10. Work

  1. Michael E. Bernard

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973097.ch10

Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis

Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis

How to Cite

Bernard, M. E. (2010) Work, in Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470973097.ch10

Author Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683125

Online ISBN: 9780470973097

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Keywords:

  • what possible value Albert Ellis and REBT - might have for people wishing to perform better and to be happier at work;
  • Ellis, feeling that making money - gives financial independence, in pursuing one's interest;
  • REBT, solving one of the main obstacles - to success at work, that of procrastination;
  • Ellis' views, being good for business - and his emphasis on efficiency;
  • Ellis' personal counseling experiences - with business people, rational ideas and principles;
  • emotional problems - about practical problems at work;
  • Ellis saying, experts in the area - failing to take account of limitations of people;
  • over-decisiveness, problems for people - decisions made quickly and rashly;
  • poor self-esteem in workplace - deleterious effects of low self-esteem, and depression at work;
  • procrastination, the biggest obstacle - in realizing one's potential at work, irrational human tendency of putting off till tomorrow

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Emotional Problems about Practical Problems at Work

  • Enhancing Decisiveness

  • Poor Self-Esteem in the Workplace

  • Perfectionism

  • Procrastination