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

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  • 9 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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7 current holds with 16 total copies.

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Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola 650.1 BUR (Text) 33118000177078 Adult: New Book In process -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver 650.1 BUR (Text) 34304000834348 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg 650.1 BURNETT (Text) 32826014049969 New Books Checked out 10/21/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland 650.1 B964 (Text) 76383000445221 Adult New Shelf, NF In process -
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover 650.1 BUR (Text) 39391100231586 Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Ladoga Clark Township Public Library - Ladoga 650.1 BUR (Text) 34545000305247 Adult Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 650.1 BUR (Text) 34330512958217 Adult - New Books Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Chrisney CHR 650.1 BUR (Text) 70743000145974 Chrisney Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale 650.1 BUR (Text) 70743000157168 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
 In Memory of Justin Milam: Donated by the Staff of Lincoln Heritage Public Library [ rr 2016-10-15 @ LHPLD ]
Linden Carnegie Public Library - Linden 650.1 BUR (Text) 34239004390971 Adult Non-Fiction, Main Library Available -
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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.

Content descriptions

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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