Dave Evans, Designing Your Life

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

 

Bookshop Santa Cruz welcomes Dave Evans and his #1 New York Times bestseller, Designing Your Life, a book that shows you how to design a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and buildyour career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise.  

" Designing Your Lifewalks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will."  --Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive  

"This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love."  --David Kelley, Founder of IDEO  

"An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book s most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics. " --Publishers Weekly

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781101875322
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 20th, 2016

Dave Evans will be visiting our store on Monday, Febrary 27th. If you can't join us for this event, you can still have a copy of Designing Your Life signed at the event. Books must be paid for in advance and can either be shipped or held for pick-up in the store. Internet orders must be placed by Friday, February 24th. After that, please call the store to inquire about signed editions.

Most authors will be happy to add a name to their signature, but this service is at their discretion and isn't guaranteed.

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