Publication Date: 20/04/2023 ISBN: 9781529146349 Category:

The Portfolio Life

Christina Wallace

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publication Date: 20/04/2023 ISBN: 9781529146349 Category:
Paperback / Softback




‘A guide to leading a balanced life.’ ADAM GRANT

Gone are the days of a one-path career: embrace all that makes you YOU and build a multifaceted life that celebrates all your skills and interests.

In The Portfolio Life, millennial, Harvard Business School professor and serial entrepreneur Christina Wallace delivers a model for thriving amidst the constant disruptions of the 21st century. Adapting tried-and-true practices from the business sector, Christina makes Portfolio Living accessible and actionable for all readers through practical tools like her Balanced Scorecard, 100 Wishes Assessment, time optimisation benchmarks, and more.

This book encourages you to embrace the Venn diagram of your life and interests, and make it work for you. Portfolio Living grants you permission to step back from the cult of ambition and define your life beyond just your paid work.

Being multidimensional is a career superpower. This book empowers readers to shape their lives to align with their core values, aptitudes, and interests to future-proof their careers and their home lives. It teaches readers core skills in strategising how to utilise the skills and opportunities available to them, in a way that keeps both their bank balance and minds healthy.

Publisher Review

In a turbulent world, this is a guide to leading a balanced life. Drawing on her background as a serial entrepreneur, Christina Wallace offers actionable advice to help you anticipate - and navigate - disruption. * Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of THINK AGAIN and host of the TED podcast Re:Thinking * The Portfolio Life, a work by the insightful Christina Wallace, offers a refreshing perspective on balancing one's personal and professional pursuits. Through her masterful blend of analysis, storytelling and humor, Wallace challenges the traditional notion that work and life must be kept separate and provides a new model for leading a fulfilling life. This book serves as a valuable guide for those seeking to take control of their careers and lives. The Portfolio Life is a powerful tool for navigating the complexities of modern life. * Greg McKeown, New York Times bestselling author of Effortless and Essentialism * Life isn't linear and neither are our careers. The Portfolio Life will help you to figure out how to work in a way that works for ALL of you. * Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, co-authors of The Squiggly Career, podcast co-hosts Squiggly Careers and co-founders Amazing If * Your life is your enterprise. In The Portfolio Life, Christina Wallace masterfully shows you how to treat it as such, pursuing your personal and professional dreams to find happiness and success. * Arthur C. Brooks, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School and New York Times bestselling author * The Portfolio Life is a manual for pursuing a prismatic, polyvalent life. Christina Wallace masterfully illustrates that you don't have to abandon your creative pursuits to advance professionally, and planning for one's financial future shouldn't be reduced to just drinking fewer lattes. The Portfolio Life is an urgent, insurgent guide that empowers readers to live their lives - and manifest their careers - on their own extraordinary terms. * Sydney Skybetter, Dean at Brown University *

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