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The motivation hoax : a smart person's guide to inspirational nonsense

Author: James Adonis
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Schwartz Publishing, 2018. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dreams can come true! Happiness is a journey! Think positive! You can do anything! But how many of these are accurate? How many are wise? And which of them are based on evidence you can actually trust? The answer is depressing: not many at all.The Motivation Hoax exposes and unravels the nonsense that permeates the inspiration industry, and in its place offers a suite of tools and insights that are reliable,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Adonis
ISBN: 9781760640163 1760640166
OCLC Number: 1001807778
Description: 183 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Indisputable role of luck --
'A quitter nevers wins and a winner never quits' --
Passion: a tale fo destructive obsession --
'Choose a job you love, and you will never have towork a day in your life' --
Money and happiness a medley of misleading quotations --
'(INSERT NOUN) is a journey, not a destination' --
Disproving the unhealthiness of health --
'The purpose of life is a life of purpose' --
Robert Byrne --
Positive thinking --
and all that crap --
'Life is too short to wake up with regrets' --
Dreams can come true...and other forms of self-deception --
'Iff you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else' --
Laurence J. Peter --
It's not what happens to you ... --
or is it? --
'Many hands make light work' --
John Heywood --
The impossibility of acheiving the impossible --
'That which does not kill us makes us stronger' --
The dirty business of busyness --
'It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life' --
Elizabeth Kenny.
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James Adonis shatters the nonsense that permeates the inspiration industry, and in its place offers a suite of real tools and insights for all workplaces .  Read more...

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