Synopses & Reviews
First published in 1991, Zen and the Art of Making a Living is the life-changing book that helped revolutionize the career planning field by offering a new vision of work. This new edition has been updated throughout with up-to-the-minute contact information and hundreds of new biographical resources. In addition to traditional material on assessing career skills and conducting a job search, Laurence Boldt provides innovative ideas and strategies, with more than 120 worksheets and more than five hundred inspirational quotations from sages of every stripe. A book that goes far beyond other career guides, Zen and the Art of Making a Living brings creativity, dignity, and meaning to every aspect of the work experience.
-- Internet job resources added throughout
-- New sections on the opportunities in today's rapidly changing workplace, participating in the field of home-based business, and developing an effective support group to find fulfilling work
Completely revised and updated--one of the most innovative, unconventional, and profoundly practical career guides since "What Color Is Your Parachute?". Line drawings. Worksheets.
The most innovative, unconventional, and profoundly practical career guide available?newly revised and updated
With today?s economic uncertainties, millions of Americans realize they must seize control over their own career paths. They want work that not only pays the bills but also allows them to pursue their real passions. In this revised edition, Laurence Boldt updates and revises his revolutionary guide to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century workplace. The first part of this book helps readers to identify the work that they really want to do, while the second provides practical, active steps to finding or creating that work. Zen and the Art of Making a Living goes beyond inspiration, providing a proven formula for bringing creativity, dignity, and meaning to every aspect of the work experience.
Completely revised and updated, "Zen and the Art of Making a Living" is one of the most innovative, unconventional, and profoundly practical career guides since "What Color Is Your Parachute?"
About the Author
Laurence G. Boldt is a writer, career consultant, and lifetime student of Eastern philosophies, with more than a decade of experience helping people shape their dreams into practical realities. He is the bestselling author of Zen and the Art of Making a Living, How to Find the Work You Love, and Zen Soup. He lives in Santa Barbara, California..