4 Books to Inspire Your Career

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Whether you’ve been nurturing your career for 20+ years or you’re a new graduate looking for a path, it’s never a bad idea to reflect on your goals. What are your interests? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Or even doing some research on growing job fields. Whatever you are looking to do, here are a few books that we think are helpful to those looking to find new inspiration in their careers.

What Color is Your Parachute? cover imageWhat Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles

A classic that isn’t going out of style any time soon, this book helps guide you to make your own decisions about your strengths and weaknesses.

Reinventing You by Dorie Clark

Strategy and communication consultant Dorie Clark provides a step-by-step guide to help you assess, build, and reinvent your personal brand.

 

Decisive cover imageDecisive by Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Chip and Dan Heath draw on decades of psychological research to explain why we so often get it very badly wrong – why our supposedly rational brains are frequently tripped up by powerful biases and wishful thinking.

Creative Confidence by Thomas Kelley, David Kelley

For those looking to feel more inspired by their career, two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative.

What books helped you make a career change?

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