FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Sometimes success isn't enough--discover how to achieve lasting, whole-life fulfillment through a simple five-stage plan that corresponds with the five key parts of ourselves.

We're often told that the key to success in life involves advancing in our careers, but why do feel so stuck and unfulfilled when everything seems to be going right?

Adult development expert Maja Djikic explains that in order to discover our purpose and achieve real, lasting change, we need to move beyond narrowly targeted ideas and strategies like changing our mindset or slightly altering our behavior, and instead go deeper and focus on our innate desires.

Djikic claims that sustained change can only happen when all five parts of ourselves move in the same direction and at the same time. She introduces a transformational system called the Wheel of Change--a simple, five-segment plan that corresponds with the five key parts of ourselves: Desires, Actions, Emotions, Thoughts, and Body.

By understanding the mechanisms of these five integral parts, you will be able to escape the paradox of success without happiness and move towards your own path of fulfilling self-development.

Maja Djikic profile imageABOUT THE AUTHOR: Maja Djikic, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, the Director of the Self-Development Laboratory, and the Academic Director of Rotman Executive Coaching Certificate program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. As a psychologist specializing in the field of personality development, Dr. Djikic examines the processes and methods of developing a balanced and flexible self. She has published more than 35 scientific articles and book chapters on personality development, and her research has been featured in over 50 media outlets (including The New York Times, Salon, Slate, Scientific American Mind), in 15 countries. In addition to teaching MBA students, at Rotman she teaches leaders in the Executive MBA program and Custom Executive programs. Her corporate clients have included Facebook., McKinsey & Co., Deloitte, Eli Lilly, CSL Behring, Sun Life Financial, Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank, Aird & Berlis LLP, Hyundai Canada, Microsoft Canada, Microsoft Latin America, Alcon, Right to Play, Open Text, Reach Out Centre for Kids, Loblaws Inc., and Capital One.


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