Should I Quit?: Resilience for a turbulent world by Mike GordonShould I Quit?: Resilience for a turbulent world by Mike Gordon

Should I Quit?: Resilience for a turbulent world

byMike GordonEditorKim Lambert

Paperback | July 13, 2016

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What is quitting? It’s always all about changing; out of one situation and into another. Life goes on and doesn’t stop just because circumstances change. So let’s take a breath and consider our options: Can we make this a better place and get more from it? Can we make changes that suit us better. Will it be here or somewhere else? So stay or go, it’s all about change, not quitting.

That’s where this book comes in. It’s a practical guide to being resilient, finding real value and changing to what we really want. It’s packed with hundreds of breakthrough ideas, with ways to build resilience, flexibility and control. We’ll learn to recognise our strengths and what we value and get the life we want. This book is for anyone who wants to manage life or career changes successfully by never, ever, giving up.

Mike Gordon is an experienced mentor and life coach for individuals and business. The insights in this book have been drawn from his own life, his research and his work with clients over 40 years of professional practice. He has created the Life Epiphanies Series to share his insights with anyone who is seeking a happier life and fulfilment by taking command of their own future.

Mike Gordon is a highly experienced mentor and life coach, for individuals and businesses. He is the Founder of Epiphanies Life Strategy & Coaching ( and the author of the Life Epiphanies Series. Born and raised in Scotland, Mike Gordon moved to Sydney, Australia, in 2006, after 35 years in the corporate ...
Title:Should I Quit?: Resilience for a turbulent worldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:July 13, 2016Publisher:Smithfield Park Enterprises Pty Ltd T/A DreamstoneLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1925499065

ISBN - 13:9781925499063


Table of Contents

Foreword xiiiIntroduction 1Why trust Mike Gordon? 4How to use this book 7Chapter 1: Quitting or changing? 9The themes of change and resilience 12Resilience: what is it? 16Chapter 2: Life in a straight line 21Navigating your own path 27Chapter 3: Trust and mutual respect 37Recognise our limitations 40Honesty is best 41Be diverse 42Teamwork wins 43Mindful communication 44Manners matter 45Sharing ourselves 47Empathy, not sympathy 48Get involved 49Chapter 4: What's it worth? 51Is more less? 62Change happens 63Negotiate change 63Distraction of the new 64Whose value? 65Urgent or important? 66Accountable or responsible? 66Remember to stop 67Stay in shape 68Chapter 5: Giving value 71Clarity counts 75Be mutual 77Be diligent 78Be timely 80Be effective 81Be constant 82Be selective 83Be a keeper 84Chapter 6: Network value 87Get connected 93Interesting and interested 94Network of networks 96It starts now 97Expressing gratitude 99Networking means people 102Nurture the network 104Nurture your intuition 106Networks produce value 107Chapter 7: Left, Right and Centre 109Hardware or software 111Three minds 113Left-minded perceptions 114Right-minded perceptions 118Centre-minded perceptions 121Chapter 8: Bad day at work 127Chapter 9: When enough is enough 141Check alignment 146Spot the change 147Stay balanced 149Two-way appreciation 150"Show me the money" 152Look ahead 155Over there? 156Seek advice 158Chapter 10: Time to Go? 161Chapter 11: Make the move 175Moving for money 176Beware of the counter-offensive 178Thank you doesn't jingle 179If we're leaving, leave well 180Make the transition as smooth as possible 183Have a script 183Not going the extra mile 184Exit politely 185Clear the decks 186Take our stuff with us 186Sweet talk or commitments 188Read the signs 188Land gently 189Chapter 12: Make sense of it all 193Quitting is never really quitting 194Follow the value 197Take action and change successfully 199About The Author 206Connect with Mike 208Your Preview of Mike's Next Book 210Other Books from Dreamstone Publishing 212

Editorial Reviews

"Very perceptive, clear and accessible. There's a lot here to reflect on and let sink in. It's a really valuable guide to big changes in my life."Michael Parise, Wellbeing Practitioner