Reinvent the Wheel (Hardcover)

How Top Leaders Leverage Well-Being for Success

By Megan McNealy

Nicholas Brealey, 9781529374742, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 2019

List Price: 29.95*
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Description

What if there were a book that:

  • Proved you could DO well and BE well simultaneously?
  • Taught you how to customize the 18 spokes of what TOTAL well-being looks like for YOU?
  • Shared surprising secrets of how the greatest leaders in the world are using well-being to drive personal and career success?
  • Helped you create a 360 degree up-leveling of your life so that you can turbo-charge achieving everything you want?
Reinvent the Wheel is that book! Join breakout author Megan McNealy and 18 CEOs and Founders on a well-being and success journey that will change your life forever.

In Reinvent the Wheel, McNealy takes on the mistaken belief, pervasive in our workplaces, that doing well is more important than being well. In executive summary style, with to-the-point research combined with poignant stories, McNealy shows that well-being, in fact, drives, promotes and accelerates success.

The secret sauce of Reinvent the Wheel is a simple, yet powerful image, the Well Being Wheel, created by McNealy to reinforce her revolutionary process for achieving total well-being. Created to restore her own well-being and turbo-charge her success, the Well Being Wheel is used by thousands of business high-achievers as a tool for optimizing their health, happiness, and work performance. Each succinct chapter highlights a spoke of the Wheel:
  • 6 for BODY
  • 6 for MIND
  • 6 for SPIRIT
Along with instructions to readers for customizing the 18 spokes for themselves, the book features exclusive interviews and original content from 18 well-being fueled "Exceptional Executives," CEOs, founders and entrepreneurs who master and leverage these different aspects of well-being, and consistently show up in breakout mode. With surprising candor and openness, the Exceptional Executives share their secrets to well-being, and include, among others: John Mackey, Co-founder of Whole Foods Market, Steven Rice, Chief Human Resources Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Kara Goldin, Founder and CEO of Hint, Inc., Chip Conley, Founder of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Gopi Kallayil, Chief Evangelist of Brand Marketing at Google, and Robyn Denholm, CFO Telstra Corporation and Chairman of the Board of Tesla. Their behind-the-scenes strategies inspire the reader to up-level their belief in what level of success, in business and life, is possible.


About the Author

Megan McNealy has devoted her career to helping others reach their highest potential in their personal and professional lives. As an impact entrepreneur and a prominent Well-Being Thought Leader, she founded Well-Being Drives Success, a multi-faceted platform designed to support those in our workforce who strive for exceptional wellness and extraordinary success. Simultaneously, Megan is an award-winning, 20+ year First Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor at one of the largest financial firms in the world, where she specializes in working with senior corporate executives. A masterful storyteller and inspiring keynote speaker, she has presented to thousands of people over the course of her career. Megan holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from Northwestern University, is a Reiki Master, and lives vibrantly in Northern California with her daughters.


Praise For Reinvent the Wheel: How Top Leaders Leverage Well-Being for Success

"Each of us is shaped by our own life's journey and yet we al have one thing in common...the human experience. The journey of self-discovery and living a life filled with joy is enabled through human connection and a focus on well-being. With Reinvent the Wheel. Megan shared a gift of discover that can lead to a more joyful life." - Kevin Johnson, CEO, Starbucks Coffee Company

"Too many people think of personal growth and career success as separate objectives when, in fact, they are closely related. Reinvent the Wheel provides a great guide to embracing personal growth as a way to improve success in every aspect of your life" - John Wookey, former EVP Industry Applications, Salesforce.com and former EVP Development, SAP

"In Reinvent the Wheel, Megan masterfully shows us that we can change ourselves from the inside out. Step by step, she shows us that when we prioritize our well-being, when we are mindful and have compassion for ourselves, we rise." - Scott Shute, Head of Mindfulness and Compassion Programs, LinkedIn

