Being Buddha at Work

  • by BJ Gallagher, Franz Metcalf
  • Narrated by BJ Gallagher
  • 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

There are lots of books that address how we should take care of ourselves, find calm, and enjoy happiness in a hectic work world. But few of those books apply the lessons of Buddhist thinking as resolution and guidance tools. These questions, though found in the modern day, are actually the core of all Buddha's teachings: impermanence, suffering, and the quest for happiness (freedom from suffering). This makes Buddha the kind of consultant or coach we need today in the workplace.
Following in the tradition of the authors' first best seller, this work goes on to explore and answer 101 dilemmas that we encounter at work, with topics that include time management, goal-setting, conflict, job dissatisfaction, unemployment, and even workplace trysts. The authors emphasize practical learning and coping, not esoteric insights or metaphysics, applying concrete solutions from Buddhist teachings to real problems in easily digestible chunks.

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Life saving philosophy

In today's fast paced world it is refreshing to read the wisdom of slowing down and being present in the moment. A must for all of us suffering work related stress
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- dawn

Has a couple of good hints on dealing with stress.

Firstly liked the structure of the book , easy to listen. Most of the material are well known in the world. However there were a couple of nice hints on dealing with stress at work. Also has good points on organising youself at work.
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- Dilmurod

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-03-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios