The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 4, 2014

Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



My new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, is the story of two bodies. The first body was the new... Continue »
  1. $24.50 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$5.95
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Self Help- General

Living without a goal :finding the freedom to live a creative and innovative life

by

Living without a goal :finding the freedom to live a creative and innovative life Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In what may be the most radical business book ever published, philosopher Jay Ogilvy shows that living without a goal is the only way to accomplish anything. In the 1980s we ran our lives with all the direction and confidence filofaxes and to-do lists could provide. Always knowing exactly where we were headed, we climbed toward the goals corporate America held out in front of us like so many carrots: higher salaries, better titles, more impressive offices. But after a decade of climbing, the air is getting thin. We crave the chance to create, to express ourselves, and to make a difference, not just a living. It is time, says businessman/philosopher James Ogilvy, to tear up the to-do lists and grant ourselves the freedom to enjoy what E. M. Forster calls "the lights and shades that exist in the greyest conversation." Ogilvy shows that richness and color and flavor flood back into our lives once we set aside the goals that hold us captive. He explores how philosophers (from Plato to Nietzsche), lovers, ideologues, and executives have at one time or another lived without goals. What emerges from his argument is a new look at how to achieve personal creativity and freedom by fashioning one's day to-day life, not as a larger goal-producing machine, but as a personal work of art.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-201).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385417990
Subtitle:
(finding the freedom to live a creative and innovative life )
Author:
Ogilvy, James
Publisher:
Currency Doubleday
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Self-actualization (psychology)
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Life
Subject:
Self-actualization
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 199-201.
Series Volume:
TM 10-4510-206-14
Publication Date:
1995
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
201 p.

Other books you might like

  1. The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children #1)
    Used Trade Paper $3.50
  2. American Girl History Mysteries #07:... Used Trade Paper $2.50
  3. Waiting for the Whales New Mass Market $9.95
  4. The Dot and the Line: A Romance in...
    Used Hardcover $4.95
  5. Old Fashioned Children's Games: Over... New Trade Paper $26.95
  6. Zack Files #20: Zack Files 20: How I... New Trade Paper $4.99

Related Subjects


Business » Ethics
Business » General
Business » Management
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General

Living without a goal :finding the freedom to live a creative and innovative life Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$5.95 In Stock
Product details 201 p. pages Currency Doubleday,1995. - English 9780385417990 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.