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The Burleson Box Podcast
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Dustin S. Burleson, DDS, MBA

Episode 35: Christina Wallace on The Portfolio Life

Episode 35: Christina Wallace on The Portfolio Life

11/8/2023 9:46:34 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 41

Pouring yourself into a single full-time job is the riskiest move you can make. Your parents’ advice to focus on one career path? It doesn’t work anymore, for reasons ranging from recessions to student loan debt, the gig economy, climate disasters, and a global pandemic (to name a few).

We need a dramatically different relationship with work, one that allows us to define ourselves beyond our paid labor. The answer? A Portfolio Life. An anti-hustle, pro-rest approach to work-life balance, a Portfolio Life is built on three tenets.

1. You are more than any one role or opportunity.

2. Diversification will help you navigate change and mitigate uncertainty.

3. When (not if) your needs change, you can and should rebalance.

In The Portfolio Life, Harvard professor, serial entrepreneur, and self-described "human Venn diagram" Christina Wallace adapts tried-and-true practices from entrepreneurs, creatives, and successful freelancers to help you eschew the cult of ambition and experience the freedom of building the flexible, fulfilling, and sustainable life you want.

Whether you’re sick of being told your worth is inextricably tied to your work, or that setting boundaries and protecting your personal life means you aren’t “all in,” this book will walk you step-by-step through the process of designing a strategy for the long haul. Because you deserve rest, relationships, and a rewarding career — not someday, but today. After all, you only live once.


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