How to find sustainable work you love can be difficult. Not all of humanity can develop the skills to build solar panels, save endangered species or do complicated operations to save lives. Not all of us are able to write or paint or communicate, the way that so many talented creatives out there do. But we can all do sustainable work, in some small way to help. From being a bicycle delivery workers to caring for someone to helping to set up a local organic veg box scheme. What ideas can you come up? Also see how to start a social enterprise.
Books to Find Sustainable Work
- Believe in Yourself and Do What You Love offers 50 bite-sized tips by a life coach to lovingly gently guide you through a series of simple yet impactful steps to know your life’s purpose and achieve it.
- Your Leadership Moment is for anyone who is in a position to lead, but does not want to be authoritarian. This unconventional approach can create meaningful change to solve problems and inspire others to help you. Welcome to Adaptive Leadership.
- Lifeboat: Navigating Unexpected Career Change uses the stories of the survivors of the Titanic as a metaphor for professionals today, facing uncertainty. They are swimming in waters that are jarred by sudden waves of downsizing, management shakeups, company mergers, dried-up funding, scandals – and maybe a shark or two. The lessons of survivors offer lessons for a transformative workplace approach that recognises ‘every man for himself’ does not work long-term. The book includes questions to articular priorities, assess group energy and identify the best environment for you.
- Secrets to a Successful Startup has tips on effective management, cash flow and adapting to the changing needs of customers. For present owners or new businesses, learn the secrets of developing systems, marketing, funding and hiring. Includes true stories for proven methods of leaving long commutes and tedious jobs, to using technology and reinventing yourself to benefit you and others.