Thrive

Thrive

The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating A Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder

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Baker & Taylor
Looks beyond power and money, the traditionally accepted measures of success, to elaborate on the importance of a third metric--the nurturing of well-being, wisdom, and compassion to create a healthy work-life balance.

Baker
& Taylor

Looking way beyond power and money, the president of The Huffington Post Media Group introduces the Third Metric—the importance of wellbeing, wisdom and fulfillment—which will help all of us reinvent what it means to be successful in the workplace and in our personal lives. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Harmony, [2014]
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780804141253
0804141258
9780804140843
0804140847
Branch Call Number: 650.1 H872t
Characteristics: 342 pages ; 22 cm

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ReidCooper
Sep 29, 2014

A very HuffPo pop version of much better books by actual experts who made the same points before. So disappointed.

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eliseweatherby
Sep 09, 2014

Written for women. As a woman and mother I whole heartedly enjoyed this book it offers a woman’s perspective on life and “success”. if I was male I am not sure how I would have reacted because all the principles have been presented in a womanly way. One of my favorite reads this year!

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writermala
Jun 28, 2014

I don't know why but somehow I assumed that "thrive" would be a book which would tell me how to achieve more in a fast paced day by acting faster using technology. Imagine my surprise therefore, when the book advised me to redefine success. Huffington advocates living a life of well-being, wisdom, and wonder and emphasizes the importance of giving of oneself. I would say this book will go a long way in increasing any reader's sense of wellness and if you actually put into practice what she says you will certainly "thrive!" I already feel calmer and more at peace with myself.

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drowland
May 20, 2014

This is a wonderfully written guide for defining that work/life balance we are all striving for. Much more informative and supportive than I expected. She is a talented researcher and writer.

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