The Designing Your Life Workbook: A Framework for Building a Life You Can Thrive in

Bill Burnett (Author) Dave Evans (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Publish Date
April 03, 2018
Pages
144
Dimensions
7.4 X 0.9 X 8.9 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Other
EAN/UPC
9781524761813
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About the Author

BILL BURNETT is the executive director of the Design Program at Stanford and marketing leader of the original Apple PowerBook. DAVE EVANS is a lecturer in the Product Design Program at Stanford, a management consultant, and a cofounder of Electronic Arts. They are the authors of the New York Times bestseller Designing Your Life.

Reviews

Praise for Designing Your Life

"Life has questions. They have answers . . . Learn how to find a fulfilling career . . . learn how to better navigate life's big moment decisions and kill your 'wicked problems' dead."
--The New York Times

"The prototype for a happy life . . . Burnett and Evans show how to apply Stanford's famous design principles to finding your place in the world, as a recent graduate or mid-career."
--NPR's Brian Lehrer

"Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will."
--Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive

"This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love."
--David Kelley, Founder of IDEO

"Burnett and Evans believe there isn't one perfect job waiting for us any more than there is one perfect solution to a design problem. Rather, our professional lives are journeys that involve trying lots of jobs in order to find the ones that make us happy. Everyone should read this book!"
--Ina Garten, author of the Barefoot Contessa cookbooks and host of Food Network's Barefoot Contessa

"An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book's most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics."
--Publishers Weekly