Downshifting: How to Work Less and Enjoy Life More
John D. DrakeISBN: 1576751163; 9781576751169;
Have you ever fantasized about stepping off the ever-accelerating treadmill of work to gain some kind of balance in your life? This practical, hands-on guide will show you how you can stop fantasizing and actually move from the fast track to a more satisfying, healthier, less work-focused lifestyle. John Drake, himself a former high-level executive who chose to downshift, offers realistic, doable alternatives to a work-dominated life. He'll guide you through all you need to do to make a good living, yet find more free time for yourself and those you care about most. He examines numerous alternatives, including: - Flextime; - Lateral and downward moves; - Shortened work weeks, and more. This book is the first to show how to put specific downshifting options into action. Real-life stories of people who have successfully downshifted show how you too can stop dreaming and take decisive steps to implement real change. Drake guides you through all the...