The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World by Chris Guillebeau

The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World

byChris Guillebeau

Kobo ebook | September 7, 2010

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If you've ever thought, "There must be more to life than this," The Art of Non-Conformity is for you.

Based on Chris Guillebeau's popular online manifesto "A Brief Guide to World Domination," The Art of Non-Conformity defies common assumptions about life and work while arming you with the tools to live differently. You'll discover how to live on your own terms by exploring creative self-employment, radical goal-setting, contrarian travel, and embracing life as a constant adventure.

Inspired and guided by Chris's own story and those of others who have pursued unconventional lives, you can devise your own plan for world domination-and make the world a better place at the same time.

Title:The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the WorldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 7, 2010Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1101443081

ISBN - 13:9781101443088

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for the Recent Grad! Definitely, I wish had read this book once I graduated from University. A great book that showcases different perspectives from twenty-somethings.
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A MUST! This is an absolute GREAT book and should be required reading!!! It is even useful for ages up to 30, or those not yet settled in a career - for those that feel listless and drifting through life.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fresh Air A quick read and a handy manual for taking steps to live a life more in tune with your values and aspirations. Not everyone has to live a life of radical nonconformity but if 9 - 5 corporate drudgery is getting you down, this book offers emotional support and inspiration.
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Anything is possible While this book doesn't get into details like the "4hr Work Week", but it will begin spinning the gears in your head to what is possible. This will make you take a deeper look at what you're doing
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiration This is a book about the choices we make and the lives we live as a result. I used to always make the safe choice but now sometimes, I dig deep and find the courage to take the road less traveled. There isn't just one way to do things and just because everyone else thinks you're crazy doesn't mean you shouldn't do it. I've had some great unconventional experiences since I first read this book and I return to it regularly for inspiration.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An essential read... no joke. This is my first review on indigo, and for good reason. This book blew me away. I had watched Meg Jays TED talk on her book and it brought me to tears as she recounted the story about the young woman who couldn't think of someone to put in the "emergency contact" box. Ultimately this book is for those who are college graduates who feel lost and confused about the purpose of their twenties. I am not a college graduate, but I do work full time as a graphic designer and a part time photographer... and it still applied to be in every aspect. Read this book if you feel lost. It not only makes you realize that you aren't alone in your feelings... but that there is hope, and all you need is a little push and a little perspective
Date published: 2016-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read Recommended to me by a twentysomething friend who loved it. Really great points about work, love, and the brain. Definitely recommend it to twentysomethings everywhere!
Date published: 2014-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A wake up call I attended Chris's book signing and it served me in 3 ways: 1. he put words around the reality of living my own journey -how refreshing! 2. he woke me up to the fact that it following my dream is practical and doable -it's not some type of fantasy land that's out of reach for me. 3. Go with my gut -I tend to overanalyze and stop an idea short of completion.
Date published: 2011-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Read! Being a life long confirmed non-conformist and an Aquarian contrarian, I absolutely love Chris Guillebeau's ability to live the life he wants and let others in on it. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is ready to think differently and live the life you want.
Date published: 2010-12-11