6 Practical Books to Read Before a Career Change

1 // DO OVER: Make Today the First Day of Your New Career by Jon Acuff

2 // DARE TO DECIDE: Discovering Peace, Clarity and Courage at Life’s Crossroads by Emily Grabatin (yours truly)

3 // 48 DAYS TO THE WORK YOU LOVE by Dan Miller

4 // PROJECT CAREER QUEST: Navigating the Journey to New Opportunities Waiting by Kerry Ahrend

  • preparing for the emotional management and mindset for the full journey
  • getting to know yourself and what’s best for you so you can make informed, wise employment decisions
  • communicating what you need from others in this employment so you have the support you need
  • how to market yourself to influencers, recruiters, and hiring managers — and on social media
  • exploring what could be possible for you, and discovering your passion and purpose
  • creating an effective, accomplishment-based resume that gets noticed
  • navigating the interviews confidently

5 // WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? 2020: A Practical Manual For Job-hunters And Career-changers by Richard Nelson Bolles

6 // DAY JOB TO DREAM JOB by Kary Oberbrunner



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Emily Grabatin

Emily Grabatin


I insure hope into God-dreams. I‘m a mom, purpose coach and author of Dare to Decide: Discovering Peace, Clarity and Courage at Life’s Crossroads.