Episode #050: Pamela Slim, Author, Body of Work

Pamela SlimWhether you desire to one day strike out on  your own, or create more diverse work options in your present job, Pamela Slim’s recently released book Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together, is for you.

The reality is, these days, it’s getting harder and harder to have a stable career in any field. More and more of us are blending big-company jobs, start-up gigs, freelance work, and volunteer side projects. In an attempt to expand our knowledge, capabilities, and experience, we’ve built a career that’s difficult to explain. How do we make sense of it? Well, that’s where Pamela comes in.

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In Body of Work, Pamela gives us the tools to have meaningful careers in what she calls this “new world of work.” She shows how to find the connections among diverse accomplishments, sell your story, and continually reinvent and relaunch your brand.

In today’s episode, Pamela will share how to:

  • Define your body of work and specific steps you can take to begin building yours
  • She’ll explain what she means by “naming your ingredients” and going beyond describing yourself by your job title or the name of your degree
  • She’ll lay out her simple but effective “Loathing Scale” and how it can help you determine whether it might be time to branch out on your own
  • And a lot more.

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Books Authored by Pamela

You can order your copy of Body of Work right now.

Pamela is also the author of Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur.

Books Pamela Recommends

One of Pamela’s favorite books is If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland.

Pamela is also fond of Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott.

BONUS: The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz.

Pamela Slim Resources

Find all you need to know about Pamela by visiting her website.

Check out this page to learn more about her new book.

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