Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me?: A Real-Life Guide for Achieving Success at Work

Terri Jacke is an accomplished coach, speaker, and trainer, and the founder of Inspired Training Institute, Inc. She offers a unique blend of business savvy, perceptiveness, and momentum to the development of executives, business leaders and leadership teams. She works with clients across numerous industries and for companies ranging from small privately-held firms to large Fortune 500 companies to inspire organizations through character, leadership and culture development.

Her first book, Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me?, grew out of her work to better understand how to help people who struggle with difficult coworkers, meaningless work, and lousy work situations. It was 14 years in the making as she analyzed what allowed some people to move gracefully through all of those obstacles to find fulfillment and success while others rebelled, shrank, or got stuck.

Teri’s book and her coaching rely on her BY FABLE model to empower readers to make sense of their workplace experiences and effectively move themselves through the seven stages. Is This a Lousy Job or Is It Me? empowers readers to employ the natural sequence of those stages to achieve more fulfillment from their work and greater success at work. Interactive tie-in workshops are available for workplaces to help strengthen their organizational cultures and/or develop stronger teams.

To learn more about Terri, her coaching, and her book, visit

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