What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World (Hardcover)

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    Major life transitions such as leaving the protected environment of school or starting a new career can be daunting. It is scary to face a wall of choices, knowing that no one is going to tell us whether or not we are making the right decision. There is no clearly delineated path or recipe for success. Even figuring out how and where to start can be a challenge. That is, until now.

    As executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Tina Seelig guides her students as they make the difficult transition from the academic environment to the professional world, providing tangible skills and insights that will last a lifetime. Seelig is an entrepreneur, neuroscientist, and popular teacher, and in What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 she shares with us what she offers her students—provocative stories, inspiring advice, and a big dose of humility and humor.

    These pages are filled with fascinating examples, from the classroom to the boardroom, of individuals defying expectations, challenging assumptions, and achieving amazing success. Seelig throws out the old rules and provides a new model for reaching our highest potential. We discover how to have a healthy disregard for the impossible, how to recover from failure, and how most problems are remarkable opportunities in disguise.

    What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 is a much-needed book for everyone looking to make their mark on the world.

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    ISBN 9780061735196
    Genre SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 195
    Publisher Date 2009-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harperone
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Seelig, Tina
    Country of Origin United States

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      The book has a lot of practical advices. Both me and my 20+year daughter found it useful and applicable for modern business life. It is very well written, and I will buy more books of the same author.shipping was fast as always from Overstock.

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