Do It Well. Make It Fun.: The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-05-01
  • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Llc
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A guide to gaining personal and profess ional success by putting the fun back into life -- with a few laughs along the way. The author mixes anecdotes from his own experience with witty observations on life in general to demonstrate that "the key is excellence, not seriousness". An integrated approach to dealing with a wide spectrum of life challenges. The author addresses both business and personal issues that typically present themselves at home or in the office: stress, health, communication, parenting, conflict, meetings, hobbies, and even death. Each chapter includes action tips that will help readers put fun into everything from project management to weight loss. Written by a humorist who is also a trained therapist and prolific presenter. The author uses his comic observations to teach serious lessons he has learned from his years as a social worker working with terminally ill patients and troubled children. He has delivered presentations to over fifty thousand people in over five hundred associations, government agencies, non-profit organisations, and corporations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Seriously, Take Life Fun Day at a Time (or A Bit More of the Introduction That Would Have Made the Introduction Chapter Too Long)p. 5
It's All About Me, Myself, and I
Now You're Onto Somethingp. 13
Have Character, Don't Be Onep. 23
Believe It or Notp. 33
You're Pretty Good at Thatp. 41
It's All in Your Head ... Sort Ofp. 49
You Are What You Reapp. 59
No One Gets Out Alivep. 65
Playing Well with Others
Say What?p. 75
Is Your BFFAWOL?p. 81
The Mine Is the First Thing to Gop. 89
Because I Said Sop. 97
Ask Not What We Can Do for Others but What they Can Do for Usp. 103
All for Fun and Fun for Allp. 109
Don't Make Me Come Over Therep. 117
All Work and No Play Is, Well, Work
Take My Job ... Pleasep. 125
To Do Do Do, Ta Done Done Donep. 135
In Other Wordsp. 143
Turning Hours into Minutesp. 149
Unlike a Steak, a Project Well Done Is Rarep. 15
Bored to Deathp. 163
Donating Our Time for Fun and Profitp. 171
When All Is Said and Donep. 177
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