Success in Life
This long-awaited book offers an uncommon perspective on one of the most common questions that people have: how to attain and maintain success in our work life. Familiar to many are the books comprised of techniques and tools designed for achieving this goal. And equally familiar to many is the corresponding disappointment when these techniques and tools are not effective in the long run. At the heart of Bert Hellinger´s perspective is the understanding that the problem is not in the strategies themselves but in a fundamental disconnection between how we approach life and how we approach work. The two cannot be separated. Succinct and profound, this book bridges the gap, explaining how rejection in one area is often translated into rejection in the other.
- … an interruption in the movement to the mother has led to recurrent
self-sabotage in the workplace,
- … old models of masters and slaves are still influencing the current
dynamics of an organization,
- … the entrepreneur cannot follow through because her underlying
attention is with the dead,
- … a product or vision is out of alignment with the good of the
people for whom it is meant,
- … judgment steeped in generational prejudices are fragmenting the
More generally, perhaps current work-related quests often meet unseen resistance that is actually located in the unreconciled scenarios of the past rather than in the details of the present. The discussion here is about the deep principles of success in all spheres of life. Once this type of backdrop is in place, achieving success is no longer in the chase but in being in tune with what actually wants to happen when we are prepared.