The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success

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The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success

by Nicholas Lore

Touchstone | January 3, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century!

Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career-or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You'll learn:

Whether you're a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 6.69 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: January 3, 2012

Publisher: Touchstone

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1451608322

ISBN - 13: 9781451608328

Found in: New Business Enterprises

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The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success

The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success

by Nicholas Lore

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 Pages, 6.69 × 8.66 × 0.79 in

Published: January 3, 2012

Publisher: Touchstone

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1451608322

ISBN - 13: 9781451608328

About the Book

No matter where you are in your career journey, "The Pathfinder" will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

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The Pathfinder CHAPTER 1 • THIS CAN BE YOUR GUIDE Once, I was in the same situation you are facing today. It was time to decide what to do with my life. I committed myself to doing whatever was necessary to make a truly excellent career choice because I passionately wanted to wake up in the morning looking forward to going to work each day. This is the book I searched for then but did not find. I remember an extraordinary, imaginary book that first framed my boyhood vision of what I hope The Pathfinder will be for you. Each month, Donald Duck’s nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, would find themselves in the middle of a full-tilt comic-book adventure. When things got completely hopeless, when the forces of chaos seemed sure to win, they always pulled off a miracle. Out of their knapsack came their infallible guide and problem solver, The Junior Woodchuck Guidebook. It had an absolutely perfect, creative solution for every situation they stumbled into, no matter how obscure or difficult. It was the complete guide to life. Since then, I have passionately sought those rare volumes of chuckery that surface in the real world. Every once in a while, one appears—the seminal guidebook to some aspect of life. Inspired by these wonderful books, The Pathfinder is intended to be one small chapter of The Junior Woodchuck Guidebook: how to decide what to do with your life. Whether you are in midcareer change or are making career decisions for the first time, it is designed t
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Table of Contents

Contents

Part 1 LIVING A LIFE YOU LOVE

1. This Can Be Your Guide

2. You Are What You Do

3. How to Decide

4. Being Coachable

5. Right Livelihood

6. Diving into the Mist

7. Your Primary Lists

8. Commitments and Requirements

9. Questions

10. The Bottom Line -- Research

11. If You Get Stuck

Part 2 HOW TO GET THERE FROM HERE

12. Why You Don''t Get What You Want

13. The Power of Commitment

14. Making Decisions -- A Short Course

15. Why You Do What You Do

16. Goals and Projects

17. Seven Keys

18. Living in the Present

Part 3 DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE CAREER

19. At This Point in Time

20. Temperament, Personality, and Passions

21. Natural Talents

22. Meaning, Mission, Purpose

23. Values and Rewards

24. Eight Great Careers

25. 50,000-Mile Checkup

26. They Pay You to Perform Certain Functions

27. Human Ecology -- Workplace Environments

28. Making the Final Choice

29. Mastering Personal Marketing

30. How to Write an Exceptional Résumé

Getting in Touch

Acknowledgments

Index

From the Publisher

This classic bestseller is THE career-design bible for college graduates and midlife career-changers alike. Now fully revised and updated for the twenty-first century!

Based on breakthrough techniques developed by Rockport Institute, an innovative and award-winning career-counseling network that has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, The Pathfinder offers invaluable advice and more than 100 self-tests and diagnostic tools that will help you choose an entirely new career-or view a current job from a new, more positive perspective. You'll learn:

Whether you're a seasoned professional in search of a career change or a beginner just entering the working world, you want to make the right choices from the beginning. No matter where you are in your journey, if you want work to be more of a dance than a drag, The Pathfinder will expertly coach you through the process of designing a career you will love.

Editorial Reviews

"A brilliant, passionately written book! If you want to have a career you will love, this is the one to read." - JACK CANFIELD co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
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