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Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful -- No Matter What

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Traditional Chinese edition of Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful - No Matter What by Srikumar S. Rao In Chinese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
Paperback, 218 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Mei Shang Mai GE Luo XI Er/Tsai Fong Books (first published March 8th 2010)
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Rajiv Bhattacharya
I didn't find this book that great. There are bits and pieces which I could connect to but overall its all said and done. But maybe that's what the secret is all about... " Doing the Obvious" :)
Tami
May 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
We live in a me-centered society. We want what we want and we want it right now. For some reason, we believe that if everything isn’t exactly as we plan it, we’ve somehow failed. So we focus on the getting and achieving rather than experiencing the here and now and seeing what’s really important.

Over the years, I’ve read hundreds of self help, personal growth, and business books. Many of these works promote or touch on the concepts presented in Happiness at Work. However, none do what this book
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Brandon Peele
Jul 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Srikumar Rao, a friend and former Professor of mine, wrote a beautiful narrative, illuminating many common, yet flawed human processes. This book is a distillation of many of the key concepts of his course, Creativity and Personal Mastery, of which I am a graduate. The course, and by extension the book, is an innovative synthesis and pragmatic refinement of spiritual truths that transcend tradition. Specifically, Srikumar succeeds in challenging the epidemics of positive thinking, judgment, and ...more
Jamie
This is a book that I wish I'd taken notes on to write my own one-pager to revisit whenever I find myself being less happy with work (or any situation I feel obligated to, really...). There is good advice for keeping above the fray and managing your emotional response to various situations.
Victor
Sep 14, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Victor by: Alex Bogusky
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Interesting and worth thinking about, but parts of the author's advice are worrisome from a societal perspective.
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