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Find Your Happy at Work
50 Ways to Get Unstuck, Move Past Boredom, and Discover Fulfillment
Beverly E. Jones
ISBN: 9781632651860
Book (Paperback)
Red Wheel Weiser, Career Press
$16.95
5.25 x 8.5
224 pages
4 illustrations
September 1, 2021


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If you hate your job and want change, the starting point is with you! Get unstuck, move past boredom, and discover how to flourish at work. This book is for anyone stuck in a rut, burned out, or just plain tired.



Has your career plateaued? Do you sometimes dread starting work? Are you bogged down by frustration, tedium, loneliness, or uncertainty? There’s hope.

Find Your Happy at Work, the latest book by acclaimed executive coach Beverly Jones, gives you a road map to quickly create more joy and meaning in your work, even if you don’t love your job.



Yes, aspects of your career are beyond your control. But Jones says you have more power than you realize. Throughout 50 fast-paced chapters, Find Your Happy at Work offers practical strategies to help you feel more enthusiastic and gratified on the job, whether from in the office or from home. These include:


  • A simple model for creating career engagement that will improve your performance at work and help you develop deeper relationships with others.

  • Techniques for addressing workplace challenges like difficult colleagues, boring tasks, daunting projects, and gloomy environments.

  • Strategies for strengthening your network, building expertise, and laying other groundwork for a resilient career.


This book will provide encouragement, inspiration, and useful advice for those who want to be happy in their work, and throughout their lives.

Beverly E. Jones is a master of career reinvention. She started out as a writer for TV and radio, shifted to leading university programs for women while earning her MBA, and then went to law school. Now she is an author, speaker, podcaster, and coach. Throughout, Jones has mentored and supported professionals of all ages to enjoy successful careers. Jones serves as a fellow at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service. She has been quoted in numerous media, including the New York Times, CNN, NPR, Money, and Forbes. Jones and her husband, journalist Andy Alexander, live in Washington, DC, and Rappahannock County, Virginia. Follow her on Twitter at @beverlyejones.
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