Career Remix: Get the Gig You Want with the Skills You've Got

Career Remix: Get the Gig You Want with the Skills You've Got

by Damon Brown
Career Remix: Get the Gig You Want with the Skills You've Got

Career Remix: Get the Gig You Want with the Skills You've Got

by Damon Brown


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Bestselling author, start-up founder, and business and life coach offers real-world solutions and methods for using existing skills and resources for changing careers, managing transitions, and thriving in the current job market.

In the era of surprises, here may be the biggest one yet: You don’t need another certification, you don’t need to scrap what you’ve done, and you don’t need to start over to make your best career moves. In fact, your hard-earned past knowledge is what gives you your biggest leg up in most any industry and economic landscape. Best-selling author, successful entrepreneur, and one-on-one business coach Damon Brown offers testimonials, plans of action, and road-tested insight into how we can bring our worth and build our careers, or change industries and careers altogether, based on the skills and experiences we’ve already established.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454944157
Publisher: Union Square & Co.
Publication date: 01/18/2022
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,041,142
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

As an author, two-time start-up founder, and four-time TED speaker, Damon Brown cofounded the popular platonic connection app Cuddlr and led it to acquisition within a year, all while being the primary caretaker of his infant son. Most recently, Damon was the first Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the Toledo Library. His 25th book is Build From Now: How to Know Your Power, See Your Abundance & Nourish the World (independently published, Bring Your Worth imprint, January 28, 2021). He now guides others through his one-on-one business coaching Inc. Magazine column.
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  • Inc. columnist 
  • biz coach 
  • 4x TED & keynote speaker 
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Noble Pig 6

I Establish Your New Normal

Chapter 1 Make Your Own Metrics for Success 17

Chapter 2 Design Your Life Around Your Career, Not Vice Versa 29

Chapter 3 Set Your Life Goals 39

II Uncover Power in Your Own Toolbox

Chapter 4 Recognize and Mine Your Biggest Established Strengths 53

Chapter 5 Translate Past Power into Future Success 58

Chapter 6 Make Room for Your Wisdom 63

III Discover Economic Opportunities in the New World Order

Chapter 7 Assess the Business Landscape 73

Chapter 8 Pivot Based on Worldly Circumstances 79

Chapter 9 Strategize Your First Move and Ultimate Goals 87

IV Create Your Second Act

Chapter 10 Make Your Next Career Move 101

Chapter 11 Lean into Steady Growth (without Losing Your Shirt) 113

Chapter 12 Measure Your Results and Adjust as Necessary 122

V Build Alliances as You Create Your Best Business Brand

Chapter 13 Create Partnerships, Barterships, and Co-Signs 139

Chapter 14 Consciously Cultivate Trusting Advocates to bring into Your Game Plan 149

Chapter 15 Strategize with Others to Make the Biggest Impact 157

VI Build Systems to Bulletproof Your Career

Chapter 16 Don't Work for Systems, But have Systems Work for You 170

Chapter 17 Understand Passive Income and other Opportunities Available to All 179

Chapter 18 Build a Sustainable Approach to Your Career 191

Take the Build from Now Quiz 194

Connect with Damon 196

Significant References 199

Acknowledgments 218

Index 219

About the Author 224

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