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No fears, no excuses : what you need to do to have a great career / Larry Smith.

Smith, Larry, 1945- (author.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews CAREERS (Text) 73351000050536 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 650.1 SMITH (Text) 37500004354474 Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 650.1 SMITH (Text) 37743002166264 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544663336
  • ISBN: 0544663330
  • Physical Description: xvi, 255 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Finding your passion. Why good work is no longer good enough ; Why "safe" jobs are a myth ; How logic and evidence will find you work you love ; The most common career mistakes -- Part II: Creating your career plan. Getting yourself ready ; Find your edge ; Sell yourself by selling your idea ; Execute and revise -- Part III: Confronting fears and excuses. Anatomy of the excuse ; How great careers and loving families go hand in hand ; The bottom line of great careers ; When your passion collides with your fears -- Conclusion: Taking action.
Summary, etc.:
"A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one. Over the past three decades, professor Larry Smith has become something of a "career whisperer" for his students at the University of Waterloo. Each year, millions of talented college students graduate with little or no real sense of what their next step will be, yet they are determined not to settle for a so-so career; they are looking for a great career. Smith points out that only a few fortunate souls are born knowing exactly what they want to pursue in life. The rest of us have to stop making excuses and start asking ourselves tough questions about achieving our goals. In his straightforward, no-nonsense approach, Smith itemizes and dismisses all the usual excuses, fears, and worries that people hide behind when trying to find their true direction. His unusual take on this challenging conundrum is both universal and timely, and his stunning TEDx talk on this subject has been viewed by more than six million people so far. This is the perfect book for any college graduate who is wondering where he or she fits into the world. It won't necessarily be easy, but if you follow Smith's guidance, your career dreams can indeed come true."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Career development.
Vocational guidance.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational.

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