Winning Without Losing: 66 Strategies for Succeeding in Business While Living a Happy and Balanced Life, 1st Edition

  • Jordan Milne
  • Martin Bjergegaard
  • Published By: Profile Books
  • ISBN-10: 1782830065
  • ISBN-13: 9781782830061
  • DDC: 650.1
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade + - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Winner of the New Manager category at the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2014. Whatever your job is, chances are you find it hard to switch off. Today, we work longer hours, at weekends, at home and on the move - while the office is only ever a click away via smartphones and the Internet. But as much as we assume that this is the price of success - it doesn't have to be this way. Martin Bjergegaard and Jordan Milne are here to show you how to build your business into something big, sustainable and widely recognized - and still lead a happy, whole and balanced life. In sixty-six short insights, they reĀ­veal strategies and methods which will allow you to combine professional success with putting friends, family and happiness first. Their Efficiency Boosters will increase your effectiveness, while you'll learn all about how to avoid Time and Energy Wasters and build a New Mindset that gives you to optimism and enthusiasm needed to succeed. So wave goodbye to guiltily checking your emails on a date, or getting home when your children are already in bed - this is your route to winning on every level.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Myths of Hard Work and Sacrifice.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Other Frontmatter.
1: The New Dual Optimum.
2: Meet a Sample of Our Role Models.
3: Efficiency Boosters - 15 Strategies to Increase Your Efficiency Exponentially.
4: Assemble Your Wheel.
5: Get Started, Get Momentum.
6: Get Your Timing Right.
7: Make a Small Test.
8: Get Out of the Garage.
9: Stand Out.
10: Leverage Technology.
11: Put People First.
12: Interact with the Energy of Others.
13: Master the Art of Listening.
14: Make Yourself Lean.
15: Don't Try Too Hard.
16: Ride the Wave.
17: Build Your Brain.
18: Get Your Sleep.
19: New Ways of Doing Old Things - 5 Adjustments with Profound Impact.
20: Reinvent the Meeting.
21: Make a ‘Today’ List.
22: Know Something Else.
23: Pause Your Mind.
24: Focus on the Wildly Important.
25: Beware the Time and Energy Wasters - 14 Insights to Help You Navigate the Pitfalls.
26: Know when to Pull the Plug.
27: Don't ‘Make it Work’.
28: Gain Your Extra Month.
29: Don't Send that Email.
30: Be Decisive when it Counts.
31: Streamline Your Life.
32: Use Your Periscope.
33: Keep Away from Predators.
34: Release Your Grip.
35: Make Your Business Plan Light and Agile.
36: Stop Hiding Out.
37: Know How to Raise Money.
38: Don't Let Technology Control You.
39: Be a Business Pacifist.
40: When the Road is Rough - 5 Empowering Thoughts when Times are Tough.
41: Love Your Stairs.
42: Spot Opportunity in Danger.
43: Remember there is Always a Way.
44: Make Many Attempts.
45: Know that it is Never Too Late.
46: Balance by Design - 10 Ways to Stop Hoping for it and Start Planning for it.
47: Build with Balance in Mind.
48: Prepare Yourself.
49: Revisit 8-8-8.
50: Build Back-Up Systems.
51: Improve Your Outside/Inside Ratio.
52: Pick Your Favourite Location.
53: Achieve Critical Mass.
54: Spot Your Future Friends.
55: Go All In.
56: Keep it Simple.
57: A New Mindset - 11 Insights for a Better Quality of Life.
58: Don't Live a Deferred Life.
59: Look for the Good Things.
60: Have a Child – or Pretend You Do.
61: Learn from Everything You Do.
62: Feel the Flow at Home.
63: Give Back, Get Perspective.
64: Rethink Self-Discipline.
65: Get Your Team Balanced.
66: You are not Your Work.
67: Don't be Afraid of Missing Out.
68: Find Your Oxygen Mask.
69: Take Action - 6 Steps to Take this Week.
70: Try an Hour of Full Efficiency.
71: Don't Stand in Line.
72: Do the Worst First.
73: Push for Purpose.
74: Identify Your Elephant Traps.
75: Take Tomorrow Off.
76: The 66 Strategies in Full – to Get You Winning Without Losing Today.
Meet the Authors: An Interview with Martin Bjergegaard and Jordan Milne.
Meet the Rest of Our Role Models.
More About Rainmaking.