-Eva Selhub, M.D., clinical instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and author of The Love Response: Your Prescription to Turn Off Fear, Anger, and Anxiety to Achieve Vibrant Health and Transform Your Life
"Fred Mandell and Kathleen Jordan do a masterful job painting a picture of midlife transitions, all too often do-it-yourself projects fraught with as many roadblocks as opportunities. This book helps ease the burden of going solo. It's your map to a successful encore."
-Marc Freedman, Founder and CEO, Civic Ventures
"Fred Mandell and Kathleen Jordan have created a book that manages to be exceedingly smart and enormously hopeful at the same time. With personal stories that will stir your heart and exercises that will strengthen your skills, Becoming a Life Change Artist can help anyone create a more meaningful future."
-Daniel Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind
"This is a passionate and compassionate guide to what making art can teach us a about making change, and a navigational chart to what may be the ultimate art project: creating an inspired and purposeful life. This book itself is an inspiration."
-Gregg Levoy, author of Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life
"Fred Mandell and Kathleen Jordan bring a fresh idea to the literature of reinvention -- using the skills of successful artists as a model for how to respond to the sparks that tell us it is time for some kind of life shift. ?Anyone with a creative urge will be grateful for this book. "Becoming a Life Change Artist" is a godsend not just for would- be artists, but also for anyone on the path to a more fully realized or authentic life."
-Marci Alboher, author One Person/Multiple Careers and former Shifting Careers columnist/blogger for the New York Times
"Fred Mandell and Kathleen Jordan's book is a message reminding us that creativity is ageless. An important contribution and an inspiration to us all."
Harry R. Moody, Director of Academic Affairs, AARP