It's Called Work For A Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault by Larry WingetIt's Called Work For A Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault by Larry Winget

It's Called Work For A Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn Fault

byLarry Winget

Paperback | December 27, 2007

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New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Larry Wignet offers sharp, unapologetic—and invaluable—advice for succeeding in the work world

For all those who are frustrated at work, who seem to have no luck in business, who are underappreciated at the office, who are uninspired by their daily tasks, who just aren’t finding the career success they desire, Larry Winget is ready to share his wisdom:

It’s called work for a reason.

It's time for a swift kick in the pants from The Pitbull of Personal Development®, Larry Winget. Studies say that we actually work only half the time we are on the job. So then whose fault is it when we don’t get the results we want? Stop making excuses for your lack of success and stop acting like someone owes you a living.  Larry is here to ruffle your feathers and show you how to take responsibility for your results. Whether you punch a clock, own your own business, or manage other people, Larry's advice will work for you.

Find out why:

   • Success is simple
   • Teamwork doesn't work
   • Our co-workers are really only "co-goers"
   • Results are everything
   • You don't have to love your job (but it helps!) 

Remember the work ethic of your parents and grandparents and make yourself worth more than you cost. That's the way to get ahead, and there's no big secret that will get you there quicker.
Larry Winget is one of the country’sleading business speakers anda member of the National SpeakersAssociation Hall of Fame. He isthe author of the New York Timesand Wall Street Journal bestsellersYou’re Broke Because You Wantto Be and It’s Called Work for aReason!, and the Wall Street Journaland BusinessWeek bestseller ShutUp, Stop Whi...
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Title:It's Called Work For A Reason!: Your Success Is Your Own Damn FaultFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 0.7 inPublished:December 27, 2007Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159240281X

ISBN - 13:9781592402816

Appropriate for ages: 14

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. "Hi-ho, hi-ho, it's off to work I go . . ."
Chapter 2. Success is simple
Chapter 3. No one owes you a living
Chapter 4. Results are everything!
Chapter 5. "Your results are your own damn fault"
Chapter 6. You don't have to love your job (but it helps)
Chapter 7. Become invaluable
Chapter 8. The holy of holies
Chapter 9. One big happy family . . . yeah, right!
Chapter 10. Ethics: it's black or white
Chapter 11. How to absolutely destroy the competition
Chapter 12. The eight ATEs of leadership
Chapter 13. Teamwork doesn't work
Chapter 14. You gotta serve somebody
Chapter 15. Nothing happens until something is sold
Chapter 16. Short, hard, expensive lessons
Chapter 17. Larry's dirty dozen employee handbook
Chapter 18. Larry's dirty dozen employer handbook
Chapter 19. So now what?
Acknowledgments

Editorial Reviews

“Larry Winget simultaneously takes on everyone from smart-ass employees and motivational speakers to bad service, bad salespeople and bad bosses. It's not a fair fight. Winget has an unfair advantage - he tells the truth and doesn't give a damn if you like it or not. But like it or hate it, Larry will challenge you to be as amazing as you know you are.”—Joe Calloway, author of Work Like You're Showing Off!“Thin skinned? No sense of humor? Don't read this book! I warned you. On the other hand, if you want to read a book that cuts through the normal fluff and challenges you personally, then pay attention: Larry Winget will irritate you to be a better employee and a better person.” —Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, President, Sanborn & Associates, Inc., author of The Fred Factor“Winget sets a high threshold for delivering a likeable, useful book that will educate and promote behavioral changes.  He delivers…Winget’s advice is solid: delivering results is the most fulfilling career move one can make.”—Publishers Weekly