No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career by Larry SmithNo Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career by Larry Smith

No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career

byLarry Smith

Paperback | April 19, 2016

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Over the past three decades, professor Larry Smith has become something of a “career whisperer” for his students at the University of Waterloo. Each year, millions of talented college and university students graduate with little or no real sense of what their next step will be, yet they are determined not to settle for so-so careers; they are looking for great careers. Smith points out that only a few fortunate souls are born knowing exactly what they want to pursue in life. The rest of us have to stop making excuses and start asking ourselves tough questions about achieving our goals.

In his straightforward, no-nonsense approach, Smith itemizes and dismisses all the usual excuses, fears and worries that people hide behind when trying to find their true direction. His unusual take on this challenging conundrum is both universal and timely, and his stunning TEDx talk on this subject has been viewed by more than six million people so far.

This is the perfect book for all college graduate who are wondering where they fit into the world, or for mid-career men and women who find themselves heading down the wrong path. It won’t necessarily be easy, but if you follow Smith’s guidance, your career dreams can indeed come true.

Title:No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great CareerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 19, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443445193

ISBN - 13:9781443445191


Rated 3 out of 5 by from whoot whoot FINALLY a thorough book on how to overcome the most common obstacles and just the right amount of insight as to how one can live their dreams and follow their passion(s). FINALLY.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book This book provides readers with a concrete plan on how to follow your passion and have a great career while demolishing excuses and addressing fears around it. I would wholeheartedly recommend this reading for career novices and seasoned professionals alike. Zoltan Szabo
Date published: 2016-06-27

Editorial Reviews

“As a student and while I was venturing into entrepreneurship, Larry’s door was always open. I’m so pleased this book will bring his advice, lessons, warnings and encouragement to everyone that isn’t lucky enough to call him a mentor.”