The Dream Share Project, a documentary and career workshop created by Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin, has inspired thousands of college students across the U.S. In Build Your Dreams, Chip and Alexis transform their program into the ultimate career guide for a generation of rebels” seeking passionate work. Through essays, anecdotes, exercises, tasks, and illustrations, Build Your Dreams offers a unique 5-stage framework (using the acronym DREAM) for 20-somethings to make a living doing what they love:
Discovery: This stage helps the reader unearth their passions and explores eight ways to test-drive a dream.
Research: Teaches how to break a big vision down into actionable and measurable mini-goals.
Embark: Offers guidance on financing a dream by providing Millennial-friendly expense-slashing techniques, easy-to-use budgeting templates, and fund-raising strategies..
Adapt: Utilizing anecdotes and exercises, this stage helps the reader surmount potential pitfalls on the path to their dream.
Maintain: Focuses on teaching the reader how to make their dream profitable.
Interactive, achievable, and enlightening, Build Your Dreams is the ultimate career guide for 80 million young people born between 1982 and 2001 who are poised to transform their passions into a fulfilling career and lifestyle.