Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

Category: Book
By (author): Burnett, Bill
By (author): Evans, Dave
Subject:  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / General
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Careers / Job Hunting
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Published: September 2016
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 8.60in x 6.20in x 1.00in
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From The Publisher*#1 New York Times Bestseller 

At last, a book that shows you how to build--design--a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage

Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home--at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve.

In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise.
Review Quote*"Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will." 
-Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive

 
"This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love."
-David Kelley, Founder of IDEO
 
"An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book's most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics."
-Publishers Weekly
Biographical NoteBILL BURNETT is the executive director of the Design Program at Stanford.

DAVE EVANS is an adjunct lecturer in the Product Design Program at Stanford, a management consultant, and a co-founder of Electronic Arts

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