I really got into flow reading this book… but I deserves a slow read, not a fast one. If you want to know the book in 18:59 minutes, have a look at Ted
Csikszentmihalyi notes that ‘good work’ – work done well and useful for mankind at the same time – is not that easy to find as you might think. His research shows that great leaders hold certain propensities for very valuable. Openness, curiosity and interest, appear to be strong developed propensities among visionary leaders.
My take: develop your internal CEO-like as early as you can (but don’t expect that to happen just out-of-college) and learn and know what happiness is. And above all: having flow at work is a blessing in our times (april 2011)...Continua
Besides driving for better financial efficiency, there lies principles for the existence of business beyond pure bottom lines. Opportunities for personal growth & dignity must be present in the first place, follows by the capabilities to help others and contribution to the betterment of the environment. All these sound idealistic, yet examples from the authors research are indeed uplifting & proven the possibilities. The triumph of human magnanimosity, to extend beyond self!...Continua