Summary of Get Your SHIFT Together

How to Think, Laugh, and Enjoy Your Way to Success in Business and in Life

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Get Your SHIFT Together book summary
Tap into your “humor being” and laugh your way to success.


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Steve Rizzo, the “attitude adjuster,” details how to shift your mind-set and approach life’s trials with a positive attitude. His advice is honest; the text is lighthearted, humorous and down-to-earth. Rizzo relates to his readers by recounting anecdotes about commonly stressful situations including traffic jams, career indecision and chronic illness. His background in stand-up comedy manifests in his writing style and makes his material easy to digest, though it is somewhat repetitive. Rizzo gives concrete advice on how to laugh it off when you hit a career or personal low. getAbstract recommends this engaging manual to people struggling on their career paths or looking to bring humor into their personal and professional lives.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to shift your attitude to be more positive
  • How to find humor in stressful situations
  • How to find lasting happiness in your career and life


Charting Your Own Course
Most people want guarantees because they fear the unknown. Some view going down an unexpected or different life or career path as failure. They assert that their fate is predetermined and that they can do little to change their unfortunate circumstances. Change...
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About the Author

Former stand-up comedian Steve Rizzo is a professional development expert and motivational speaker.

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