How to Figure Out What to Do with Your Life (Next)

Overview

“A brilliant instruction manual on how to find purpose, build a career, and live a life of fulfillment for anyone aspiring to success in work and society.” – DEEPAK CHOPRA

A surefire guide to planning your next career move and discovering the job you really want.

Jennifer Turliuk was dissatisfied in her corporate job, so she quit. But she had no idea what to do next. After university, she, like so many graduates, focused on just getting a job rather than figuring out the career she really wanted. Yet how did she even begin to find out what exactly that would be?

Instead of getting another degree or going back to school to change her career path, Jennifer embarked on a “self-education journey,” interviewing and shadowing some of the world’s leading professors, founders, and investors from Silicon Valley companies such as Airbnb, Square, Kiip, and more. What she discovered is not only a way to find out what she really wanted to do with her own life, but a career design process that would help others do just the same.

Based on tested strategies and exercises including quantified self, design thinking, lean methodology, self-discovery, and more, Turliuk will be your guide to finding the path towards a satisfying and passion-driven career that is right for you.

Reviews

This career book is new, different, insightful and inspiring. Turliuk brings the latest in Silicon Valley ‘design thinking’ to help you prototype, test and launch the career that fits you. Less navel-gazing, more experimentation and action. The shift is genius.

Bruce Sellery, bestselling author of Moolala

An actionable, step-by-step framework for moving your life and career forward. Jennifer Turliuk's book shines with wisdom from her years of experience and knowledge from the many experts in her network. A must-read for anyone looking to level up their career or make a change in their life.

Ben Parr, author of Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Are you feeling lost in your career and life? How to Figure Out What to Do with Your Life (Next) is an insightful guide that helps set you on the right path in life.

Sean Cooper, bestselling author of Burn Your Mortgage

A comprehensive look at making the big career decisions in your life.

Eric Boyd, co-founder of StumbleUpon

Not everyone knows what they want to be when they grow up — not even most grown-ups! In this super smart and accessible book, Jennifer Turliuk breaks down how she figured what she wants to do with her life — and how you can pinpoint your purpose, too.

Sofi Papamarko, author of Radium Girl

Too many people are waiting for someone else to figure out what they should do with their life. Take Jenn's advice of 'prototyping' and actually figure out for yourself what you truly are meant to be doing...and in the process how you are meant to help serve the world.

Yanik Silver, author Evolved Enterprise

Provides us with the often missed bridge from inspiration to action.

Kunal Gupta, CEO of Polar

An insightful new guide that simplifies and demystifies career planning. Read this book! It will help you make smart decisions to successfully pursue a career you will love.

Mike Brcic, founder of Wayfinders

Powerful and insightful… the must-have Career Bible.

Kym McNicholas, Emmy Award-winning journalist

Compact, succinct, informative, text that should be part of every graduate's toolbox as they begin their real world transition.

Patricia A. Ford, NP, Assistant Clinical Professor, McMaster University

An important book for anybody in a job where they don’t feel thrilled at least some of the time. Jennifer Turliuk offers do-able solutions and challenges the perception of what a ‘good job’ is and gives clear strategies for people to find what they love, and do it, while at the same time as building financial well-being for a whole life.

Kira Leskew, Founder and CEO, The Eagle Institute

In this decade of uncertainty, this book is relevant and practical. Many people are asking themselves: What am I meant to do? How do I make the transition? Jennifer has been exploring these questions for many years and shares her insights.

Cherry Rose Tan, Founder & CEO, #REALTALK

How to Figure Out What to Do with Your Life (Next) takes the idea of prototyping and applies it to designing a career that feeds your soul and your bank account. Recommended reading for anyone trying to figure out what to do next in their career.

April Dunford, author of Obviously Awesome

This is an amazing and brilliant instruction manual on how to find purpose, build a career and live a life of fulfillment. Anyone aspiring to success in work and society will benefit from it. Students after all of your education this should be your next read.

Deepak Chopra

Read this book, implement its strategies, and share your gifts with the world; you are needed now more than ever.

Sean Aiken, author of The One-Week Job Project: 1 Man, 1 Year, 52 Jobs

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