Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration--And Make Work Exciting Again (Hardcover)
Ignite Your Inspiration--And Make Work Exciting Again
Amacom, 9780814438220, 240pp.
Publication Date: October 12, 2017
Is the thrill gone? What to do when your mojo's missing at work . . . For many employees, feeling burned out and uninspired is nothing new. But going through the motions impairs more than just work performance--it affects your well-being. Wouldn't it be better to feel as engaged and energized as you were on day one? Fortunately, everyone has the ability to rekindle inspiration. The key is to quit waiting for it to happen and take control of the process yourself. Whether you're wrestling with fear, disconnectedness, boredom, lack of creative outlets, overwhelm, or other issues, Find the Fire helps shake off the malaise and dial up the motivation. Packed with insights, exercises, inspiring stories, checklists, and more, this potent self-help guide identifies nine forces that drain inspiration and delivers tips and advice for turning things around, including how to: Start learning and growing again - Reconnect with coworkers and your boss - Stop procrastinating - Empower yourself - Stay in control during tough times - Overcome fear and embrace risk - Produce work you're proud of - Boost your self-confidence and personal presence - Leave your mark - And more Instead of asking what inspires you, the deeper question is, how did you lose inspiration in the first place? Learn to find it again--and fuel greater fulfillment and success.
About the Author
SCOTT MAUTZ is CEO of Profound Performance and a popular speaker on workplace motivation and engagement. A veteran Procter & Gamble executive and an adjunct professor at Indiana University, he is the author of Make It Matter and a weekly contributor to Inc.