Build Your Dreams: How To Make a Living Doing What You Love

Build Your Dreams: How To Make a Living Doing What You Love

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Build Your Dreams: How To Make a Living Doing What You Love by Chip Hiden, Alexis Irvin

The Dream Share Project, a documentary and career workshop created by Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin, has inspired thousands of college students across the U.S. In Build Your Dreams, Chip and Alexis transform their program into the ultimate career guide for a generation of “rebels” seeking passionate work. Through essays, anecdotes, exercises, tasks, and illustrations, Build Your Dreams offers a unique 5-stage framework (using the acronym DREAM) for 20-somethings to make a living doing what they love:
Discovery: This stage helps the reader unearth their passions and explores eight ways to test-drive a dream.
Research: Teaches how to break a big vision down into actionable and measurable mini-goals.
Embark: Offers guidance on financing a dream by providing Millennial-friendly expense-slashing techniques, easy-to-use budgeting templates, and fund-raising strategies..
Adapt: Utilizing anecdotes and exercises, this stage helps the reader surmount potential pitfalls on the path to their dream.
Maintain: Focuses on teaching the reader how to make their dream profitable.

Interactive, achievable, and enlightening, Build Your Dreams is the ultimate career guide for 80 million young people born between 1982 and 2001 who are poised to transform their passions into a fulfilling career and lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762450381
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 07/09/2013
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Chip Hiden graduated from Washington College with a degree in history. In college, he started Chipapalooza (a non-profit that raises money for diabetes research), founded a campus radio station, and planned all-campus concerts and events. The Dream Share Project and Build Your Dreams are perfect vehicles for Chip's passion for social entrepreneurship.

Alexis Irvin graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in print journalism. She spent her college years exploring politics—interning for a Congresswoman, editing a political research journal, and registering young voters for the non-profit, Rock the Vote. Since then, she has found her true passion for storytelling and empowering young people with The Dream Share Project and Build Your Dreams.

Chip and Alexis live near Washington D.C.

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