Is your career all it could be?
Henry David Thoreau famously said, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” Does this describe your current work situation?
Whether you're just starting out, looking for a change, or experiencing unwanted change, there's a way forward. Love Your Work is about pivoting step-by-step to a more satisfying career. It will help you:
Maybe the new economy feels daunting to you. Maybe you're not sure how to break out of your industry. Maybe you're struggling to move up in rank. Wherever you are, if you don't find your work meaningful and engaging, it's time for a change, and Love Your Work will prepare you to make it.
Robert Dickie III is a career advisor and CEO passionate about helping people find their best work. And it shows. He offers motivating stories, insights into today's market, and dozens of resources for growing in your career. By the end of Love Your Work, you won't just be equipped for the next move, you'll be inspired for it. You'll see work differently, and you'll want to pursue it like you never have before.
Do you want to be prepared for your future? Then read this book. The workforce has been through a radical change in the past three decades, and every person working today will benefit from the wisdom and insight given between these covers.
Director Career Center, Liberty University
Robert Dickie's newest book, Love Your Work, outlines the path and the plans to help you escape the emotional and financial drain of a job that doesn't meet your needs or motivate you to achieve your God given potential. Get it. Read it. Pivot to the career you were made for!
CEO, Crown Financial Ministries
As a college professor and student advisor, I am always looking for practical tools that help my students identify and harness their passions, talents, and God-given abilities. I appreciate the “on the ground” approach in this book where Robert uses “Pivot Points” to provide straightforward action steps and experiential learning each step of the way! I will be recommending this book to my students and colleagues.
Barbara A. Herter
Rinker School of Business, Palm Beach Atlantic University
We millennials often need to be reminded not only what to do and how to do it, but why. We need to know our work matters. We come alive at the intersection of skill and meaning, and Love Your Work shows us how to get there. This is an extremely insightful guide to help you use your passion to make an impact on your world.
Allie Beth Stuckey
The Conservative Millennial Blog
A must read for those in career transition or those looking for something more. The practical resources and actionable tools not only help someone pivot to a new life-fulfilling career, but also give real life examples to inspire and to motivate. Invest in yourself with this great resource.
CEO of GiANT Worldwide and bestselling author
There's no denying that life comes at us fast. The same has been the case with the pace at which industries are changing and the nature of work as we've known it has been eroded. Once again, Robert Dickie III has provided us with an invaluable resource to practically navigate those changes. I am confident that many lives will be impacted by the information, wisdom, and tangible resources provided throughout this professional journey in book form. If you're ready for a pivot, there is no time like the present, and this book can serve as your catalyst.
Assistant Director for Career Services, University of Virginia
If you are ready to move from going through the motions to loving your work and living into your faith, your passion, your gifts and skills, then this is the book for you. Within these pages Robert Dickie gives you fresh tools to help you pivot toward a career that both fits you and fits our fast-changing work landscape. Dive in and discover how you can begin to prepare yourself for the kind of position where you can thrive.
First Baptist Church Knoxville
If you have ever got to the point in your career where you have wondered “is this all there is?” or thought “so this is how it ends?”, in his latest book Love Your Work Robert Dickie makes it clear that it doesn't have to be drudgery and boredom in our careers. Robert shows us how to analyze our current career and if we have to make a “pivot” what steps we should take to increase the odds of making it the right one. Really, this book is a step-by-step how to get the most out of our careers for the glory of God.
My friend Robert Dickie has written another exceptional book, which will transform the way you work. Charting a path towards fulfilling employment in a changing economy, Love Your Work will equip you to discover the gift of restorative and redemptive work.
President and CEO of HOPE International and coauthor of 40/40 Vision: Clarifying Your Mission in Midlife
A must read for those in career transition or those looking for something more. Packed with practical resources and actionable tools to help someone pivot to a new fulfilling career, Robert Dickie weaves powerful stories with real-life examples of those who have pivoted to a better career to help those wishing to do the same.
Founder and CEO, Fluxe Digital Marketing