Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers in an Era of Independence

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New Society Publishers, Nov 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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The career-life guide for people who care about their communities and the planet.

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The Work to be Done
Organizing the Infinite Fields of Opportunity
Work that Protects and Restores the Environment
Work that Protects and Restores Our Communities
Catalytic Occupations
The Ten Step Program for Principled Career Development
Identify the Essence of Your Work in the World
Commit Yourself to Doing Your Work in Some Form Whether or Not Anyone Is Paying You for It Right Now
Plan and Organize Your Campaign
Plan and Prepare to Work with the Unknown
Cocreate the Workplace You Want
A Note to Career Counselors Gatekeepers of a Positive Future
Making a Living and a Difference Internationally

Wake Up
Stabilize Your Life
Create a Vibrant Support System
Understand the Landscape
Understand Yourself
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Melissa Everett has worked in sustainable development for twelve years as a counselor and coach, educator, trainer, organizational consultant, author, fundraiser and CEO. The Executive Director of Sustainable Hudson Valley, she also teaches at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She received her Ph.D. in 2006 from Erasmus University's Centre for Environmental Management and Sustainable Development in the Netherlands.

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