CEO of Me

By Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brenda A. Lautsch,

Book cover of CEO of Me: Creating a Life That Works in the Flexible Job Age

Book description

You are the CEO of your life: you, and nobody else. You can establish the new rules that will help you achieve true balance between work and the rest of your life. And if you don't do it, nobody else will. Now is the time to take control, and this…

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1 author picked CEO of Me as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

We hear so much about flexibility at work, but most of the academic research is directed at senior managers (as in: “managers need to offer employees more flexibility”).

Professors Kossek and Lautsch deliberately flip that thinking. Their book is designed to help any employee become more mindful about how they can achieve better work-life balance – and to identify the changes that they can make to get there (even without their boss’s support).

This book inspired me to think about the very small changes that any of us can make in a workplace; it helped me to recognize that it’s…

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