The Buddha and the Badass: The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work

By Vishen Lakhiani

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Forget hustling. This book will disrupt your deeply held beliefs about work, success, and, indeed, life.If you’re the average person in the developed world, you spend 70 percent of your waking hours at work. And if you’re the average person, you’re miserable for most of those hours. This is simply not an acceptable state of affairs for your one shot at life. No matter your Forget hustling. This book will disrupt your...

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May 12th 2020 by Rodale Books

Quotes From "The Buddha and the Badass: The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work"

"Sometimes, you have to destroy a part of your life that is merely good, to allow what is truly great to enter."
"The desire to feel happy or think positively all the time hinders many people's authentic existence. It lowers resilience."
"In most cases, anyone can imitate your business. But nobody can imitate your business if it's built based on your story. When your values infuse your business, you've given special life to your creation."
"Now, here is the big secret: The bigger your vision is, the easier it gets. When you live this way, you may find that the vision is not coming from you. Instead, the Universe is choosing to go through you to realize what the world needs."
"The most important thing that our business schools need to teach us is that your work is not about your work. Rather, your work is nothing more than the ultimate vehicle for your personal growth.

If your business fails, it doesn't matter. The question is, how did you grow? If your business becomes a billion dollars, it doesn't matter. The question is, how did you grow? - Srikumar Rao"
"It's because we grow through discomfort or insight. But never through apathy."
"The Universe acts as a mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. The miracle of this is that you can shift your identity and the world will obey. But you must shift it so deeply you believe the new identity and live life in accordance with it."
"Greatness is best achieved with others. The world is too complex to strike it alone. People are drawn to you not because of your business plan. Humans are moved by emotion more than logic. The greatest gift you can give someone is to invite them to share in a dream."

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