The Soul of Work: Self Help Book on Positive Work Attitude and Motivation in the Workplace
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Self Help Book on Finding the Right Work


 The function of man is to live, not exist.

Jack London

A New Wrinkle in Workforce
An increasing number of Americans are staying employed past age 75, earning income that's a perk for some, a necessity for others.

Catherine Saillant

Los Angeles Times, February 24, 2005

Balance is Bunk!

"I don't look at balance as an ideal. What I look at is, Am I happy? If the answer is yes, then everything else is inconsequential. If you look at the number of hours I work, it's probably extreme. But those hours talking with an adviser over dinner -- is that work? Well, yeah, but it's also stimulating."

John Wood - Room to Read
Fast Company - October 2004

Work in the News

New York Times, July 7, 2004

"We have created a leisure society, while the Americans have created a work society," said Klaus F. Zimmermann, the president of the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin. "But our model does not work anymore. We are in the process of rethinking it."


"Europe Reluctantly Deciding It Has Less Time For Time Off," Mark Landler, New York Times, World Business, July 7, 2004.


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Professor Charts a New Course for L.A.'s Trade Tech

Daniel Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, California Section B2, June 2, 2004.


Miguel Moreno promotes math and science at a campus known for vocational programs.  It's changing the face of the school.  In the words of one student:  "He's very patient with us, and that's nice," said Reynozo, the daughter of Mexican and Guatemalan immigrants.  "I like learning about how everything works:  architecture, space, animal life."  Reynozo, citing low graduation rates among Latinas, added:  "I don't want to be in those statistics....I want to excel."



Why Even Thinking About Retirement Can Be A Bad Idea
Marshall Goldsmith, Fast Company, January 2004. 

"We often dream about all the things we'll do once we retire. What we don't think about is how much we'll hate it."  UCLA alumnus Marshall Goldsmith (PhD, School of Management, 1977) is corporate America's preeminent executive coach and founding director of the Alliance for Strategic Leadership

Love It, Don't Leave It:  26 Ways to Get What You Want At Work

Beverly Kay and Sharon Jordan-Evans.  Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2003.


The book encourages employees to assume responsibility for the way their work lives work.  The same breezy, results-minded style that made the authors' Love 'Em or Lose 'Em a bestseller makes this follow-up a fun and inspiring read.


Gray Matters:  The Workplace Survival Guide

Bob Rosner, et al. John Wiley & Sons.  2003.

Forget deserted islands, today's toughest survival challenge is the workplace.  Threatened with layoffs, reorganization or other dramatic changes, people need a guidebook for navigating the treacherous wilds of work.


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