'Like going one-to-one with a personal career coach, it's impossible to leave this book without having a massive personal breakthrough' Bruce Daisley, author of The Joy of Work
Career ladders and jobs for life are a thing of the past.
Today, we're living in a world of squiggly careers, where moving frequently and fluidly between roles, industries, locations, and even careers, is becoming the new normal. Squiggly careers can feel stressful and overwhelming, but if you know how to make the most of them, they can be full of opportunity, freedom and purpose.
And to make the most of our increasingly squiggly careers we need to answer some important questions: What am I good at? What do I stand for? What motivates and drives me? Where do I want to go in the future?
In The Squiggly Career, you'll learn how to:
- Play to your super strengths
- Discover your values
- Overcome your confidence gremlins
- Build better support networks
- Explore your future possibilities
Packed with insights about the changing shape of work, exercises to fuel your growth, and tips and inspiration from highly successful people, this book will help you be happier, and ultimately more successful in your career.
What people say....
"The Squiggly Career is a brilliant guide. Read it and get the tools you need to thrive in your career now and in the future" (Marie Forleo, #1 NYT Best Selling Author of Everything is Figureoutable)
Many of us never take a moment to think about how we can sculpt our careers to match our interests. I was swept away with how effortlessly The Squiggly Career turns some of the most daunting conundrums into simple and rewarding reflections. Like going one-to-one with a personal career coach, it's impossible to leave this book without having a massive personal breakthrough (Bruce Daisley, author of The Joy of Work)
The greatest goal for any 21st century professional is to have a squiggly career. The days of linear progression belong to history. The joys of trying new things, working it out and making it up are all of our working futures. Work is dead, long live the squiggly career! (Sam Conniff Allende, author of Be More Pirate)
An indispensable guide to creating your own working life (Viv Groskop, author of How to Own the Room)
The Squiggly Career is no ordinary business book. Practical, pithy and personal it will revolutionize the way you think about work (Crystal Eisinger, Head of Strategy, Google Ads Marketing)
A practical and excellent guide for anyone who wants to take charge of their career, play to their strengths and design a career on their own terms. Squiggly careers are the new normal indeed, I'll be reaching for this book time and time again and so wish it existed when I started out! (Elizabeth Uviebinene, author of Slay In Your Lane)
A fantastic book on how to maximise your chances of a happy and rewarding work life. It all starts with knowing yourself and your values - with simple exercises that make you think deeply about who you are and what you want to spend all that time at work actually doing. Jump in and squiggle (Matt Brittin, President, EMEA Business & Operations, Google)
About the authors
Helen Tupper has held leadership roles at Microsoft, Virgin and BP and is now CEO of Amazing If. Her love of learning has led her to study at Henley, Cranfield and Cass Business School. Helen is a trustee for the Working Families charity, a Fellow of The RSA and lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and two children.
Sarah Ellis has led marketing and corporate responsibility teams for Barclays and Sainsbury's, before becoming Managing Director of a creative agency. She is now Chief Learning Officer at Amazing If. Sarah has studied at Warwick University, London and Harvard Business Schools, and is a qualified Mental Health first aider. Sarah is on the Mayor of London's workspace advisory board and lives in London with her partner and son.
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