ability to distill large quantities of knowledge into engaging narratives. The Power of Habit has an compelling statement : the secret to physical exercise, weight loss, raising excellent…
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Charles Duhigg brings us in The Power of Habit to the exciting edge of experimental findings that explain how habits are created and how they can be modified. Duhigg delivers a whole new view of human nature and the capacity for change with great insight and the ability to distill large quantities of knowledge into engaging narratives. The Power of Habit has an compelling statement : the secret to physical exercise, weight loss, raising excellent boys, being more competitive, creating successful business is all about recognizing how habits work. As Charles Duhigg illustrates, we will change our societies, our economies, and our lives by harnessing the fact that habits aren’t destiny.


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Charles Duhigg brings us in The Power of Habit to the exciting edge of experimental findings that explain how habits are created and how they can be modified. Duhigg delivers a whole new view of human nature and the capacity for change with great insight and the ability to distill large quantities of knowledge into engaging narratives. The Power of Habit has an compelling statement : the secret to physical exercise, weight loss, raising excellent boys, being more competitive, creating successful business is all about recognizing how habits work. As Charles Duhigg illustrates, we will change our societies, our economies, and our lives by harnessing the fact that habits aren’t destiny.

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