Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference by Jeffrey W. PryorCompassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference by Jeffrey W. Pryor

Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference

byJeffrey W. Pryor, Alexandra MitchellForeword byArchbishop Desmond Tutu

Paperback | March 23, 2015

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Many young people today are seeking something more - purpose, meaning, a cause.

Compassionate Careers is filled with examples of people who have meaningful jobs in cause-focused organizations. These stories capture their spirit, intelligence, imagination, and heart. The book is an inspirational guide to finding purpose-driven work and offers advice to anyone who feels that sitting on the sidelines is just not enough. It includes:

Stories from people of all walks of life who have jobs that make a difference, including Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall, and Dave Matthews.
Information on how to get started in a cause-focused career.
An online assessment that identifies the type of organizational culture for which you are best suited.
Exercises and resources for hands-on exploration of compassionate career opportunities.

An old Yaqui Indian proverb reads, "If you have a choice of paths to take in life, take the path with a heart." Compassionate Careers will show you how.
Jeffrey W. Pryor is a thought leader in the field of philanthropy who has received multiple awards for his entrepreneurial efforts. After 20 years as executive director of a family foundation, Jeff now serves as CEO of Pathfinder Solutions, providing research and training on talent development to nonprofits and other organizations. He ...
Title:Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a DifferenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 0.68 inPublished:March 23, 2015Publisher:Red Wheel WeiserLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1601633599

ISBN - 13:9781601633590


Editorial Reviews

"Life's too short for you not to wholeheartedly pursue your gifts and passions. If you find the right mission and the right role within that mission, that's such a powerful thing. But Compassionate Careers also does a favor for people in that it's not candy coated. There are real tradeoffs, and it helps people think about how to navigate that path."
--Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity