You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

by George Anders


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316548885
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 01/08/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 105,064
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

George Anders is a contributing writer at Forbes, exploring issues related to careers, education and innovation. He is the author of five books, including Merchants of Debt, Health Against Wealth, the New York Times bestseller Perfect Enough, and The Rare Find. Earlier in his career, George served as a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company magazine and Bloomberg View. In 1997, he shared in a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He and his wife live in northern California. Their two sons are starting their own college adventures.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Your Strengths

1 The Explorers 3

2 It's 480 B.C.-You Have an Ax 26

3 You Can Start Anywhere 51

Part 2 Your Opportunities

4 My Job Didn't Exist a Year Ago 79

5 The Problem Solvers 106

6 Frozen Pipes, Thawed Minds 129

7 Ruling the World 149

Part 3 Your Allies

8 Employers That Get It 177

9 Your Alumni Connection 201

10 What Your Campus Can Do 225

11 Prepared Forever 247

Part 4 Your Tool Kit

12 Telling Your Story 271

13 Getting Paid Properly 282

Acknowledgments 293

Snacks for the Road 297

Notes 305

Index 331

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