The world of work is no longer predictable. As it becomes increasingly rare to have a stable career in any field, we’re left with patchwork resumes and piecemeal lists of achievements. How do we make sense of our diverse experiences—and how do we explain it?
In BODY OF WORK: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together, (Portfolio/Penguin, January 2014) Pamela Slim, business coach and acclaimed author of Escape from Cubicle Nation, teaches you how to put the pieces together. Offering concrete steps alongside personal stories, she reexamines how we define our careers and ultimately how we define our lives.
Slim unlocks the tools you need to discover and harness your body of work, challenging you to:
- Define Your Roots: Make sure your work aligns with your values.
- Name Your Ingredients: Find hidden talent and leverage from all your life experiences that will make you uniquely positioned in the market.
- Choose Your Work Mode: Mitigate the risk of losing your job or business by ensuring your work is valued across multiple channels and environments.
- Surf the Fear: Learn how to navigate the fear and uncertainty that is inherent in the new world of work.