Born for this : how to find the work you were meant to do / by Chris Guillebeau
By: Guillebeau, Chris.Publisher: London, U.K. : Macmillan, 2016Description: vi, 313 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781447297536.Subject(s): Careers | Employment | Life/work balanceOnline resources: Read our book review
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FLIP THE SCRIPT: Objective - choose the winning ticket to your career lottery -- YOUR MONEY AND YOUR LIFE: Objective - have both -- ALWAYS BET ON YOURSELF: Objective - beat the house -- PRISON BREAK 101: Objective - master the right skills -- THE ANSWER IN YOUR TOOLBOX: Objective - find your thing -- LIFE COACHING FROM JAY-Z: Objective - expand your options, then limit them -- NEXT STEPS - A MENU OF OPTIONS: SIDE HUSTLE: Objective - make more money -- YOU, INC.: Objective - build a small empire -- HOW TO BECOME A FIREFIGHTER (OR WHATEVER YOU WANT): Objective - play the game that will increase your odds -- THE SELF-EMPLOYED EMPLOYEE: Objective - become indispensable -- DIY ROCK STAR: Objective - recruit a small army of fans and supporters -- HOW TO DO EVERYTHING YOU WANT: Objective - refuse to choose -- WINNERS GIVE UP ALL THE TIME: Objective - pursue the right opportunities (and say farewell to the wrong ones). APPENDICES: Tool kit -- "Here's how I'l make you a lot of money" (email pitch) -- Never lose at tic-tac-toe (bonus lesson!).
Offers a practical, step-by-step guide to find your ideal work, from turning a passion into a profitable business or securing a dream position within a traditional business. Advises how to find independence and purpose in life and work.