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1 November 2007

Links

  1. Amazon.co.uk: One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success: Books: Marci Alboher

    Also sounds cringeworthy (like most self-help books) but possibly ideal. (via Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian)

  2. Amazon.co.uk: What Do I Do When I Want to Do Everything?: A Revolutionary Programme for Doing Everything That You Love: Books: Barbara Sher

    The idea of self-help books makes me cringe, but this does sound intriguing… (via Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian)

  3. PsyBlog: Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted

    The group who chose their sandwiches for the week in advance “are significantly less happy with their choices than the group who chose their sandwiches on the day.” (via Haddock)

  4. ScienceDirect - Journal of Vocational Behavior : The role of chance events in career decision making

    “Chance events were reported as influencing the career decisions of 69.1% of the sample.” (via Haddock)

  5. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert | Excerpt

    “Most of us spend our lives steering ourselves toward the best of all possible futures, only to find that tomorrow rarely turns out as we had presumed.” “Happiness is not really what or where we thought it was.” (via Haddock)

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  • philgyford’s avatar

    Another day, another "what am I doing with my life" crisis.