'Fresh and essential for performing in today’s frenetic working world'
Heidi K. Gardner, Harvard
First job, new challenge or just bored of the same old? Master the new working world with The Smarts by doing, thinking and feeling to be the best you.
Saj Jetha – economist and founder of multi-award winning training and talent advisory The Smarty Train – has distilled everything he knows about work success in this witty, irreverent collection of smart hacks. Having helped tens of thousands of people at major corporations worldwide like Accenture, EY, BP, HSBC and Deliveroo, Saj reveals his secrets for gaining a professional edge in the new working world.
Don’t expect a list of dry, pointless mantras about ‘working hard’ and ‘being punctual’ either. Discover why it’s best to have a difficult conversation with your boss after lunch, what to do when you’re stuck for something to say, and why giants drink coffee. Easy-to-remember, beautifully designed, jargon-free chapters cover everything from the basic (nailing first impressions) to the profound (getting to know how your brain works).
Whether you’re an intern, are moving to the next challenge in your career, or are the CEO, The Smarts offers indispensable advice that’s all about unlocking your talent; doing, thinking and feeling in the smartest possible way.
"Fresh and essential for performing in today’s frenetic working world"
We spend the majority of our lives at work – the average person will spend over 82,000 hours at work during their lifetime – and yet two-thirds of Britons would choose a new career if they could. So why are we so unhappy at work, and how can we change this? The Smarts author Saj Jetha shares how his top tips to improving your approach to work.