Seeking the Calm in the Storm

Seeking the Calm in the Storm : Managing Chaos in Your Business Life

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In a 24/7 world that veers ever closer to chaos, how can we find goals that matter, achieve them, and feel fulfilled? In Seeking the Calm in the Storm, Dr. Judith Bardwick offers a clear path from turmoil to peace, from chaos to balance. She offers a practical, step-by-step plan for converting vague anxieties into specific, solvable problems; reducing overload, and building the confidence that enables great achievement, true balance, and deep satisfaction.show more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 158.5 x 234.7 x 25.7mm | 630.5g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • FINANCIAL TIMES PRENTICE HALL
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013009031X
  • 9780130090317

Table of contents

Foreword. Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1.Where's My Personal. Time and Space? Work Anywhere. e-trusion. Family Unfriendly.2. Web Speed! Information Races Anywhere! Efficiency is Gold, Innovation is Platinum.3. Information Technology. Is Too Complicated. Simple Works Best. Simple Doesn't Stay Simple. Simple Will Return.4. Does Anyone Care That I'm Here? Technology Moved from Improving Productivity to Creating Infinite Combinations. Mergers, Partnerships, Alliances, and Acquisitions. It's the People Stuff. 5. Experience Doesn't Count. The 3-D Nervous System of the Brain and the Web. Ability Outweighs Experience.6. Privacy Is Invaded. It's Far Too Easy to Access Lots of Information. It's Much Too Easy to Get Really Personal Information. We Are Getting Too Close to Big Brother.7. From the Foxhole. Change Exhaustion.8. Information Technology is Not Emotionally Neutral. It Is Not Aligned with Human Nature. Porous Boundaries.9. Individuals: Regain Control! Anxiety. Overload. Grow in Confidence.10. Individuals: Are You a Ford or a Ferrari? Ferraris Want! Move the Needle! Make Me Rich! Treat Me as an Individual! Let's Have Fun!11. Organizations: Achieve Best Fit. Different Kinds of Organizations. Different Kinds of People. After April 2000.12. Organizations: Manage Technology's Outcomes. New Rules of Etiquette. Get the People Part Right.13. Organizations: Don't Leap into Major Change. The Rules of Change. Build Success into the Change Process.14. Organizations: The Change Process. The Steps of Change.15. Individuals: Create a Profoundly Satisfying Life. King Midas and the Need for Idealism. It's Your Life.Appendix. Afterword By J. Peter Bardwick. Press the Flesh. You Can Run, but You Can't Hide. Forests and Trees. Need for Speed. Confidence and Intuition. Managing the Unmanageable. Afterword.By Stephen R. Hardis. Index.show more

About Judith Bardwick

DR. JUDITH BARDWICK is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego, and president of the San Diego-based Bardwick and Associates. A truly original thinker, she has become one of the world's most sought-after consultants, educators, speakers, and authors on the social psychology of the corporate environment-an arena she has researched and worked in for more than 30 years. She has authored over 100 papers, articles, and books on a wide range of subjects, including optimizing effectiveness and performance, developing leadership qualities, and facilitating the conditions necessary for personal and business success. While at the University of Michigan in the early 1960s, she organized the country's first graduate seminar on the Psychology of Women. In 1971, she published Psychology of Women, the first post-psychoanalytic book on the subject. In her 20 years at Michigan, she rose through the professorial ranks to Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and Arts.She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan, and other leading professional organizations. Her biography has appeared in Who's Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, The Encyclopedia of American Women, American Men and Women of Science-The Social and Behavioral Sciences, and other prestigious directories. She is also a member of the boards of directors of Western Financial Bank and Westcorp.Dr. Bardwick's best-selling books include Danger in the Comfort Zone and In Praise of Good Business. Dr. Bardwick currently resides in La Jolla, CA.show more

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