BOOK REVIEW THE PRESENT     13.01.2012
Spencer JohnsonAbout Him: BA in Psychology and an MD. Books available in fortylanguages. USP: Turning complex subjectsi...
Today’s Overview     1   • Introduction & Summary     2   • Present, Past & Future     3   • Criticisms & Conclusion
To start with…•   Liz and Bill meet for lunch•   Protagonists – The Old and The Young Man•   The search for The Present’• ...
Story of the Present• Focus• Appreciate• Pay Attention• Motivation• Job Design and Work
Concentrating on what isRight in the present momentmakes oneself happier today,successful tomorrow.
Past• What happened in the past?• What did I learn from it?• What can I do differently now?
Future• What fits in your future?• Realistic plans to achieve them.• Start now…
Criticisms• Category of Self help books• No Targets measured for progress• Being present, how to achieve it is not clearly...
Credits:• Nikhil Agarwal• Ronit Bose• Sowmya Ramesh• Sreeju Premarajan• Vamsi Yarlagadda
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  1. 1. BOOK REVIEW THE PRESENT 13.01.2012
  2. 2. Spencer JohnsonAbout Him: BA in Psychology and an MD. Books available in fortylanguages. USP: Turning complex subjectsinto simple solutions that work.His other works: Who Moved My Cheese. One Minute Manager
  3. 3. Today’s Overview 1 • Introduction & Summary 2 • Present, Past & Future 3 • Criticisms & Conclusion
  4. 4. To start with…• Liz and Bill meet for lunch• Protagonists – The Old and The Young Man• The search for The Present’• A trip to the mountain
  5. 5. Story of the Present• Focus• Appreciate• Pay Attention• Motivation• Job Design and Work
  6. 6. Concentrating on what isRight in the present momentmakes oneself happier today,successful tomorrow.
  7. 7. Past• What happened in the past?• What did I learn from it?• What can I do differently now?
  8. 8. Future• What fits in your future?• Realistic plans to achieve them.• Start now…
  9. 9. Criticisms• Category of Self help books• No Targets measured for progress• Being present, how to achieve it is not clearly defined.
  10. 10. Credits:• Nikhil Agarwal• Ronit Bose• Sowmya Ramesh• Sreeju Premarajan• Vamsi Yarlagadda

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