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Designing Your Life

Bill Burnett, David J. Evans

5 mins

3 key insights

Visual, audio & text

Designing Your Life will show you how to break the shackles of your mundane 9-5 job by sharing exercises and tips that will direct you towards your true calling.


Designing Your Life

Designing Your Life

by Bill Burnett


Are you happy with your profession? Many people have a degree in a field that doesn't truly interest them. The results of one poll indicated that about 67% of US workers aren't satisfied with their jobs.

We want fulfilling work, but the prospect of leaving what we know for something new is scary, especially when our livelihood is on the line! What you need to overcome this problem is to learn how to think like the designer of your own life. What do you need to build the life of your dreams? How do you picture it? In Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life, Bill Burnett teaches you how to embrace your inner designer and create the life you desire through visualization, getting to know yourself, and finding the motivation to put in the work.

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You can't know where you're going until you know where you are.

- Bill Burnett, David J. Evans

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