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The Squiggly Career

The No.1 Sunday Times Business Bestseller - Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career

Helen Tupper

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Sarah Ellis

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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

The Squiggly Career: The No.1 Sunday Times Business Bestseller - Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career A01 By (author) N Helen Tupper A01 By (author) N Sarah Ellis 234 153 18 295 BC Paperback / softback 240 Portfolio Penguin Penguin Books Ltd London United Kingdom VSC Advice on careers & achieving success JNR Careers guidance KJWX Working patterns & practices UDBS Social networking 1.3 KJW JNR VSPM KJMB VSCB Office & workplace Careers guidance Assertiveness, motivation, self-esteem & positive mental attitude Management: leadership & motivation Job hunting / changing careers 'The Squiggly Career is about navigating work in a way that suits you, it's a timely and brilliant handbook for now' Stylist '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, Vice President, EMEA Twitter and author of The Joy of Work '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 New York Times bestselling author of Everything is Figureoutable 'Logical, practical and based on tried and tested models' Financial Times, Business Book of the Month 'An indispensable guide to creating your own working life' Viv Groskop, bestselling author of How to Own the Room 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 and inspiration from highly successful people, this book will fuel your growth and help you be happier, and ultimately more successful in your career. Logical, practical and based on tried and tested methods * Financial Times, Business Book of the Month * I LOVED this book and bought it for countless people - it is the gift that keeps on giving. It feels like a practical, powerful one-on-one coaching session mixed with a pep talk from an understanding friend. This book will encourage you to be proud and excited to keep on living out your own unique squiggy career. It might just be the permission slip you didn't know you needed * Emma Gannon, bestselling author of The Multi-Hyphen Method * Logical, practical and based on tried and tested methods * Financial Times, Business Book of the Month * As we all juggle side-steps, hustles and pivots, The Squiggly Career is about navigating work in a way that suits you. Discovering how to make the most of your own strengths and identify what you want out of your career, it's a timely and brilliant handbook for now. * Stylist * 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 New York Times Bestselling author of Everything is Figureoutable * All the best careers are squiggly. That sounds fun - and it can be fun - but it also takes a lot of know-how and thinking, which is what this book provides. I wish I'd had it when I squiggled my way through multiple careers * Margaret Heffernan, Entrepreneur, CEO and bestselling author of Wilful Blindness * 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 * 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 * 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 * An indispensable guide to creating your own working life * Viv Groskop, author of How to Own the Room * 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 * 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, Vice President, EMEA Twitter author of The Joy of Work * 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. 09012020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 14.99 0.00 14.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available BERT GARD Y

'The Squiggly Career is about navigating work in a way that suits you, it's a timely and brilliant handbook for now' Stylist

'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, Vice President, EMEA Twitter and author of The Joy of Work

'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 New York Times bestselling author of Everything is Figureoutable

'Logical, practical and based on tried and tested models' Financial Times, Business Book of the Month

'An indispensable guide to creating your own working life' Viv Groskop, bestselling author of How to Own the Room

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 and inspiration from highly successful people, this book will fuel your growth and help you be happier, and ultimately more successful in your career.

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Book publisherPenguin Books Ltd
Publication date9 Jan 2020
FormatPaperback
Pages240
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