• Hardcover and eBook: 288 pages
• Publisher: HarperOne (April 24, 2012)
In his first book, Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Profits, Happiness (and World Peace), Meng distills emotional intelligence into a set of practical and proven tools and skills that anyone can learn to transform their own creativity, productivity and happiness in work and life.
Created in collaboration with a Zen Master, a CEO, a Stanford University scientist, and Daniel Goleman (the guy who literally wrote the book on emotional intelligence), this program is grounded in science and expressed in a way that even a skeptical, compulsively pragmatic, engineering-oriented brain like Meng’s can process. Whether one’s intention is to reduce stress and increase wellbeing, heighten focus and creativity, become more optimistic and resilient, build fulfilling relationships, or make a profit, the skills learned from Search Inside Yourself will help one to “optimize thyself” and gain that extra edge.
Search Inside Yourself reveals how to find inner joy while succeeding at your work. Meng writes “Some books teach you how to be happy, some teach you how to be successful, and some teach you how to be liked. This book teaches you all three. You must be feeling lucky.”
“Search Inside Yourself and the course it’s based on represent one of the greatest aspects of Google’s culture — that one individual with a great idea can really change the world.” — Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google
Chade-Meng Tan (“Meng”) is Google’s Jolly Good Fellow (which nobody can deny). As one of Google’s earliest engineers, he helped build Google’s first mobile search service and headed the team that monitored Google’s search quality. After a successful eight-year stint in engineering and two years as GoogleEDU’s head of personal growth, Meng currently serves with Google’s talent team. His job description is to “enlighten mind, open hearts and create world peace.” Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Profits, Happiness (and World Peace) is his first book.
Visit Meng at his website.
Meng’s Tour Stops
Thursday, May 3rd: The Book Garden
Sunday, May 13th: Citizen Marketer 2.1
Tuesday, May 15th: Sustainable Life Blog
Tuesday, May 22nd: The Psychology of Wellbeing
Wednesday, May 23rd: Happy Simple Living
Thursday, May 24th: Just a Titch
Thursday, May 31st: Patricia’s Wisdom
Friday, June 1st: Buddha Chick Life
Tuesday, June 5th: Wait … What?
Thursday, June 7th: Evenstar Art
Friday, June 8th: bodhi tree swaying
Wednesday, June 20th: Less Ordinary Living