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November 2019

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RETAILOBSERVER.COM NOVEMBER 2019 14 T he Fifth Revolution offers inspiration and hands-on tools for anyone who has struggled at work and wished that their workplace was happier, kinder and empowering. The goal of The Fifth Revolution is to raise your personal and professional presence and performance to a whole new level, whatever your role in your organization. The Fifth Revolution: Reinventing Workplace Happiness, Health, and Engagement Through Compassion is an invitation to rediscover the power of human consciousness both in and out of the workplace. Readers will gain a deep understanding of what compassion means and will explore compassion skills to incorporate into their lives as individuals, influencers and leaders. The book shows how to practically apply the 9-pillars of workplace compassion — self-compassion, people-first thinking, abundance mindset, mindfulness, embracing oneness, compassionate communication, vulnerability, big-picture thinking and gratitude — to create meaningful shifts toward happiness, kindness and empowered living. The Fifth Revolution shows you • Why compassion is the key to creating amazing workplace experiences • How the 9-Pillars can transform your inner world and your work relationships • How you can influence and direct your company's culture through compassion • How you can help your company become a force of good • How compassionate workplaces are the foundations of a fifth industrial revolution — one that is powered by the human spirit. People from many walks of life – engineers, educators, scientists, doctors, and changemakers from Google, Facebook, Shell, VMWare, and other companies big and small – have shared their incredible stories of compassion in this book. In an age of artificial intelligence, as our jobs and professional identities are gradually being redefined by technology, compassion can be the standout skill that defines our uniqueness and propels our professional success. The Fifth Revolution is all about practical compassion: part information, part stories, part workbook and all transformation. B O O K R E V I E W THE FIFTH REVOLUTION Reinventing Workplace Happiness, Health, and Engagement Through Compassion Author: Dr. Immanual Joseph, PhD, CPC is a former cancer drug discovery scientist, who chose to become an evangelist of human compassion in workplaces following a period taking care of people in end-of-life situations. Immanual created Compassion Leaders, a company that helps organizations solve human and business challenges through compassion training. He has developed a training curriculum, 'The 9-Pillars of Workplace Compassion', and is the co-founder of MetaMindfulness Multiversity, a program that aims to bring the best of human empowerment training to corporations. Immanual has a PhD in Biochemistry and is a certified professional coach. He has several high-impact scientific publications and book chapters to his credit. Immanual has also authored five fiction and one non-fiction book in two languages (English and Tamil). Publisher: Immanual Joseph, PhD RO

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