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From Type A to Type Me: How to Stop "Doing" Life and Start Living It
We all know people who seem to have it all together; they come across as confident, accomplished, and successful to the outside world, and leave their friends to wonder, “How does she do it all?” Fast-paced, deadline-driven, and outcome-focused American life and work culture has bred Type-A personality behaviors, such as ambition, multitasking, and perfectionism. Unfortuna ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 14th 2014 by Wise Ink
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There are people who can't sit still, are compulsive cleaners, dusting continuously and you wonder what makes these people "tick"? Well, do not worry dear reader, help is on the way!! Melissa Heisler has taken the mystique out of trying to understand these strange behaviors in her book, "From Type A to Type Me: How to Stop "Doing" Life and Start Living It". Not only that, but Melissa provides a format to help Type A people address these behaviors in a way that is guaranteed to help them function ...more
This is a self help book that will appeal to a very specific group of people with a Type A personality that are realizing or experiencing the limitations of their personal trades and that want to do something about it. The writer does an excellent job explaining her personal type-a personality and how she 'ticks'. Many people with similar trades will identify with this, I know did. And while thats good fun every now and then, there are also a number of painful realizations in here. And then she ...more
Melissa Heisler is a recovering Type A. After ten years managing and directing theatrical productions and seventeen years in corporate marketing, the stress of high-pressure, deadline-driven jobs led to her own ill health, mentally and physically. This started her search for a long-lasting means of approaching each situation with ease, contentment, and power. She developed her system for managing ...more
Speaking with Adam Grant feels like having your brain sandblasted, in a pleasant sort of way. As an author, professor, and psychologist,...
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