Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness

Living your life like a startup is about maximizing flexibility and measuring ongoing results, not avoiding failure or reaching one particular end goal. It’s about embracing defeat, analyzing it, and failing up. Using the Startup Your Life principles, you actively create the life you want, regardless of the stage you’re in or the hurdles you face. It’s not about “happiness someday,” but now. This approach is not just a bunch of philosophical fluff— rather, it offers realistic, actionable strategies that allow you to implement and live each of the lessons from day one. Personal fulfillment is created, not inherited or earned. And outside forces feel a lot less overwhelming when tackled systematically, with a little guidance.

Join AWNY for this presentation where Anna Akbari, PhD demonstrates how to reach personal fulfillment in all areas of life by using the same strategies that power Silicon Valley’s greatest startups. Let her help you game the system as you hustle and hack your way to happiness.

Event details:

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time: 6pm arrival for a 6:30pm start
Location: WeWork Times Square, 1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10034
Tickets: $25 for members | $35 for non-members
(Price includes a copy of Anna’s book)
RSVP for the event here

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ANNA AKBARI, PHD is a sociologist, writer, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Sociology of Style and a partner in HVCK innovation consultancy. She holds a PhD in sociology and has taught at NYU and Parsons. She is a frequent public speaker, contributor, and media personality on CNN, The Atlantic, The Financial Times, New York Observer, New York Daily News, DailyWorth, Above the Law, and The Huffington Post.

“You can be the startup CEO of your own life, and Anna Akbari teaches you how in this indispensable guide. Her personal tales and time-tested advice inspire and motivate – it’s the extra push you need for living your best life.”
—Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of LearnVest and New York Times bestselling author of Financially Fearless

“If you’re looking for a reset – professional or personal – Anna Akbari is the guru for you. Embracing the revise-as-you-go ethos of the tech world, she’ll help you find the right fit, even if it means a misfire or two first. Even better, you’ll enjoy the ride.”
—Amanda Steinberg, founder of DailyWorth