WEconomy : A Bite-sized Book Review

Do you think you can be passionate and filled with purpose at work? ⁣

Or is that a childish dream for the 𝘶𝘯𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤 among us?⁣

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Why? And when did they change?

This book drew me in for many reasons, including the fact that the authors are donating 100% of the profits to charity. Talk about practicing what they’re preaching! I hope you enjoy this quick review for WEconomy.

This is your blueprint for living by your personal values, achieving career success l, and changing the world.


Full title

WEconomy – You can find meaning, make a living, and change the world.

Author tidbit

This book was written by 3 academic philanthropists with incredible accomplishments under their belts.

For starters, Craig Kielburger is a Canadian New York Times bestselling author who wrote 12 books, has 15 honorary doctorates and his charity, WE Charity lifted over 1 million people from poverty. (I met him by the way! It was awesome!)

Dr. Holly Branson is a medical doctor that has combined her passion for people and founded her charity, Big Change.

Marc Kielburger is the co-founder of the ME to WE social enterprise, engaging millions of customers to drive social change. He’s also a syndicated columnist, a Canadian, and Craig’s brother.

Who’s it written for?

It’s a book full of practical ideas of ways in which you can align your personal values with tremendous career success while improving the world.

What it’s about?

WEconomy shows us, in surprising and engaging stories, how the will to succeed in any career can also be a calling to contribute to the betterment of society. It’s essentially a playbook for those seeking a successful career-life that is full of purpose.

3 Takeaways

1. You can find a cause that drives you and your career goals to new heights.

2. If the job doesn’t exist, you can create one that you love and still be celebrated by your peers and industry.

3. When you inspire people and have a cause, your success is guaranteed.

1 Pro?

The book is Very practical and filled with visuals like and colors well-written magazine. I can’t believe how many examples this book has of people successfully running purpose-filled businesses that stand for something, support a cause proudly and loudly and is also quite profitable. Money doesn’t have to come from the “dog-eat-dog” mentality.

1 Con?

When I read books I greatly appreciate the way in which it’s written. The nuances of an authors style is most definitely something I notice. Books like these with several authors always lack the consistency I crave in regards to “how” it’s written. The messages and themes flow very well though.

Final verdict?

Read it. It’s worth the read! Especially if you are looking to have your faith in humanity restored. Hearing about how many companies are actively working to improve the world fills me with optimism and hope for the future. Purpose-led businesses are successful ones.

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