Find out why the happiest, most successful people have the ability both to persist and to quit.
In a culture that perceives quitting as a last resort and urges us to hang in, Mastering the Art of Quitting tackles our tendencies to overanalyze, ruminate, and put a positive spin on goals that have outlived their usefulness.
Bestselling author Peg Streep and psychotherapist Alan Bernstein demonstrate that persistence alone isn't always the answer. We also need to be able to quit to get the most out of life. They reveal simple truths that apply to goal setting and achievement in all areas of life, including love, relationships, and work:
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Peg Streep was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, and is the author or coauthor of ten books, including Mean Mothers and the bestselling Necessary Journeys, with Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman. She is a blogger at PsychologyToday.com. She lives in New York.
Alan B. Bernstein, LCSW, has written about careers and transitions (The Princeton Review's Guide to Your Career and Your Retirement, Your Way) and served on the faculty at New York Medical College and New York University's doctoral program in psychology. He lives in New York.
New York Times, 12/29/2013
Shrewd, detailed, and exhortatory, their book breaks down obstacles to quitting, illustrated by exemplary stories of men and women who had the courage to gracefully quit jobs that did not satisfy them.”
Well-managed quitting is a life skill worth learning, one that can free up our limited internal and external resources for better use elsewhere.”
Help[s] you decide when you've just got to let go.”
Psychology Today Blog, 3/2/14
With the tools and thought process clearly laid out in this book, you may find yourself better equipped to know when to hold and whn (and how) to fold, and deal yourself a new hand.”
The form of quitting referred to in the title is not the explosive, impulsive sort, but is rather a more deliberate disengaging from unattainable goals The book serves as a reader self-assessment and guide through the process of quitting and setting new goals.”
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; New Copy in Dust jacket from publisher stock. 1st printing. Nº de ref. de la librería 33045
Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0738216542
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97807382165461.0
Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110738216542
Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0738216542 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1256004