9 Books About Reinvention To Read Before You Make A Career Change

If you were anything like me as a kid, you probably envisioned yourself choosing a career path in college and sticking to that plan — for your whole, entire life. If you are anything like me as an adult, you probably realize how ridiculous that sounds. The reality of being a working professional today is that your career is bound to change. While our parents' and grandparents' generations could expect to work for one company their entire lives, it's a whole different story for Millennials. Many will likely move between multiple jobs and professions and side-hustles throughout their lives — sometimes, they will probably juggle more than one job at the same time.

So, if you're thinking about making a major change to your career, you're not alone. But making a big change sure can be super scary. When you're making this kind of decision, it can really feel like you're jumping out of the frying pan into the unknowable void, and you'll want to be both informed and motivated about the process ahead.

You'll definitely want some good books to guide you through this process. Here are nine books that will give you some important information and perspective as you venture forth on this exciting change: