Betting on You: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career

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5.3 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.45 pounds

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About the Author
Laurie Ruettimann is a former human resources leader turned writer, entrepreneur, and speaker. CNN recognized her as one of the top five career advisors in the United States, and her work has been featured on NPR, the New Yorker, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and Vox. She frequently delivers keynote speeches at business and management events around the world and hosts the popular podcast Punk Rock HR. When she's not up in the air, she lives with her husband and cats in Raleigh, North Carolina

"Part manifesto and part manual for anyone who is willing to put their own health and happiness ahead of a miserable job. . . . [Ruettimann is] right there with you, sharing her own journey, stumbles included, to a life that has room for healthy behaviors, hobbies, relationships, volunteering, and even binge-watching TV."
--New York Post

"Irreverent, funny, direct. As a former HR professional, Ruettimann offers transparency about jobs in America that readers will find very appealing."

"The ultimate insider guide that will inspire anyone to wake up, take that first step toward change, and finally have a thriving career that connects purpose and passion."
--Jesse Itzler, New York Times bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, and endurance athlete

"Laurie Ruettimann has written a helpful and entertaining account of what it's like to run your life like a business, remain vulnerable, and bet on yourself first."
--Suzy Welch, New York Times bestselling business author and entrepreneur

"Why are some people successful at work while others are stuck? If you've ever wondered why you're not getting ahead, Laurie Ruettimann's answer might surprise you: it's probably you. Betting On You is a powerful reminder that the most successful leaders run their lives like businesses, prioritize their professional development, and believe their own hype."
--Cy Wakeman, New York Times bestselling author of The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace and No Ego

"Never before have we been so collectively burnt out. But with pragmatic advice and an infectious jumpstart attitude, Laurie Ruettimann provides the groundwork--and inspiration--needed to change course. Betting on You is indispensable reading for anyone seeking to improve their professional selves and attain that elusive 'work-life balance.'"
--Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of When, Drive, and To Sell is Human