The pressures in your work are relentless. There is always more to be done. Expectations are high from your boss, your customers and your clients. Resources are tight and there is a perpetual squeeze on the support available to you. How on earth do you thrive and succeed in such an environment? This book contains practical approaches to enable you to clarify the outcomes, choose your impact, develop your skills, work as a team, build your approach, recognise your emotions, be aware of the risks, be alert to the unexpected, use your energy well and keep it all in perspective. In such unstable and relentless times, this book will enable you to stand back and reflect, and keep you motivated and focused on your career goals.
Peter Shaw is the founding partner of Praesta, an executive coaching firm. He was formerly a Director General in the UK Government and is the author of Raise Your Game (Wiley Capstone, 2009) and Defining Moments (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). He lectures across Europe on various management topics.