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Born For This : How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do

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The New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows us how to enjoy greater career success and personal fulfilment by finding the work we were born to do, whether within a traditional company or business, or by striking out on our own.

Born For This helps you create your own self-styled career with a practical, step-by-step guide to finding work that feels so right it doesn't even seem like work. Learn how to:

* Launch a side job that turns a passion into a profitable business.
* Win the career lottery by finding a dream position within a traditional organization.
* Become a DIY rock star by fashioning an entirely new profession around your varied interests.
* OR hack an existing humdrum job into work you will love.

Guillebeau offers an actionable method and framework for turning our passions into paychecks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 21mm | 232g
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main Market Ed.
  • 1447297512
  • 9781447297512
  • 258,118

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Chris Guillebeau makes getting your dream job seem less of a dream and more of a reality ... a must-read for those yearning to find that perfect career path. Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet
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[Chris will] guide you through today's vast menu of career options to discover the work perfectly suited to your unique interests, skills, and experiences * Observer * Intensely practical and packed with real-life examples, Born for This is the essential guide for a career that will bring you not just a paycheck but true happiness. -- Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project Born for This is chock-full of inspiring yet practical advice to develop new streams of business, build your fan base, and invent the job of your dreams. If you're looking for someone to help you find your footing on the new frontier of work, Chris Guillebeau is your man. -- Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive an engaging action-oriented guide sure to help you answer that burning question: "What's next?" * Forbes * Chris Guillebeau makes getting your dream job seem less of a dream and more of a reality ... a must-read for those yearning to find that perfect career path. -- Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet
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About Chris Guillebeau

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, world traveller and lifelong learner. Bestselling author of The $100 Start Up, through his blog 'The Art of Non-Conformity' he tries to help people live unconventional lives, make their own choices and change the world. He lives in Portand, Oregon.

www.chrisguillebeau.com
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1,567 ratings
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