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Don't Quit Your Day Job: Finding Purpose in Your Career

  • General Assembly 1520 2nd Street Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)

$30 | RSVP Here

About This Workshop

The perceived freedom, fame, and fortune that appears to come from being an entrepreneur are what draw many Millennials into taking the leap of faith to leave their 9-5 and go out on their own. We've been told that if we follow our passions, they'll lead us to a fulfilling and happy career. The unfortunate truth is, most entrepreneurs end up remaining "wantrepreneurs", losing valuable time and money to the pursuit during some of the most crucial years of their careers.

What most people want can often be achieved through looking at their career in a new light, rather than taking on the risk and instability of being their own boss. This highly-interactive workshop will help you identify a path to professional happiness through connecting your natural strengths, passions/interests, and core motivators to the right role, industry, and company culture for you.

You may still want to strike out on your own after, in which case I say "go kick ass!" Or, you may realize that what you've been seeking is already right in front of you. Either way you'll know yourself a little better by the end of it, and that's never a bad thing.


  • Understand why Millennials feel so restless in traditional jobs – what’s causing the discontent and how do we fix it?

  • Learn how to align your key strengths to a role that you were born to do

  • Dive into your passions and interests to let them guide you to an industry you care about

  • Discover what truly motivates you, and understand how to use that knowledge to identify a company work culture that makes sense for you

  • See how by putting all of the above steps together, you can develop a plan to get the most out of your career path without having to carry the weight of being your own boss (at least not yet!)

Prereqs & Preparation

This will be a highly-interactive workshop, so be ready to ask yourself the tough questions in order to get the most out of it.