All Library Locations Closed Monday, January 20th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The inner game of work

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Random House,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
Do you think it's possible to truly enjoy your job? No matter what it is or where you are? Timothy Gallwey does, and in this groundbreaking book he tells you how to overcome the inner obstacles that sabotage your efforts to be your best on the job.         Timothy Gallwey burst upon the scene twenty years ago with his revolutionary approach to excellence in sports. His bestselling books The Inner Game of Tennis and The Inner Game of Golf, with over one million copies in print, changed the way we think about learning and coaching. But the Inner Game that Gallwey discovered on the tennis court is about more than learning a better backhand; it is about learning how to learn, a critical skill that, in this case, separates the productive, satisfied employee from the rest of the pack. For the past twenty years Gallwey has taken his Inner Game expertise to many of America's top companies, including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Apple, and IBM, to teach their managers and employees how to gain better access to their own internal resources.         What inner obstacles is Gallwey talking about? Fear of failure, resistance to change, procrastination, stagnation, doubt, and boredom, to name a few. Gallwey shows you how to tap into your natural potential for learning, performance, and enjoyment so that any job, no matter how long you've been doing it or how little you think there is to learn about it, can become an opportunity to sharpen skills, increase pleasure, and heighten awareness. And if your work environment has been turned on its ear by Internet technology, reorganization, and rapidly accelerating change, this book offers a way to steer a confident course while navigating your way toward personal and professional goals.         The Inner Game of Work teaches you the difference between a rote performance and a rewarding one. It teaches you how to stop working in the conformity mode and start working in the mobility mode. It shows how having a great coach can make as much difference in the boardroom as on the basketball court-- and Gallwey teaches you how to find that coach and, equally important, how to become one. The Inner Game of Work challenges you to reexamine your fundamental motivations for going to work in the morning and your definitions of work once you're there. It will ask you to reassess the way you make changes and teach you to look at work in a radically new way. "Ever since The Inner Game of Tennis, I've been fascinated and have personally benefitted by the incredibly empowering insights flowing out of Gallwey's self-one/self-two analysis.  This latest book applies this liberating analogy to work inspiring all of us to relax and trust our true self." --Stephen R. Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780375500077
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID9c61bb4d-21f3-48a6-5cb2-b6244a28ec99
Grouping Titleinner game of work
Grouping Authorgallwey w timothy
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-01-04 13:59:07PM
Last Indexed2020-01-17 02:05:59AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
authorGallwey, W. Timothy.
author_displayGallwey, W. Timothy
available_at_mesaMCPLD Central Library
detailed_location_mesaMCPLD Central Non-Fiction
display_description
format_category_mesaBooks
format_mesaBook
id9c61bb4d-21f3-48a6-5cb2-b6244a28ec99
isbn9780375500077
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b11880612.i21339429MCPLD Central Non-Fiction158.7 G177i1falsefalseOn Shelfmpmnf
itype_mesaAdult non-fiction
last_indexed2020-01-17T09:05:59.136Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_mesa158.7 G177i
owning_library_mesaMesa County Libraries
owning_location_mesaMCPLD Central Library
primary_isbn9780375500077
publishDate2000
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b11880612BookBooks1st ed.EnglishRandom House, 2000.xxii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_mesa
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b11880612.i21339429On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue144, 145, 141, 142, 143
subject_facetWork -- Psychological aspects
title_displayThe inner game of work
title_fullThe inner game of work / W. Timothy Gallwey
title_shortThe inner game of work
topic_facetPsychological aspects
Work