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Designing your life : how to build a well-lived, joyful life / Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.

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  • 3 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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3 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg 650.1 BURNETT (Text) 32826014049969 New Books Checked out 10/21/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover 650.1 BUR (Text) 39391100231586 Non-Fiction Checked out 10/14/2016
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 650.1 BUR (Text) 34330512958217 Adult - New Books Available -
Linden Carnegie Public Library - Linden 650.1 BUR (Text) 34239004390971 Adult Non-Fiction, Main Library Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 650.1 BUR (Text) 78551000528020 Non-Fiction Checked out 10/19/2016
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 650.1 Burnett (Text) 31208912486760 new non-fiction Checked out 10/20/2016
Princeton Public Library - Princeton 650.1 Bur (Text) 30890000643351 New Adult Materials Upper level In transit -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 650.1 BUR (Text) 70741000140769 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Worthington Jefferson Township Public Library - Worthington 650.1 BURNETT (Text) 36820000380450 ADULT NONFICTION Checked out 10/18/2016

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  • ISBN: 9781101875322
  • ISBN: 1101875321
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 238 pages : illustrations, charts ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

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General Note: "This is a Borzoi Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: life by design -- Start where you are -- Building a compass -- Wayfinding -- Getting unstuck -- Design your lives -- Prototyping -- How not to get a job -- Designing your dream job -- Choosing happiness -- Failure immunity -- Building a team -- Conclusion: a well designed life.
Summary, etc.: Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, the Silicon Valley innovators and Stanford University design educators in their hugely successful course, Designing Your Life, have helped thousands change the way they live. Burnett and Evans believe that in order to change, people need a process--a design process--to help them figure out what they want and how to create it. In this long-awaited book, Burnett and Evans make clear, step by step, how to think like a designer, and how to design and build a life--at any age--in which we can thrive. Designers don't think their way forward, say Burnett and Evans, designers build their way forward. Rather than dreaming up a lot of fun fantasies that have no relationship to the real world--or the real you--they show us how to build a future brick by brick, how to approach our own life design challenges with the same kind of curiosity and creativity that resulted in the creation of the lightbulb, the printing press, and the Internet as they give us the tools and show us certain simple "mind-sets," and how to use them to practice life design in your life. Designing Your Life makes clear that you don't need to know your passion to design a life you love. Most people are passionate about many different things, and the only way to know what you really want to do is to prototype some potential lives, try them out, and see what you really like.--Adapted from dust jacket.
Subject: Vocational guidance.
Design > Social aspects.
Decision making.

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