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Love Your 84,000 Hours at Work: Stories on the Road from People with Purpose and Passion

Andrew Harrison

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ISBN 10: 0982670001 / ISBN 13: 9780982670002
Published by Dotted Lines Press, 2010
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Title: Love Your 84,000 Hours at Work: Stories on ...

Publisher: Dotted Lines Press

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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A book about people who love their jobs and how they came to find them. From the Back Cover: Looking for more out of your career than just a paycheck? Love Your 84,000 Hours at Work details the lives of people who love their jobs and how they came to find them.---Something was missing from Andrew Harrisons good life. Rather than waiting for answers to his questions, he left the security of a six-figure, less than 40-hour per week job to seek out people who were excited about their work and life. Inside are personal accounts of how everyday people came to live with purpose, passion, and fulfillment. Stories include: - The founder of the 401(k) program - A housewife who went back to school and became the first-ever female Arkansas supreme court chief justice - A Harvard educated lawyer turned sports columnist - A maintenance man with a degree in aerospace engineering - An astronaut who was originally told she was not tall enough to be a stewardess - A strip club manager - A first responder to the 9/11 attacks. --- Each persons story is unique, yet the advice they live and give can be applied to the questions we all ask ourselves. Join a new American voice, Andrew Harrison, on a journey to live with purpose and passion - the new American Dream. 'In the spirit of Jack Kerouac and Studs Terkel, Harrison hopped into his car to search for himself through the stories of others.' - WCPN, Cleveland NPR affiliate. 'Andrew has the answer he set out for...' - Charlotte Observer

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Andrew Harrison entered the public eye after doing what many people wish they could do: He quit his job to travel the country in search of life s meaning. His story is unique because to go On the Road, Harrison gave up a lifestyle of six-figures while working less than 40 hours per week. What started out as a journey to find his purpose has evolved into the career of his dreams: Getting to know people who love what they are doing, learning how they got there, and then sharing their stories with those who cannot take to the highways. -- Harrisons journey now spans over 75,000 miles and 145 interviews. His story and those of his diverse interview subjects have been featured on the front page of newspapers, on television newscasts, in magazines, and on radio stations across the country. Because of the media exposure; colleges, businesses, churches, and communities have asked Harrison to speak about what he has experienced and learned on the road. -- Love Your 84,000 Hours at Work is Andrew Harrisons first book. He is an author, speaker, consultant, adjunct professor and continual Seeker.

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