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  • Jon Acuff

    The get ready, get going guide to navigating careerchange and doing work you love! NewYork Times bestselling author Jon Acuff has drawn millions ofonline fans who love his refreshing mix of humor, honesty, and wisdom about theworld of work. Now he offers his most important book yet, a guide to making bigcareer changes-by choice or necessity-and escaping the horrible feeling of beingtrapped in the wrong job. Acuff finds it amazing that people spend more thaneighteen years studying and preparing for college but little or no time honingtheir careers between graduation and retirement. He offers an empowering toolhe calls the Career Savings Account, which will change the way you think about...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    Year after year, readers pulled me aside at events and said, “I’ve never had a problem starting. I’ve started a million things, but I never finish them. Why can’t I finish? According to studies, 92 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail. You’ve practically got a better shot at getting into Juilliard to become a ballerina than you do at finishing your goals. For years, I thought my problem was that I didn’t try hard enough. So I started getting up earlier. I drank enough energy drinks to kill a horse. I hired a life coach and ate more superfoods. Nothing worked, although I did develop a pretty nice eyelid tremor from all the caffeine. It was...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    Too often, our money problems grow into some kind of monster hiding in the closet, growing bigger and badder and scarier every day that we keep them hidden. But if we want to change the behaviors that get us into trouble, we’ve got to kick the monster out of the closet—and laugh at him. And I don’t know anyone better equipped to do this than Jon Acuff. Through his blog and book, Stuff Christians Like, Jon’s proven that he has a unique perspective on life that helps us get the joke and get the truth behind the joke every time. Lucky for us, Jon decided to chronicle his observations on his own journey toward Financial Peace. Think of it as an insider’s guide to the “Dave...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    Overthinking isn't a personality trait. It's the sneakiest form of fear. It steals time, creativity, and goals. It's the most expensive, least productive thing companies invest in without even knowing it. And it's an epidemic. In Soundtracks, New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff offers a proven plan to change overthinking from a super problem into a superpower. If you want to tap into the surprising power of overthinking and give your dreams more time and creativity, learn how to DJ the soundtracks that define you. If you can worry, you can wonder. If you can doubt, you can dominate. If you can spin, you can...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    From figuring out what your dream is to quitting in a way that exponentially increases your chance of success, Quitter is full of inspiring stories and actionable advice. This book is based on 12 years of cubicle living and my true story of cultivating a dream job that changed my life and the world in the process. It’s time to close the gap between your day job and your dream job. It’s time to be a...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    Over the last 100 years, the road to success for most everyone has been divided into five stages that mirror the decades of working life: There are only two paths in life: average and awesome. The average path is easy because all you have to do is nothing. The awesome path is more challenging because things like fear only bother you when you do work that matters. The good news is Start gives readers practical, honest and actionable insights to be more awesome, more often. It's time to punch fear in the face, escape average, and do work that matters. It's time to...read more

  • Jon Acuff

    Si cada que empiezas algo nuevo, por una u otra razón, siempre lo dejas a la mitad, este libro es para ti. Durante años, pensé que mi problema era que no me esforzaba lo suficiente. Entonces comencé a levantarme más temprano, tomé las suficientes bebidas energéticas para matar a un caballo, contraté a un life coach y comí más superalimentos. Nada funcionó. ¿Por qué? Porque el obstáculo más furtivo para alcanzar nuestras metas no es la pereza, sino el perfeccionismo. Somos nuestros peores críticos, y si parece que no vamos a hacer algo bien, preferimos no hacerlo. Las estrategias en este libro pueden parecer una trampa, pero se basan en estudios realizados por un...read more