What Should I Do with My Life? The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question

ISBN-10: 0345485920
ISBN-13: 9780345485922
Edition: N/A
Authors: Po Bronson
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List price: $7.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

InWhat Should I Do with My Life? Po Bronson tells the inspirational true stories of people who have found the most meaningful answers to that great question. With humor, empathy, and insight, Bronson writes of remarkable individuals—from young to old, from those just starting out to those in a second career—who have overcome fear and confusion to find a larger truth about their lives and, in doing so, have been transformed by the experience.What Should I Do with My Life?struck a powerful, resonant chord on publication, causing a multitude of people to rethink their vocations and priorities and start on the path to finding their true place in the world. For this edition, Bronson has added nine new profiles, to further reflect the range and diversity of those who broke away from the chorus to learn the sound of their own voice.

Po Bronson is an American journalist and author who lives in San Francisco, California.

Introduction: Obvious Questions Don't Have Obvious Answers: From Your Fears Come Misconceptions
That Sense of "Rightness"
An Ordinary Guy: Even the Destined Struggle
Have You Looked Under the Bed?: Ignoring the Obvious
Hunted by Her Cause: Learning from Hard Times
Synchronicity or Not: Is There Meaning in Coincidence?
The Dharma Adviser: Being vs. Doing
Isn't It Clear!? Waiting for Clarity
I Belong to You: Is It Self-Serving to do What You Enjoy?
The Brain Candy Generation: Stimulation/Intensity vs. Significance/Fulfillment
Parasite Entrepreneurism: Finding Your Story
Lacking an Off Switch: Always Knew It
In Another Class
The Ungrateful Soldier: Torn Between Classes
The Umbrella of Freedom: Anyone Can Find This Important
A College Man: From Working Class to Educated Class
The Diver Who Loved to Read: Neither Fight Nor Flight
Building a Cathedral: The Fear You Don't Belong
The Casino of the American Economy: It's Supposed to be Hard
Lady Reads the News: A Good Day Job
Getting Oily, Then Even: Switch Sides After an Injustice
Learning Delta Pride: The Fear That Our Choices Are Irreversible
Temptations vs. Aspirations
A Billion Is Chump Change: Is Turning Down the Money Stupid or Brave?
That Magical Thing: Overcoming the Stigma That This Isn't Important
The Lockbox Fantasy: Getting Rich Changes You
A Tour of the Country: This, Then That
After a Brief Period of Experimentation: Fear of Saying No
There's More to Motherhood than Baking Cookies: Never Give Up
The Chemical Engineer Who Lacked a Chemical: What's Real?
Destination vs. Journey?
Guidance, Navigation, and Control: Three Lessons from One Who's Stayed Put
The Boom Wrangler Has Many Reasons to Live: Change, for Some, Keeps Them Alive
The Phi Beta Slacker Dances for Herself: Be Your Own Audience
The Runway Gypsy: Back to Reality
Know Thyself
New Person, Same Job? A Different Kind of Hard Work
My New Start-Up: How the Past Colors Perception
Dropping the Watermelon: The Practical Way to Pursue the Impractical
The Toner Queen Unmasks Herself: The Resume "Me" vs. the Work-in-Progress "Me"
The Once-Angry Minister: A New Kind of Success Story
Changes of Scenery
Ambition in Neutral: Deemphasizing the Question in Order to Answer It
Nobody Taught Me: The Benefit of Being Around Like-Minded People
The Romantic Depressive: Enjoying People
On Planet Hug: Finding Your People
Uncomfortable Is Good: Rehearsing for Life's Improvisation
Success Formula: Giving Up That It's about You
Trafficking in Extremes: The Adventure of Working Abroad
Relationships and Family
The Twin Who Wanted to Be Unique: Struggling to Satisfy Dual Careers
H = P [greater than sign] J: When Paths Begin to Part
Ski Bums: Working with Your Spouse
Where Fears Hide: This is Your Own Responsibility
The Lottery Winner: Resisting Parents' Pressure
The Monkey Law: Finding Inspiration in Our Ancestry
A Burial with Pinstripes: Fears are Inherited, Too
Accepting a Gift: Will I Have to Put My Aspirations Aside?
The Mechanic Gives 100 Percent: Children Help You Remember What's Important
A Fragile Blow: The Hardest Things Are the Most Liberating
The Appropriate Time Frame
Out of My Mind: When Is It Too Late to Start Over?
Contribution X: Keep in Mind Even What You Can't Define
Twenty Thousand Lives a Year: Business is a Tool to Support What You Believe
Magic Powers: No Big Picture Is Too Big
Closing Remarks: All Stories Are Unique
Acknowledgments
A Reading Group Guide

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