You're Going to Survive (Paperback)

True Stories about Adversity, Rejection, Defeat, Terrible Bosses, Online Trolls, 1-Star Yelp Reviews, and Other Soul-C

By Alexandra Franzen

Mango, 9781633536791, 306pp.

Publication Date: December 15, 2017

List Price: 18.95*
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Description

#1 Amazon New ReleaseHow to survive adversity, criticism, rejection and defeat

Life involves adversity: No matter what kind of career you've chosen, you're going to deal with discouragement, frustration, and situations that are, shall we say, "less than ideal." It could be a hysterical client who's demanding a refund. Or a book that gets rejected...48 times and counting. Or a job interview that goes nowhere. Or watching your best friend get the exciting promotion that you wanted. Or a vicious one-star review that rattles your self-esteem and makes you question your talent, your identity, everything. When that moment arrives, open this book.

Defeat and getting through it: Inside, you'll find inspiring true stories from all kinds of people--from authors, chefs, lawyers, website designers, and Broadway performers to personal stylists, jazz musicians, business consultants, non-profit fundraisers, and more--each describing one of the worst moments in their entire career, and how they got through it.

How to stay motivated and never give up: Each chapter is filled with honesty, humor, and heartfelt encouragement to help you stay motivated, keep marching, and never give up―even when things feel incredibly tough. No matter what's going on in your career right now, this isn't the end of your story. You're going to survive.



About the Author

ALEXANDRA FRANZEN is a writer, consultant, and entrepreneur based in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has been featured in places like Time, Forbes, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, and Lifehacker, and she's been mentioned in places like You're The Boss! The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, and Inc. She writes about creativity, productivity, communication, goal-setting, and how to deal with adversity in your life and career-negative reviews, projects that don't pan out, all kinds of painful moments that can rattle your self-esteem-and how to keep marching forward, no matter what. Alexandra's latest book, YOU'RE GOING TO SURVIVE, is a collection of true stories from people who've endured soul-crushing moments in their careers-failure, rejection, disappointment, public humiliation-and how they got through it, and how you will too. You can find all of Alexandra's current projects at: AlexandraFranzen.com.