Studies show that about half of American workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. Workers say they suffer boredom, lack of recognition and poor prospects. Author Adrian Gilpin says nonsense. The problem is not with employers, but with employees who lack focused plans for personal development. Gilpin asserts that ordinary people can do extraordinary things if they focus, reflect, dream and act. He illustrates his ideas with his personal story of facing failure and near bankruptcy, and then regaining success through self-examination and self-development. This is not an easy process, and he does not offer a simplistic plan. Distilling the work of other experts with his own observations, Gilpin describes a powerful approach to utilizing your goals, discipline and experience (the more of a track record you have, the more you will get from this book). His story is compelling and even inspiring. getAbstract.com recommends it to mature, experienced executives and managers, and to those who want to add new meaning to their ambitions and achievements.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to advance your self-development by identifying your heartfelt goals and your dreams; and
- How to reach for a meaningful life and achieve your goals.
About the Author
Adrian Gilpin founded the Institute for Human Development in 1995. He is an international speaker on changing the models of corporate leadership and managing change in business, education and society.