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Be a free range human : escape the 9-5, create a life you love and still pay the bills

Author: Marianne Cantwell
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Kogan Page, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Free Range is the new career change. Trapped in a job that's 'just not you'? Imagine getting paid to do something that brings you alive, without ever having to walk into an office again. This book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Cantwell
ISBN: 9780749466107 0749466103 9780749466114 0749466111
OCLC Number: 794035923
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter - 00: Introduction;Section - ONE: Get ready for the ride;Chapter - 01: What your school career adviser never told you;Chapter - 02: Why this matters now;Section - TWO: Creating your free range life (how to decide what you really want);Chapter - 03: Why doing what you love is not negotiable;Chapter - 04: Dream big - then get off your butt and do it;Chapter - 05: Defrosting - your secret weapon in figuring out what you want;Chapter - 06: How to create your perfect 'career' when you want to do everything;Chapter - 07: Spot your superpowers;Chapter - 08: Taking free range action;Section - THREE: Think like a free range human;Chapter - 09: Why you don't need an original idea;Chapter - 10: Why you don't need oodles of experience (what you have to offer other than your CV);Chapter - 11: What a free range business looks like (or: what can I do other than start a cafe?);Chapter - 12: How to free range-ify your idea;Chapter - 13: How to start for under GBP100;Chapter - 14: How to know if your idea will work (test your idea in seven days);Chapter - 15: Meet the people who don't want you to escape the career cage (or: the beige army unmasked);Chapter - 16: What to do with those reasons why not;Section - FOUR: Build your free range escape hatch;Chapter - 17: Making a living without an office (or a boss);Chapter - 18: Why you don't need a business plan (or an MBA);Chapter - 19: Why you don't need to appeal to everyone;Chapter - 20: How to decide who gets to give you money;Chapter - 21: How to brand like a rock star;Chapter - 22: How to stand out from the crowd;Chapter - 23: How to do the Free Range Faststart;Chapter - 24: How to get clients without paying for advertising;Chapter - 25: Instant status;Chapter - 26: How to communicate in an unsucky way;Chapter - 27: Why you don't have to be an all-rounder (you don't have to do it all alone);Chapter - 28: How to sell without selling your soul;Chapter - 29: Get comfortable with setting your salary;Chapter - 30: What to do when you get stuck (when to give up and when to give in);Chapter - 31: How to live and work anywhere;Chapter - 32: How to quit your job: 10 steps to freedom
Responsibility: Marianne Cantwell.
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