The Start-up of You

The Start-up of You: Adapt, Take Risks, Grow Your Network, and Transform Your Life

Non-Fiction, Education, Careers
Paperback Published on: 07/02/2013
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Synopsis

The New York Times No. 1 bestseller that can transform your life and career - now in a revised and updated edition. ____________________________________________________ 'I think that the startup approach to life is necessary. This book distills the key techniques needed to succeed.' Jack Dorsay, co-founder of Twitter Co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman, and author Ben Casnocha offer a revolutionary method to accelerate your life and career. The secret is to think like an entrepreneur - to run the 'start-up of you'. Entrepreneurs are nimble. They invest in themselves. They build their networks. They take intelligent risks. They make uncertainty and volatility work to their advantage. These are the very same skills we all need to get ahead. Hoffman and Casnocha show how you can create opportunities where others see dead-ends, and when to take proactive risks where others may seek safety. They reveal how to maintain a competitive advantage so you can stand-out from others. They explain how you can build your network. Above all, they share the insights and strategies you need to succeed in the most important venture of all - your own life. ___________________________________________________________ 'Everyone, women and men alike, needs to think big to succeed. This is a practical book that shows you how to take control and build a career that will enable you to have real impact.' Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and former COO of Facebook

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9781847940803
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 191g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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