PRAISE FOR BEST JOB EVER!
"There is no one like Dr. Bray [he] has the uncanny ability to inspire, encourage, scold, and coach you. If you are looking for career help, Dr Bray is the guide you want on that journey!"
Justin F., Oklahoma
"Dr. Bray has a remarkably straightforward and effective coaching and teaching style. His positivity and art of communicating have helped me become a better individual both in and away from the workplace."
John L., Texas
"It′s not often that you find someone as fun and inspiring to work with as Dr. Bray. Working with him helped me to be confident in who I am, what I bring to the table, and what I want in my future career. He helped prepare me to take the next step in my career! "
Melanie B., North Carolina
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Jess W., Nevada
Introduction: My Story and Why You Need This Book xiii
Chapter 1 You Don t Have to Wait for Your Dream Career to Be Happy 1
Chapter 2 Eighty–Seven Percent of Employees Don t Like Their Jobs: Here Are the Top Five Reasons Why and What to Do About It 11
Chapter 3 Why You Haven t Changed Anything: Career Fear 23
Chapter 4 What If I Don t Know What to Do? 37
Chapter 5 Career Excuses: All the Reasons You Don t Have Your Best Job Ever! 47
Chapter 6 Career Boredom 53
Chapter 7 Redefine Rich 65
Chapter 8 Why You Are NOT Stuck in Your Career: The Power of Change 77
Chapter 9 What Career and Life Do You Want and Why? 85
Chapter 10 You Can Follow Your Passion Without Quitting Your Job 101
Chapter 11 Career Plan Step #1: What Is Your Job? 113
Chapter 12 Career Plan Step #2: Discover Your Strengths 119
Chapter 13 Career Plan Step #3: What Makes You Awesome at Work? 127
Chapter 14 Career Plan Step #4: One–, Three–, and Five–Year Plan 133
Chapter 15 Career Plan Step #5: The Big Why? 143
Chapter 16 Career Plan Step #6: Your Community 149
Chapter 17 Career Plan Step #7: Identify Both Personal and Professional Barriers to Your Success 159
Chapter 18 Career Plan Step #8: Achieving Your Career Plan: The Power of Work 169
Chapter 19 Career Plan Step #9: Return on Investment 177
Chapter 20 Career Change: Try Before You Buy 183
Chapter 21 Money, Finances, and Your Career Change 193
Chapter 22 When Everything Goes Wrong 201
Chapter 23 Start Doing: Take Focused, Smart Actions 211