Early on in The Start-up of You, Reid Hoffman takes on the sacred cow of career advice books, making it clear that the time worn exhortations of What Color is Your Parachute? won’t fly in this economy.

“That’s the wrong question,” Hoffman, the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn writes (with the help of coauthor Ben Casnocha). “What you should be asking yourself is whether your parachute can keep you aloft in changing conditions.”

Full story at Mashable

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