This is a timely and highly informative guide to a working life built on principled choices and an entrepreneurial attitude. It is "about" greener enterprises and technologies, socially responsible business, innovative non-profit work, and reinventing government. It is really about putting the pieces together with creativity and hope. Working people everywhere are realising that personal success is interconnected with healthy communities and the environment. We are all looking for our unique "creative edge" with work that allows us to make an impact -- close to home and in the world. This substantially revised third edition acknowledges that while the path to finding a life's work that is satisfying, sustainable and financially feasible is not easy, there are simple steps to follow. An empowering ten-step program includes: Paying attention to what you most care about; Stabilising your life with regard to time, money and relationships; Assessing your core aptitudes and attitudes; Cultivating the entrepreneurial skills to create the workplace you want, whether or not you are in business for yourself.
With dozens of rich personal stories, and a thorough look at the options, this is the comprehensive life/work guide for people who care about their communities and the planet.
Publisher: New Society Publishers