The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion
Product Number: EB00383102
Released: Jun 12, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101620243
Publisher: Portfolio
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An inspiring look at the hidden stars in every field who perform essential work without recognition In a culture where so many strive for praise and glory, what kind of person finds the greatest reward in anonymous work? Expanding from his acclaimed Atlantic article, "What Do Fact-Checkers and Anesthesiologists Have in Common?" David Zweig explores what we can all learn from a modest group he calls "Invisibles." Their careers require expertise, skill, and dedication, yet they receive little or no public credit. And that's just fine with them. Zweig met with a wide range of Invisibles to discover first hand what motivates them and how they define success and satisfaction. His fascinating subjects include: * a virtuoso cinematographer for major films. * the lead engineer on some of the world's tallest skyscrapers. * a high-end perfume maker. * an elite interpreter at the United Nations. Despite the diversity of their careers, Zweig found that all Invisibles embody the same core traits. And he shows why the rest of us might be more fulfilled if we followed their example.

Author(s): David Zweig
Original Publish Date: Jun 12, 2014

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Author(s): David Zweig
Narrator(s): Sean Pratt
Product Number Z100102745
Released: Oct 13, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781469058542

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