|s people look for fulfillment in their work and lives, many are turning to second vocations to realize their passions. Doctors and scientists are plunging into e-health and biotech start-ups. Disaffected dot-comers are looking to reboot themselves in less harried environs. Ambitious attorneys, intent on becoming the next John Grisham or Scott Turow, are sending manuscripts to agents and publishers. Sometimes these "hobbies" turn into parallel or second careers.
DOUBLE LIVES: Crafting Your Life
During the interviews, Heenan identified twenty key themes to a successful second life. These 20 Keys, explored in the profiles, are elaborated in the final chapter and include: Listen to Your Heart, Define Success In Your Own Terms, Deliver Daily, Never Stop Learning, Build a Brain Trust and Start Now. Heenan writes, "Don't let procrastination, excuses, or regrets steal your dreams." To order a copy of the book, click here.
Also by David Heenan
Co-Leaders: The Power of Great Partnerships (with Warren Bennis) (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999).
The New Corporate Frontier: The Big Move to Smalltown USA, (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991).
The Re-United States of America, (Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1983).
Multinational Organization Development (with Howard V. Perlmutter), (Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1979).
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