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The Three Companions. Compassion, Courage and Wisdom: the powerful keys to happier work and a fulfilled life by Dr Joan van den Brink

Written by Sally Anne Butters on Wednesday, 20 April 2022. Posted in Reviews

The call for working environments that nurture diversity, wellbeing and sustainability is stronger than ever for businesses of all sizes.

The Three Companions. Compassion, Courage and Wisdom: the powerful keys to happier work and a fulfilled life by Dr Joan van den Brink

The call for working environments that nurture diversity, wellbeing and sustainability is stronger than ever for businesses of all sizes. In this powerful new book, executive coach and management consultant, Dr Joan van den Brink, explores how business leaders can unlock their own courage, compassion and wisdom to transform their workplace into a space where their employees – and themselves – can really thrive. 

Drawing on two decades of experience working with senior business leaders and executives in diverse industries around the world, this book is a vital guide for small business leaders, entrepreneurs and employees alike. It equips readers with the tools they need to tackle issues both big and small – from mental health, diversity and inclusion to our day-to-day disappointments and difficulties. 

The Three Companions is packed with powerful and wide-ranging interviews collected from people of different nationalities, backgrounds, ages and ethnicities along with van den Brink’s own personal experiences. It helps leaders discover their own self-compassion, personal values, personal boundaries and supportive network, as well as practice self-care. This assists leaders to balance the drive for performance with a human approach and solve complex people issues so that they and their employees are happy and fulfilled. 

Joan van den Brink shares some great tips and advice on how to develop your courage, compassion and wisdom in the face of change, and how to maintain this positive connectivity through these principles in our professional lives. It is a really helpful book for any leaders or entrepreneurs who are trying to foster an environment of inclusivity and open conversations within their business. 

The Three Companions. Courage Compassion and Wisdom: The Powerful Keys to Happier Work and a Fulfilled Life by Dr Joan van den Brink, published by SRA Books, is out now priced from £9.99 for the Kindle Edition.

About the Author

Sally Anne Butters

Sally Anne Butters

Sally Anne Butters is a business owner specialising in public relations and franchising for 20-plus years. Consuming books for both professional development and relaxation at a rapid rate, she is perfectly placed as our contributing columnist for regular book reviews at Elite Business. If you’d like to offer a book for review, please email: [email protected]

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