Preface: Coming Out.
How This Book Works.
Section 1 – Another Way to Look at the Society We Live In.
Addiction to short-term hits of happiness.
The problem with decisions.
What is Authentic?
Section 2 – What Are You Going To Do About It?
Preparation 1: To tell the truth.
Preparation 2: Perception and reality.
Preparation 3: Finding your ‘natural language’.
Preparation 4: What is my point in life?
Action 1: Eating Your Energy.
Action 2: Exercise your mind.
Action 3: Taking control of your life.
Action 4: Avoiding distraction and inspiring change.
Action 5: Editing your address book.
Action 6: Changing habits.
Action 7: Making your plan.
Action 8: Coming out and being yourself.
Section 3 – Being the Change.
Working for yourself.
Validating the plan.
Time and motion.
Designing your organization.
The meaning of success.
Section 4 – Those Who Are Already Doing It.
About Authentic Business.
“…advises would-be authentics to ‘come out as yourself’...” (Sunday Times, 18 January 2004)
“…Neil’s book tells of his personal journey to authenticity and includes a guide to taking the steps yourself…” (Positive News, Winter 2003)
""... it is a wake up call and a well researched, very useable wake up call at that ... This is a read to be taken seriously …"" (Weekly Telegraph, 12 November 2003)
“… offers inspiration for individuals tired of career conformity.” (Global Law Review, 5 April 2004)
“…does make great points…” (Be Unlimited, May 04)