What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World

What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World

Tina Seelig


Major existence transitions reminiscent of leaving the secure atmosphere of faculty or beginning a brand new profession should be daunting. it really is frightening to stand a wall of selections, realizing that nobody goes to inform us even if we're making the fitting selection. there is not any sincerely delineated direction or recipe for achievement. Even knowing how and the place to begin could be a problem. that's, till now.

As government director of the Stanford know-how Ventures software, Tina Seelig courses her scholars as they make the tricky transition from the educational surroundings to the pro international, supplying tangible abilities and insights that would final an entire life. Seelig is an entrepreneur, neuroscientist, and renowned instructor, and in What I want I Knew while i used to be 20 she stocks with us what she deals her students—provocative tales, inspiring suggestion, and a major dose of humility and humor.

These pages are packed with attention-grabbing examples, from the school room to the boardroom, of people defying expectancies, tough assumptions, and attaining notable luck. Seelig throws out the outdated principles and offers a brand new version for achieving our optimum capability. we find tips on how to have a fit forget for the very unlikely, how one can get over failure, and the way so much difficulties are outstanding possibilities in disguise.

What I want I Knew while i used to be 20 is a much-needed publication for everybody seeking to make their mark at the world.

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