[ Reading ] ➼ Living Without a Goal Author James Ogilvy – Justinfoline.us

Living Without a Goal In What May Be The Most Radical Business Book Ever Published, Philosopher Jay Ogilvy Shows That Living Without A Goal Is The Only Way To Accomplish Anything In The 1980s We Ran Our Lives With All The Direction And Confidence Filofaxes And To Do Lists Could Provide Always Knowing Exactly Where We Were Headed, We Climbed Toward The Goals Corporate America Held Out In Front Of Us Like So Many Carrots Higher Salaries, Better Titles, Impressive Offices But After A Decade Of Climbing, The Air Is Getting Thin We Crave The Chance To Create, To Express Ourselves, And To Make A Difference, Not Just A Living It Is Time, Says Businessman Philosopher James Ogilvy, To Tear Up The To Do Lists And Grant Ourselves The Freedom To Enjoy What E M Forster Calls The Lights And Shades That Exist In The Greyest Conversation Ogilvy Shows That Richness And Color And Flavor Flood Back Into Our Lives Once We Set Aside The Goals That Hold Us Captive He Explores How Philosophers From Plato To Nietzsche , Lovers, Ideologues, And Executives Have At One Time Or Another Lived Without Goals What Emerges From His Argument Is A New Look At How To Achieve Personal Creativity And Freedom By Fashioning One S Day To Day Life, Not As A Larger Goal Producing Machine, But As A Personal Work Of Art.

[ Reading ] ➼ Living Without a Goal  Author James Ogilvy – Justinfoline.us
  • Paperback
  • 201 pages
  • Living Without a Goal
  • James Ogilvy
  • English
  • 02 December 2017
  • 0385417993

    10 thoughts on “[ Reading ] ➼ Living Without a Goal Author James Ogilvy – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    A few pages into this book, it becomes clear that Ogilvy had one goal to sell books to schmucks who can t formulate positive, workable goals for their lives.A good friend had tried to read this book, and he passed it on to me to find out whether I could find anything of genuine interest in it I failed in that goal Perhaps I shouldn t have set such ...


  2. says:

    I like to think that I know something about living without a goal, after all I have been doing it long enough This book naturally attracted my interest, but barely sustained it throughout the read The author does offer some very thought provoking insights, but overall it was just too dense to be enjoyable, too much like a textbook Maybe someexamples or some humor would have made it an easier read I m not suggesting it should have been dumbed down for the masses, butaccessibility I like to think that I know something about living without a goal, after all I have been doing it long enough This book naturally attracted my interest, but barely sustained it throughout the read The author does offer some very thought p...


  3. says:

    I would probably call this self help but I don t have a shelf for that because it s not generally my thing I like the title and the thesis I have come to believe that a life enslaved to a single Goal, no matter how noble, becomes a mechanism rather than an organism, a business plan rather than a biography, a tool rather than a gift So that s what I liked.It has the tone ...


  4. says:

    Not a how to book but rather a philosophical discussion about the differences between living an artful life versus a goal driven one Interesting.


  5. says:

    Found nothing of interest in this rambling, disjointed book.


  6. says:

    Not a bad read,but honestly I had to use the dictionary a lot

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