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Dec 20, 2022

Aliza Knox visits Google to discuss her book "Don't Quit Your Day Job: The 6 Mindshifts You Need to Rise and Thrive at Work." The book presents six empowering, essential mindshifts necessary to rise and thrive in your career – and to love your life at the same time.

Driven by Aliza’s four decades working in and leading some of the world’s most celebrated firms, and featuring candid accounts of other people’s successes and missteps in industries such as global tech and consumer goods, this book is an essential guide to integrating your professional and personal goals to build a fulfilling, complete life. "Don’t Quit Your Day Job" provides a global outlook that reveals how to excel in today’s hybrid, often dispersed world of work. Whether you’re just starting your first job or you’re ready to rise to the C-suite, it will help you advance and flourish in the workplace.

Aliza Knox built and led Asia-Pacific businesses for three of the world's top technology firms—Google, Twitter and Cloudflare. Named 2020 APAC IT Woman of The Year, she spent decades as a global finance and consulting executive, and is currently a non-executive board director and a senior advisor for Boston Consulting Group. Aliza now shares her passion and lessons learned with the next generation of business leaders, guiding companies across new frontiers while building and maintaining strong connections between teams around the world.

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