Live Stream with Laurie Ruettimann in conversation with Mary Faulkner - Betting on You

Take a deep look at your life and your career; A Business Book Talk

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Tattered Cover welcomes author Laurie Ruettimann on Thursday February 4th at 5pm MT to discuss her new book, Betting on You, which can be purchased below. She will be in conversation with Mary Faulkner.

Betting on You: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career by Laurie Ruettimann - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR COPY

Chances are you've spent the past few months cooped up inside, buried under a relentless news cycle and work that never seems to switch off. Millions of us worldwide are overworked, exhausted, and trying our hardest—yet not getting the recognition we deserve. It’s time for a fix.

Top career coach and HR consultant Laurie Ruettimann knows firsthand that work can get a hell of a lot better. A decade ago, Ruettimann was uninspired, blaming others and herself for the unhappiness she felt. Until she had an epiphany: if she wanted a fulfilling existence, she couldn’t sit around and wait for change. She had to be her own leader. She had to truly take ahold of life—the good, the bad, and the downright ugly—in order to transform her future.

Today, as businesses prioritize their bottom line over employee satisfaction and workers become increasingly isolated, the need to safeguard your well-being is crucial. And though this sounds intimidating, it’s easier to do than you think. Through tactical advice on how to approach work in a smart and healthy manner, which includes knowing when to sign off for the day, doubling down on our capacity to learn, fixing those finances, and beating impostor syndrome once and for all, Ruettimann lays out the framework necessary to champion your interests and create a life you actually enjoy.

Packed with advice and stories of others who regained control of their lives, Betting on You is a game-changing must-read for how to radically improve your day-to-day, working more effectively and enthusiastically starting now.

Laurie Ruettimann is a former human resources leader turned writer, entrepreneur, and speaker. CNN recognized her as one of the top five career advisors in the United States, and her work has been featured on NPR, the New Yorker, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and Vox. She frequently delivers keynote speeches at business and management events around the world and hosts the popular podcast Punk Rock HR. She lives with her husband and cats in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mary Faulkner is a talent strategist and business leader with more than 15 years experience in helping organizations achieve their goals. Mary landed in HR by way of learning and development, with extensive experience in leadership and organizational development, strategic planning, coaching, key talent planning, talent acquisition, performance management, business partnering, HRIS, process and policy creation, Total Rewards, and instructional design. Mary is a principal with IA-HR, a consulting firm that helps guide organizations through business transformation. In addition to her work within companies, Mary authors a leadership development blog ( to continue the dialogue around the challenges of leadership – both being a leader AND being led. Mary is a regular contributor to HRExaminer.comand, and has also written for other publications. Mary is the co-chair of the Denver chapter of DisruptHR - a new way to network and think about people and work; and the co-chair of HROS - an open source approach to human resources.


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Event date: 
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 5:00pm
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Betting on You: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250269805
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 12th, 2021