I have taken Vishen’s and Mindvalley’s courses, so i was thrilled when I learned he was writing a new book. As a Sr Operations Manager for the Revenue Cycle of a group of 6 hospitals and professional services with over 13,000 employees, the insights are at the core of my success. Most books have a nugget or two of good information and the other 180 pages are fluff... this is NOT that. The best part is - it isn't a motivational book for that ebbs as soon as you put such books down. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I can't put it down once I started. The person who can live in this world but also move with an ease, grace, and flow that comes from inner awareness and alignment.-The Badass is the archetype of the changemaker. First off, align your work, purpose and community with what you truly value. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published This book can be best described as Vishen's contribution to the World based on his Learnings from his Life! I pre-ordered this book and was eager to read it the day it released. However, this book has about 80% of "The Code of the Extraordinary Mind." In life, you need to foster growth, strong social connections, and Humanity Plus- contributions to the people’s, values. Knowing your foundational values brings clear direction and meaning. Vishen outdid himself in this book. I truly resonate with the key concepts of this book and it's a gem: full of stories, practical examples and exercises. Share Your Opinion. Reviewed in the United States on June 18, 2020. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. I really value Vishen's approach to business and life, and have derived a lot of great ideas from his thoughts, but this is not his best work. The book is good and practical: it’s a compilation of several business cultures and methods (which already exist in other books) plus Vishen’s own touch. It's set really cool, almost like a textbook. Start a free 30-day trial today and get your first audiobook free. More importantly, the author suggests to believe in your current self as sufficient and enough. You can write a book review and share your experiences. 5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed the book. I am pretty familiar with Vishen's work in Mindvalley and has taken many of his quests (Be Extraordinary, Silva Ultramind, etc), so I thought this book may just be a review of the work. As a teacher I have to consistently remind myself of my why, but also the mission and objectives of my school and school district. Reviewed in the United States on July 22, 2020. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Buddha and the Badass: The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work at Amazon.com. If you don't find 3 things in the book that you will improve your life 100X the price of this book, I will personally refund the first 5 people who contact me and let me know [email protected] In life, you need to foster growth, strong social connections, and Humanity Plus- contributions to the people’s, values. 5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed the book. The bad: My biggest criticism of this book is both its lack of originality and its unnecessary pretentiousness. Meh... the author certainly thinks highly of himself, that shines through on every page. It is intended as a take action approach in providing a more evolved structure that has been simplified and clarified. There are some parts I liked when he talks about his failures in business and how he overcame this. Vishen's approach to something like this would be to remove employees that don't follow MindValley's vision for gratitude/appreciation. â¢ The Buddha is the archetype of the spiritual master. I, as a bottom-level employee, can't do something like that. Some concepts are being reiterated from the first book and some info is more about his personal journey and struggles. This book is meant to be studied, not just passed over to say you finished another book. When a transformation occurs there is an opening for a new way of seeing the world. And I find many of his thoughts regurgitative - but that’s a complaint I have about many books of this genre. He didn't hold back anything. People like me who are fresh out of college working their first job can practice as much of these values and beliefs as they want, but we aren't going to change the company's deep-rooted culture until we elevate ourselves into a position to make those changes...or leave the company to start our own. Skip it. It is great. In terms of personal self help, it’s also very good with new “upgraded” methods from “the secret” style practices. I was very intrigued by the title and descriptions of this book: finding balance between Buddha and Badass, flipping the culture on hard work, and making the most of my career. Reviewed in the United States on June 24, 2020. The person who can live in this world but also move with an ease, grace, and flow that comes from inner awareness and alignment. It feels like a re-write of Vishen's first book "The Code of The Extraordinary Mind", lot of same stuff said over and over again. The badass disrupts and challenges the norms so humanity can be better as a species. Mostly an advertisement for his online stuff. Depending on your worldviews certain aspects of this book will appeal to you and others might affront you. Having confident vulnerability in the face of a world playing at being invulnerable is a power thatâs both flexible and robust, making it easier to adapt and overcome. The Badass is the archetype of the changemaker. Youâll gain access to tools that bend the very rules of reality. When you learn a fact you can forget it the next day. It’s called TRANSFORMATION. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is the person who is out there creating change, building, coding, writing, inventing, leading. But then very quickly it's just name dropping, I met Richard Branson on his Island and asked him about success, then the day after I met Elon Musk and we discussed about Mars, after that I had an interview with Dan Pink about how to become really hype successful by bumping your chest with your coworkers, by the way, you want to know how I did that, read my previous book! For example, I can begin each work day by giving gratitude and appreciation to a coworker who helped me out the previous day. Refresh and try again. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. It would alter both your identity and your lived experience. My guess is that it will never be finished. These Books Explain Why You Feel That Way. â¢ The Badass is the archetype of the changemaker. NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER â¢ Forget hu The person who can live in this world but also move with an ease, grace, and flow that comes from inner awareness and alignment.-The Badass is the archetype of the changemaker. I just received my copies (bought extras to share ) and look forward to reading this book. This is the person who is out there creating change, building, coding, writing, inventing, leading. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. The Buddha is the archetype of the spiritual master. They become seduced by success and broken by failure.”, “Learning is what you get from school. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This, and his last book (The Code Of The Extraordinary Mind), takes you all the way to creating a life AND to creating work that are both very satisfying and complete. The book is full of real-life transformational stories (stories I am lucky to notice every day), practices and thoughtful insights. These elements, along with bold visions, and the ability to collaborate with people, would help you grow and accomplish meaningful goals. “Your soul isn’t here to achieve. However, it is not always easy to connect with them. I like Vishen and what he stands for. The ideas and lessons he shares here continue the theme of conscious living, thriving, and development he started in his first book. The advice to out-grind everyone else to get ahead is both a nonstarter and unfulfilling. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Buddha and the Badass : The Secret Spiritual Art of Succeeding at Work at Amazon.com. The Badass is the archetype of the changemaker. Reviewed in the United States on June 11, 2020. As a writer on personal effectiveness and as a graduate of The Stanford Graduate School Of Business, this is a major book I’d recommend to all, whether an accomplished or aspiring “business” person or in the aesthetic arts.