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A Good Compass
You spend about a third of your life (or so) working, so it's a hefty chunk of your time. Therefore, it would be nice if your job was truly satisfying. That's why this is a such an important book for a lot of people- job satisfaction can definitely equal greater happiness in life. <BR/><BR/>At over 300 pages, the book is a bit on the long side. It also is quite detailed, so don't expect to pick it up and have all the answers in an hour or two- there are exercises and "things to do", so be prepared to put some elbow grease into it. But remember, if it was that easy to figure out how to have a satisfying career, we wouldn't need career counselors or books like these. In the end, you will get what you put into it. Besides, the book isn't just about having a great career, it's about having a great life. Also recommend "Finding Happiness in a Frustrating World" for more on setting specific goals that can bring one long-term happiness.
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Posted November 11, 2008
Main Reason I am Currently in a Job I Love
I would not have the job I have today without reading and processing The Pathfinder. This book offers valuable information, motivation, and exercises, (sometimes difficult to complete), which is why this book is not for the faint of heart. It was created to work in the place of personal meetings with the author, Nicholas Lore, a professional committed to assisting others in their search for a job where their personality, temperament, and passions align. I gained invaluable insight into my life and strengths, plus skills to recreate my resume, all of which enabled me to enter the workforce after a long absence, and obtain a position I love, that fits me well. It¿s a fantastic resource, but not an ¿easy read.¿ It is designed a bit like a class. If you want results, you have to do the homework.
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Posted February 4, 2013
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