Lighten Up: Survival Skills For People Under Pressure

Paperback | May 21, 1993

byC. W. Metcalf, Roma Felible

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Humor can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in the process. But humor is also a set of specific, learned skills, and like any other discipline, these skills need to be developed. Lighten Up shows you how to build these skills so that you can see the absurdity in difficult situations and take yourself lightly while you take your job, problem, or challenge seriously.

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Simple, everyday techniques show how to stay calm, cool, and creative in a down-sized, stressed-out world that is constantly changing. Based on the author's highly successful workshops for major corporations, this book shows how to see the absurdity in difficult situations and how to take ourselves lightly while we take our work seriou...

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Humor can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in the process. But humor is also a set of specific, learned skills, and like any other discipline, these skills need to be developed. Lighten Up shows you how to build these skills so that you can ...

C.W. Metcalf and Roma Felible are a husband-and-wife writing team as well as business partners. C.W. Metcalf and Company consults worldwide on the role of humor in managing oneself and others.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:May 21, 1993Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0201622394

ISBN - 13:9780201622393

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Simple, everyday techniques show how to stay calm, cool, and creative in a down-sized, stressed-out world that is constantly changing. Based on the author's highly successful workshops for major corporations, this book shows how to see the absurdity in difficult situations and how to take ourselves lightly while we take our work seriously. Excerpted in Reader's Digest