- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins - US (18 May 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 006284282X
- ISBN-13: 978-0062842824
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 2.5 x 21 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 367 g
- Customer Reviews: 12 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 249,602 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Pick Three: The Joy of Being Well-Lopsided in a Well-Balanced World Hardcover – 18 May 2018
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In an increasingly demanding world, we've been told that we can do it all--maintain close friendships, devote ourselves to work, spend time with family, stay fit, and get enough sleep. But who can do everything--and do it well--every day? Imagine eliminating the pressure to be perfect. Now you can achieve balance over weeks and years. Randi Zuckerberg has the solution: Pick Three.
Career and family-minded people everywhere understand the basic problem: Everyone wants to be able to have it all--work, sleep, family, fitness, and friends--but there are only twenty-four hours in a day. Now, in Pick Three, Randi encourages others to follow her lead to be "well-lopsided," a term she says has saved her life. Between having her own radio show, starring on Broadway, speaking across the globe, creating Facebook Live, and being the mother to two boys, Randi has a lot on her plate. But, Randi explains, you don't have to focus on each of the five areas every day--more important, you can't!--but you can prioritize them individually over time. And if you choose three each day, you can go a long way toward personal and professional success and satisfaction.
In Pick Three, Randi dives deep into each of the five categories, revealing stories from her own impressive career, as well as engaging interviews from Olympic athletes, medical professionals, media moguls, seasoned Silicon Valley leaders, and even her own mother, Karen Zuckerberg; this practical handbook proves that there is a way to manage all the tensions we face each day.
Featuring an entire workbook section to inspire a well-lopsided life, Pick Three is the ultimate guide to helping anyone--from experienced entrepreneurs to emerging professionals to active parents to busy students--reject the unrealistic burden of balance and enjoy success on their own terms. Because you can have it all, if you just Pick Three.
About the Author
Randi Zuckerberg is a New York Times bestselling author, the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, and host of "Dot Complicated" on SiriusXM. Randi also served as mentor on Oxygen's show "Quit Your Day Job," as well as executive producer of "Dot." based on Randi's recent children's book, which premiered on CBC and Universal Kids Fall 2016. Randi appears regularly on NBC's the TODAY show and CNBC, and has also been seen on CNN, Good Morning America, Fox Business, Bloomberg News, and ABC's World News. She is a Tony Voter and was also a correspondent for the 2016 Tony Awards and the World Economic Forum in Davos. Randi was recently appointed as a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum and is part of the Tech Committee for the American Theatre Wing. In 2017, Randi launched the revolutionary tech-enabled dining experience "Sue's Tech Kitchen."
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Unfortunately this one missed the mark for me. Didn’t find it helpful and found all the ideas and thenesento be bland and dull.
That being said, I just could not get my head around how the pick 3 process works. For example, if I choose work, family and sleep for the day, does that mean I don't have to worry about what I eat or care about my health? Or if I choose fitness, friends and work, do I not need to talk to my children for the day?
I don't know, maybe I am being naive or I didn't read it properly, but it just seemed to confuse me more than anything else.