Summary of Born for This
From the book: BORN FOR THIS: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do Copyright © 2016 by Chris Guillebeau Published by Crown Business, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
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If you don’t like your job, how can you get a better one? You can update your résumé and send it out to potential employers. You can attend every available job fair. You can go online, look for job postings and respond to all the ones that interest you. After you do all that, you can cross your fingers and hope for the best. The problem is that every other job seeker is doing the same, and many share or exceed your qualifications. Side Hustle podcast host Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, offers a compendium of ingenious ideas for getting and keeping the job of your dreams. He suggests viable ideas for earning money on the side while you embrace your unique entrepreneurial pursuits. getAbstract recommends his idea-packed manual to those seeking jobs or entrepreneurial opportunities and to those seeking to improve their careers or boost their incomes.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to plan and secure the job and career of your dreams using the “Joy–Money–Flow” model,
- How to create a lucrative “side hustle” to earn extra money, and
- How to build a satisfying career whether you work for yourself or someone else.
About the Author
Chris Guillebeau is The New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit and The Art of Non-Conformity. He’s also the creator of Side Hustle, a daily podcast.
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8 months agoEverybody should get some career coaching at least every six years.