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Overview Are you burning brightly-or burning out-in your spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional life? Do you find yourself being torn between work and family? Between what you have to do and what you want to do? In Burn Brightly Without Burning Out, Richard K. Biggs examines twenty delicate contrasts we all face and urges readers to gradually improve the balance between work and the other aspects of life. Filled with examples and exercises, each brief chapter reveals timeless truths, offers practical application tips, and issues a call to action."I love the big message of this small book," writes John Maxwell in the foreword. "Whether you're struggling to find work/life balance, or seeking to better the quality of life you now enjoy, Richard can help."
Publishers Description Biggs examines 20 delicate contrasts everyone faces and urges readers to gradually improve the balance between work and other aspects of life. Filled with examples and exercises, each brief chapter reveals timeless truths, offers practical application tips, and issues a call to action. "Whether you're struggling to find work/life balance, or seeking to better the quality of life you now enjoy, Richard can help."--John C. Maxwell.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.06" Width: 5.14" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.41 lbs.
Release Date Jan 13, 2007
Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
ISBN 0785288171 ISBN13 9780785288176
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 10:00.
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More About Richard K. Biggs
Richard Biggs is president of Biggs Optimal Living Dynamics. His company serves Fortune 500 companies, associations, government agencies, and other professionals, and Biggs speaks on personal-growth topics such as balanced living, stress management, and time management. He is the author of "If Life is a Balancing Act, Why Am I So Darn Clumsy?", producer of an audio album, "How to Balance Your Life", and editor of "Balancing Living Digest", a quarterly newsletter. Biggs is a member of the National Speakers Association. He has previously served as a sports writer for "The Atlanta Constitution" and a staff writer for the Associated Press. Biggs is married and resides near Lake Lanier in Georgia.
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Leadership Text/ Oct 8, 2003
Dick Biggs' book has something for all of us, from leaders in our military, to industry, and our society. Every parent should have this book because it lays out what is important in life, read relationships, and how to achieve same. We are the leaders of our children, and Dick makes very stronge leadership points. This book is divided into twenty contrasts of life, twenty short chapters loaded with idea, thoughts, and recomendations that we need to study and commit upon. The first chapter, Image and Integrity, is the perfect start. Without integrity we don't amount to much, but too many of us today are only concerned with image. In this chapter, "grit" is found in the word integrity. This book is small, 5 X 7.5 inches, and the chapters are 4 to six pages that makes for handy reading. Read a chapter with your morning coffee, while waiting for the rest of the members to arrive at a meeting, and at other times when you have ten minutes for good thoughs about where you are going. Most importantly, if you take this work seriously, you can determine who you really are and how others know you. We all need to think about Richard Biggs' words, they will help us and our society. This is a great gift for those people you love.
Totally Life Changing Jul 1, 2003
A friend chose this book and left it at my house. I ran out of books for the moment and picked it up thinking it was another one of those... How absolutely overwhelmed I was at my age (73) to learn so much in so few pages. Much of what he has said to help guide people to a fuller, richer life, I had already learned and applied, but none of us have ever reached the point we can't learn or see something a bit differently.
My life changed drastically when health dictated this master workaholic was ordered to shut down her thriving business overnight or else...For 2 years I have been under recontruction to learn to be at peace in every situation. I can see, however, how to start over again now that my health is back and the doors are slowly opening to be useful again to myself and the Lord but this time I am going to keep this book right along with my Bible so I will put into practice the principles Richard K. Biggs has put forth. For whatever years I have left I intend to do it right and be a blessing to all I meet because of these excellent guidelines.
A BOOK FOR LIFE Apr 15, 2003
They say in five years, you will become the average of the books you have read and the people you have associated with. For two-and-a-half years, I've had the privelege of associating with Dick Biggs as a professional speaker--and now I've been able to read his book. Both have become indispensible resources for me.
Dick is respected among professional speakers for being a man who walks his talk. Reading his latest book, BURN BRIGHTLY WITHOUT BURNING OUT, is almost as good as knowing the man--it will provide very practical assistance if you want to achieve great things in your professional life while building balance into your personal life.
Are you a reader? Then you'll really enjoy this book. Are you working on developing the reading habit? Then this book will get you hooked. If this site allowed a SIX-star review, this one would get SEVEN!
"Burning Brightly without Burning Out" Feb 26, 2003
"Burning Brightly without Burning Out" is a breath of fresh air to those pressed by the demands of life. Besides being easy to read, the content is straightforward and potent. With so many voices calling for our attention, it's wonderful to have some basic principles by which to evaluate our commitments. Bigg's solid foundation gives his life direction and purpose. Instead of trying to do it "all" half-heartedly, Biggs has discovered the secret of doing a few priorities well. Thanks for the lessons well-learned!
Awesome! Feb 25, 2003
Outstanding book that'll nurture your heart and nourish your mind. A must read! It's an awesome book, and I highly recommend it.