Better and Faster goes beyond the boundaries of the traditional self-help book to provide you with a practical and engaging outline of highly specific tools you can use to get ahead of the competition and write your own successful future. Operating on the principle that, if nothing else, you can always serve as a bad example, Better and Faster draws on compelling cautionary tales and vibrant success stories to craft its roadmap for cultivating opportunities, advancing your career, and understanding why transcending the “farmer mindset” and becoming a “hunter” is still vital in contemporary society. Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your career or launch a successful new business, Jeremy Gutsche’s strategy for success is sure to help you become better and faster.
Written for those who are yearning to find the career of their dreams, Born for This (2016) is your guidebook. Chris Guillebeau knows how draining it is to feel trapped in a job that brings you neither meaning nor satisfaction. That’s why he’s crafted a step-by-step guide for pursuing your passion, ditching your dead-end job, and learning how to turn your genuine interests into a paying career.
Learn about the unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers For centuries women have been striving for equal rights. While progress has been made, women still struggle to become a man’s equal in the workplace. In fact, women are less likely to hold highly influential positions. But why is this? Well, Dr. Lois P. Frankel is here to tell you about the unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers. Have you worked nonstop without a break? Worried about offending others? Backed down easily? Explained too much? “Polled” your friends and colleagues before making a decision? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then chances are you’ve been bypassed for a promotion and even ignored when you’ve expressed your ideas. Whether you’re conscious of it or not, these behaviors are likely sabotaging your career. Throughout Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, Dr. Frankel reveals the unique set of behaviors that women learn in girlhood that threaten to sabotage them as adults. Luckily, Dr. Frankel can help you eliminate these unconscious mistakes that are holding you back and offer you coaching tips to nail your social and business skills. As you read, you’ll learn how to stop thinking like a girl and start thinking like a leader.
If you’ve ever wanted to lose your uninspired nine-to-five routine and create something meaningful, Designing Your Life (2016) is your handbook for making your dream a reality. Through the helpful combination of career advice and practical exercises, Burnette and Evans provide a step-by-step, no-nonsense roadmap for tackling the often tricky topic of crafting the life you really want to lead. By transcending the realm of traditional career counselling, Designing Your Life offers forward-thinking solutions to help you find your true calling.
Best Job Ever (2016) is your guidebook for making the healthy career change you’ve always wished for. If you’ve ever looked at the long, daunting prospect of changing careers and thought, “I wish there was a roadmap that made all of this easier,” then C.K. Bray gets it. By laying out the details of changing jobs, getting into a field, and learning a new skill set in one comprehensive guide, Bray provides a handy step-by-step guide for reaching the point where you can actually say you have the best job ever.
Learn how your failures can actually help you get ahead. Fail Fast, Fail Often is the textual companion to a Stanford University course of the same name. Crafted by two psychologists and career counselors, this book draws from the authors’ research on failure’s seemingly paradoxical impact on success– whether that’s for better or for worse! By unpacking our fear of failure, the authors offer insight on what we can do to relinquish these fears and embrace our mistakes.
A self-help guide to breaking free from your fears and uncover your inner desires to go after what you want…all without apologizing. Do you find yourself craving more? Do you have big dreams and aspirations but are too scared to go after them? Maybe you’re scared of what others will think, or you’ve already created a family for yourself and convince yourself that you can’t possibly go after your dreams. Well, here’s where you’re wrong. It happens too often. Women fail to live up to their potential because they are too scared of what others will think, or are too fearful of falling short, of not being good enough. It’s time to stop apologizing for wanting to go after your dreams. In Girl, Stop Apologizing learn how you can adopt the necessary behaviors and skills to go after your dreams while tacking every excuse you find yourself making.
How High Will You Fly? As technology continues to become smarter and more efficient, the job market changes too. No longer are the boring and repetitive nine-to-five jobs as safe as they once were. The world is changing but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It’s time to do something about it. It’s time to adapt to the new digital economy. So how can you do this? By becoming an artist. According to Seth Godin, you must embrace your creativity and break out into a field you are passionate about. Art, however, doesn’t have to be painting pictures and drawing fruit in a basket. Art is simply any creative task that requires something more than a computer can offer: ingenuity, creativity, and passion. Becoming an artist might require you to go against everything you’ve been taught about life. You should no longer rely on the old-fashioned corporate ladder with a guaranteed salary. It’s time to create a better, more fulfilling society by following your passions, even if that means giving up your cushy desk job. With Seth Godin’s advice, you’ll be ready to tackle your passions in no time. As you read, you’ll learn why the myth of Icarus is holding you back, how being like a god will help you succeed, and why society uses shame to control your actions and prevent you from pursuing your dreams.
Learn how to get it in competitive shape. We’ve all heard the phrase “survival of the fittest,” but how does this evolutionary principle play out in the workforce? How can you remain fit and competitive in an ever-evolving future? The author posits that evolution in the workforce is as integral as it was at the dawn of time; if we want to survive, we have to adapt. Future Fit (2019) is your guide for doing exactly that.