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Designing Your Work Life
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#1 New York Times bestselling authors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can transform our present job and our experience of work in general by utilizing the designer mindsets- Curiosity. Reframing. Radical collaboration. Awareness. Bias to action. Storytelling

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Bill Burnett (Author) Bill Burnett is the Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford. He got his BS and MS in Product Design at Stanford and has worked professionally on a wide variety of projects ranging from award-winning Apple PowerBooks to the original Star Wars action figures. He holds a number of mechanical and design patents, and design awards for a variety of products including the first 'slate' computer. Dave Evans (Author) Dave Evans is the Co-Founder of the Stanford Life Design Lab and holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford. Early in his career he worked for Apple, where he led the mouse-design team and introduced laser printing to the masses. He then helped found the pioneering interactive and game software developer Electronic Arts.

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For many of us working from home, advice on how to find meaning and joy is welcome when the daily commute is a walk downstairs and the movie Groundhog Day feels more like a documentary...the economic upheaval created by the pandemic will no doubt make this book an attractive proposition for many people now considering a radical change in lifestyle or just questioning what work is all about. * Financial Times *
In a world where it seems almost revolutionary to love your job, these tools just might help you find a few more ways to like going to work * USA Today *
A worthy successor to the authors' previous work that also stands on its own, this should be an essential read for college students and might also become a hit on the lecture circuit. -- Steven Silkunas * Library Journal *
Burnett and Evans address important matters including strength finders, growth mindsets, and the dynamics of power and politics in the workplace...helpful, clearly written, and relevant -- Raymond Pun * Booklist *
With their stories, examples, and generous approach, Burnett and Evans are never rigid and always enlightening * Goop *

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