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No More Dreaded Mondays: Ignite Your Passion--And Other Revolutionary Ways to Discover Your True Calling at Workby Dan Miller
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Is Your Job Making You “Stupid”?
Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, once wrote that a person who spends his life performing the same repetitive tasks “generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become.” Wow! Now thats not a pretty picture. Unfortunately, much of our work today consists of those boring, repetitive tasks.
But maybe youre one of the many who have gotten caught up in thinking work is just something you do to support your weekends. Work is that necessary evil, a means to an end, or just a curse from God. You probably take your role of providing for yourself and those depending on you seriously. But you dont expect to enjoy your workyou just do what has to be done.
Only now youre seeing that even loyalty and dependability bring no guarantees. Lately youve seen coworkers who have been let go after years of faithful service. Perhaps your entire industryhas been shaken by outsourcing or changing technology. Maybe youre tired of the long commute and being tied to your desk when you know you could make your own hours and still be productive. You may have ideas stirring that you think could create new income and time freedom.
But here comes another Monday. Maybe feeling trapped is just the reality of the way things are. Doesnt everyone dread Mondays? Doesnt every responsible person just bury their dreams and passions in exchange for getting a paycheck?
Absolutely not! All of us, no matter how old we are or what kind of work were doing, can learn to bring the same excitement to our jobs that we bring to whatever we love to do on our days off. I believe that each one of us can pursue work that is a reflection of our best selvesa true fulfillment of our callings.
No More Mondays will show you that meaningful work really is within your grasp. And once youve opened the door and seen all the exciting career opportunities that await youwhether you decide to revolutionize your current job or launch a new career altogetheryoull find you cant go back to the old way of working.”
From No More Mondays
For everyone who dreads going to work on Monday mornings, inspiring advice on how to find fulfilling work in an uncertain age.
Do you hate Mondays?
If so, what's keeping you at your current job?
If you said a steady paycheck and the promise of a secure retirement, then you're in for a big disappointment. In today's volatile economy, there is nothing safe about punching the clock for a job you hate.
As beloved talk-show host and bestselling author Dan Miller reveals, the only way to find true security is by following your calling and then finding or creating work that matches that calling and passion.
No More Mondayss practical, inspirational advice speaks to people looking for guidance on how to launch a new career or business, those who want to stay in their current jobs and give the old 9-to-5 model a twenty-first-century makeover, and managers desperate to understand the way people want to work today. For all of them, Dan Miller's message is loud and clear: If you're one of those people who dread going to work on Mondays, do something about it!
Beloved career coach, talk show host, and best-selling author Dan Miller has devoted his life to helping people across the country who are frustrated with their careers to stop dreading Mondays, once and for all. In No More Dreaded Mondays, he shares the inspirational advice and specific, practical steps you can use to integrate your talent and passions with your work: getting to know yourself completely in order to find--or create--the career that is right for you, recognizing and capitalizing on the changes that are unfolding in the working world today, transforming your mind-set about your job, and much more. Whether you are launching a new career or business, want to renew your passion and creativity at your current job, or are a manager desperate to better motivate and inspire your employees, No More Dreaded Mondays is the answer to escaping workplace misery and finding true joy in meaningful, fulfilling work--even on Monday mornings.
Expanded edition! Includes scriptural teaching throughout, plus specific direction in approaching your career as a vocation--in response to the calling of God.
About the Author
DAN MILLER is a life coach and the author of the best-selling 48 Days to the Work You Love book, workbook, and DVD seminar series.
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