By Stewart D. Friedman
For approximately thirty years, my life’s paintings has been to assist humans such as you locate how one can deliver the usually warring points of existence into better harmony.” Stew Friedman, from Leading the lifestyles You Want
You’re busy attempting to lead a full” existence. yet does it feel fullor are you stretched too skinny? input Stew Friedman, Wharton professor, adviser to leaders around the globe, and passionate suggest of changing the faulty metaphor of work/life stability” with anything extra practical and sustainable. If you’re looking balance” you’ll by no means in attaining it, argues Friedman. the concept work” competes with life” ignores the extra nuanced truth of our humanitythe interplay of 4 domain names: paintings, domestic, neighborhood, and the non-public self. The target is to create concord between them rather than considering merely by way of trade-offs. it may be done.
Building on his nationwide bestseller, Total Leadership, and on a long time of analysis, educating, and perform as either advisor and senior govt, Friedman identifies the severe abilities for integrating paintings and the remainder of lifestyles. He illustrates them via compelling unique tales of those amazing people:
former Bain & corporation CEO and Bridgespan co-founder Tom Tierney
fb COO and bestselling writer Sheryl Sandberg
nonprofit chief and US army SEAL Eric Greitens
US First woman Michelle Obama
football champion-turned-broadcaster Julie Foudy
well known artist Bruce Springsteen
Each of those admirable (though definitely imperfect) humans exemplifies a collection of skillsfor being genuine, being complete, and being innovativethat produce a feeling of goal, coherence, and optimism.
Based on interviews and examine, their tales paint a shiny photograph of the way six very diversified leaders use those talents to behave with authenticity, integrity, and creativityand they end up that major public success is finished now not on the cost of the remainder of existence, yet because the results of significant engagement in all its parts. With dozens of useful routines for strengthening those abilities, curated from the most recent learn in organizational psychology and comparable fields, this e-book will encourage you, tell you, and show you on the way to take lifelike steps now towards prime the existence you really want.