"Have you ever read a book you couldn't put down? Well Reinvent the Wheel is that book. It is so interesting, inspiring, and useful, you'll be forever glad you picked it up. Its innovative insights will change the way you perceive stress and well-being, and convince you to start taking better care of yourself, your career and your loved ones...now, not someday." - Sam Horn, CEO of Intrigue Agency; bestselling author of SOMEDAY is Not a Day in the Week

"Megan provides a framework for achieving the most out of one's potential by focusing on taking care of ourselves and the often dismissed notion of nutrition, rest, exercise, and spiritual renewal - all lessons I learned later than I would have liked." - John W. Thiel, former Vice Chairman, Global Wealth & Investment Management, Bank of America, and former Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; Parter, My Next Season

"Incredible. Megan has created one of the most comprehensive models of what total well-being looks like. If you want to have vibrant well-being, with the body, mind and spirit all working together, this is the woman to go to." - Jake Canfield, CEO Canfield Training Group; New York Times bestselling author of The Success Principles and originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series

"Megan is a passionate advocate or her health. Her positive attitude has been a huge inspiration and a catalyst for her overall well-being." - Pedram Fatehi, MD, Medical Director, Stanford University Health Care; Clinical Associate Professor Medicine-Nephrology, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Stanford School of Medicine

"Megan offers a whole-picture view of well-being and success-who embodies that more than her? - and she inspired all of us to reach higher." - Dr. Sisa Ngebulana, CEO of Billion Group; CEO Rebosis Property Fund Ltd.; Director and Chairman, New Frontier Properties Ltd.

"The goal is to be both wealthy and healthy - but is that combination actually possible? Megan McNealy shows us that it is. By weaving her own remarkable story of resilience with lessons learned from top business leaders, she masterfully disrupts the common belief that success can only be achieved at the cost of personal well-being. There truly is a better way, and this book shows us how." - Laura Putnam, author of Workplace Wellness That Works and CEO of Motion Infusion

"A timely and relevant read for those of us who may not be as resilient and resourceful as Megan. It's a timeless message that good whole person health and well-being define one's success, however measured. With this book, Megan will become an inspiring and insightful leader in the wellness space." - Jim Purcell, Founder, Returns on Well-Being; former CEO Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island

"Megan McNealy is a wonderful storyteller, and these stories are like a breath of fresh oxygen, inspiring the reader with confidence and purpose, and exceptional models of achievement and fulfillment." - Robert Morgan, author of New York Times bestseller and Oprah Book Club Selection, Gap Creek; Kappa Alpha Professor of English Cornell University

"Reinvent the Wheel is must-reading for every high-performer. Drawing upon the proven practices of today's most productive leaders, Megan McNealy gives you a personalized blueprint to increase your energy, improve your health, and rediscover a new zest for life and work. Read this book if you want to feel great and do great at the same time." - Steve Harrison, Cofounder National Publicity Summit, Quantum Leap, Bestseller Blueprint; Co-owner Bradley Communications Corp.

"Reinvent the Wheel is a must-read for business professionals and entrepreneurs who need to pay attention to their well-being while pursuing a successful career. Many of us have put our best health on the back burner and Megan illustrates clearly through her personal experience why it is important to make it a priority. We only get one life; let's make the best of it! You are on your way to better habits once you read this compelling and interesting book." - L. Lee Richter, Founder and CEO Richter Communications; Award-Winning Author; Serial Entrepreneur; Mentor

"If you want to get the most out of yourself and your team, there's something more critical than higher pay, greater motivation, or the latest productivity training and that secret is what you're holding in your hands right now. If you don't give yourself and your team the right support, performance will be on a steady decline and it won't be noticeable until it's too late. This book is the antidote to the secret killer of many businesses. I give it my highest recommendation." - Christian Mickelsen, CEO of Future Force Inc. and #1 bestselling author of Abundance Unleashed: Open Yourself To More Money, Love, Health, and Happiness Now