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Greater Expectations, Paperback (Frames Series)

Succeed (and Stay Sane) in an On-Demand, All-Access, Always-On Age

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Our fast-paced, digital, social world has changed the way we live and the expectations we have for our lives. How do we live in the midst of such a busy, on-demand world? This book unpacks that question and explores a few spiritual disciplines that can contribute to balance and a healthy posture toward God, work, family, friends, and more.

DODGE BURNOUT AND SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS. Greater Expectations is for anyone who's felt the Pressure to be all things to all people.  Every morning you wake up to a state of digital overwhelm. You're still in bed and you reach for your phone; you scan the day's schedule, the night's build-up of news and texts and emails and your ever-mounting to-do list. It's not even 8 a.m. and you're already burned out. It doesn't have to be this way. Many of the world's most successful people have one thing in common, as simple as it is profound: They have established a routine. And you can do the same. We live in a time of greater expectations---we can't escape that. But we can be intentional about our response. These pages will show you how to reorder your days---and by extension, your life. Greater Expectations is part of the FRAMES series - short yet meaningful reads on the top issues facing us in today's complex culture. A new kind of book brought to you by Barna Group, to help you read less, and know more. To sign up for updates about FRAMES, see videos, and learn more about these products, visit


Contributor(s) Barna Group , Claire Diaz-Ortiz
About the Contributor(s) Barna Group

Barna Group is a visionary research and resource company located in Ventura, California. Started in 1984, Barna Group seeks to provide people with credible knowledge and clear thinking, enabling them to navigate a complex and changing culture. During its nearly three decades of work, Barna Group has carefully and strategically tracked the role of faith in America, developing one of the nation’s most comprehensive databases on spiritual indicators.

Barna Group's work is relied upon by media, churches and educational institutions for insight into matters of faith and contemporary society. Its public opinion research is frequently quoted in major media outlets, such as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, and The Los Angeles Times.

Additionally, Barna Group has worked with thousands of non-profit organizations and churches across the country, including many Protestant and Catholic congregations, denominations, and faith leaders. Some of its notable clients have included the Salvation Army, World Vision, Compassion, the American Bible Society, and Habitat for Humanity. It has also served mainstream business and non-profit leaders at organizations like SONY, Walden Media, Easter Seals, CARE, the ONE Campaign, the Humane Society, the Gates Foundation and NBC Universal.


Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and Silicon Valley innovator who has been named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. Claire was an early employee at Twitter, Inc., and still works at the company. She holds an MBA and other degrees from Oxford and Stanford, and is the co-founder of Hope Runs, a non-profit organization serving AIDS orphanages in Kenya. She has been widely written about in publications such as The New York TimesThe Washington PostBusiness WeekFast Company, and Forbes. Find her at her blog or @claire on Twitter.

UPC 025986433369
ISBN-10 0310433363
ISBN-13 9780310433361
Publish Date Jan 7, 2014
Weight (lbs) 0.2200
Height 6.75
Width 4.19
Length 96
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $7.99
Series Frames
Format Paperback
Language English

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