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Theres never been a career guide like The Adventures of Johnny Bunko by Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others). Told in manga—the Japanese comic book format thats an international sensation—its the fully illustrated story of a young Everyman just out of college who lands his first job.

Johnny Bunko is new to the Boggs Corp., and he stumbles through his early months as a working stiff until a crisis prompts him to rethink his approach. Step by step he builds a career, illustrating as he does the six core lessons of finding, keeping, and flourishing in satisfying work. A groundbreaking guide to surviving and flourishing in any career, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko is smart, engaging and insightful, and offers practical advice for anyone looking for a life of rewarding work.

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From a New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Washington Post bestselling author comes a first-of-its- kind career guideafor a new generation of job seekers.

Thereas never been a career guide like itathe fully illustrated story (ingeniously told in Manga form) of a young Everyman just out of college who lands his first job. Johnny Bunko is new to parachute company Boggs Corp., and he stumbles through his early days as a working stiff until a crisis prompts him to find a new job. Step by step he builds a career, illustrating as he does the six core lessons of finding, keeping, and flourishing in satisfying work:

a There is no plan

a Forget about your weaknesses

a Persistence trumps talent

a Itas not about you

a Make excellent mistakes

a Leave an imprint

Smart, engaging, and insightful, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko offers practical advice for anyone looking to start a rewarding career.

About the Author

Daniel H. Pink is the New York Times bestselling author of A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation. He lectures to corporations, associations, and universities in the U.S. and abroad on economic transformation and the changing world of work. In 2007, he won a Japan Society Media Fellowship that took him to Tokyo to study the manga industry.

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gtagates, April 16, 2008 (view all comments by gtagates)
A good read for anyone who thinks out of the box and out of the cubicle - offers loads of interesting and very useful tips on career, what it means to be successful in life and not just your job, etc.

Would recommend for anyone looking for freash ideas in choosing and holding a job or building a career that would make you happy forever.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781594482915
Author:
Pink, Daniel H
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Illustrator:
Pas, Rob Ten
Author:
Pink, Daniel H.
Author:
Pink, Daniel
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Business-Careers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.64x5.16x.41 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 160 pages Riverhead Books - English 9781594482915 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From a New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Washington Post bestselling author comes a first-of-its- kind career guideafor a new generation of job seekers.

Thereas never been a career guide like itathe fully illustrated story (ingeniously told in Manga form) of a young Everyman just out of college who lands his first job. Johnny Bunko is new to parachute company Boggs Corp., and he stumbles through his early days as a working stiff until a crisis prompts him to find a new job. Step by step he builds a career, illustrating as he does the six core lessons of finding, keeping, and flourishing in satisfying work:

a There is no plan

a Forget about your weaknesses

a Persistence trumps talent

a Itas not about you

a Make excellent mistakes

a Leave an imprint

Smart, engaging, and insightful, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko offers practical advice for anyone looking to start a rewarding career.

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