Get a LifeSetting your 'Life Compass' for Success
Get a Life focuses on raising self-awareness and finding proactive ways to improve your life. Guides you through six key areas of your life: Career, Mind/Body, Finance, Relationships, Fun and Contribution. Features text case studies and challenge points all designed to help you get to the heart of what it is that motivates you and what you wish to achieve. Challenges you to reflect upon the way you think and behave and provides strategies for implementing changes. "Get a Life adds new and compelling dimensions to the idea of personal effectiveness both at work and at home. It balances some 'killer app' personal productivity tools alongside tremendous insights to manage your life goals and excellent advice on physical and mental well-being to achieve a winning performance-indispensable." —Mike Dunlop, HR Mananger, Sun Microsystems
1. Get a Life? 2. The LifeCompass. 3. Compass Point 1: Career. 4. Compass Point 2: Mind/body. 5. Compass Point 3: Finance. 6. Compass Point 4: Relationships. 7. Compass Point 5: Fun. 8. Compass Point 6: Contribution. 9. LifeCompass: Every day. 10. The master list. 11. LifeCompass: Integration and Synergy. 12. LifeCompass: Evolution? 13. LifeCompass: Begin. Index.
"...crammed with practical ways to improve your life..." (Aurora, January 2005) "...this book is a keeper...getabstract.com recommends this book to those who want to reshape their lives for satisfaction, happiness and productivity at work and at home." (getAbstract.com, 30th September 2005)
Nicholas Bate is Founder and MD of Strategic Edge, a consultancy established 15 years ago with the simple aim of enabling individuals to realise and release their true potential. Prior to launching Strategic Edge Nicholas Bate carried out research in the field of molecular biophysics, taught in the state sector and worked in sales and marketing in several corporate environments. He is an accredited MBTI practitioner (Step 1 and Step 2), a fully accredited Master Practitioner of NLP and a 'Mind-ways Inside' accredited trainer. His current major clients include Microsoft and Marks & Spencer.
Life can be messy. We've all taken a few wrong turnings. What if there was a better way to navigate the uncertainty? There is. Get a Life contains practical ways to help you improve your life. It guides you through six areas of your existence. Career Mind/Body Finance Relationships Fun Contribution It challenges you to rethink your whole approach to life and make sure you get the best out of every opportunity that comes your way. Get a Life will break some deep-seated limiting beliefs you hold about yourself. Allowing you to: Create an integrated life – where the sum of the parts of your life work harmoniously together instead of competing against one another. Establish some true motivators for your life beyond money, pressure, adrenalin and caffeine – such as freedom, fun and love. You will see how to go after what you really want in life. Regularly invest in yourself – you will discover how to lift yourself above a life of long hours, poor diet and low appreciation. The difference will amaze you. Change your mind-set for the better – so much of what we do and don't achieve in life is dictated not by what we do but by the way we think about it. Adopt a new approach for life (not just for Christmas!) – you will see how you can stay on track for life, whatever challenges and setbacks might come your way. Achieve lasting happiness and contentment – after all, this is what we all want from life isn't it? Get a Life. The difference will amaze you.
Why settle for OK? We know deep down that you are capable of so much more, and yet with everything else going on, you rarely have the time or the energy push yourself to fulfil your aspirations. It can be incredibly frustrating to know that a better life is just around the corner. But there is a way out.