Great Work hits bestseller list in one week, “resist mediocrity” at your job and personal life
Leading off the book’s first week of sales, Great Work by David Sturt and the O.C. Tanner Institute, has already hit No. 6 on The New York Times Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous best-seller list. The book has already received quite a bit of press, it was released online and has already appeared in this month’s New York Times Book Review.
Striking a chord with readers, the book offers inspiring stories of real people who have a great impact on those around them. The “research-backed advice” also offer readers help on how they too can accomplish great work.
“We want to congratulate David Sturt on the overwhelmingly positive response to his new book, Great Work,” said Mary Glenn, associate publisher at McGraw-Hill Professional. “The high demand for the book is evidence that David’s in-depth research with the O.C. Tanner Institute and his accessible approach in presenting data and real-life examples resonate with business people striving to find meaning and fulfillment in their day-to-day lives. The book empowers people to truly make a difference.”
The book focuses on how readers can “resist mediocrity in their professional and personal lives,” this according to the publisher who released news of the book’s No.6 spot earlier today. “These insights were distilled from a sample of 1.7 million records of award-winning work and hundreds of interviews from people providing, supervising or receiving great work.”
As for the author, David Sturt is an executive vice president of the O.C. Tanner company. Stuart began his career in market research, studying and analyzing “the effects of people being recognized for great work.” He is a contributor on Forbes.com and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, Human Capital and other media outlets.
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