Press for The Quarter-Life Breakthrough

For Media inquiries please contact: 

Keely Platte | Penguin Random House | kplatte@penguinrandomhouse.com


The Washington Post: The career ladder to nowhere [June 12, 2014]

Publishers Weekly: Non-Fiction Book Review: The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [June 27, 2016]

LinkedIn Featured Essay: The 10 truths about finding meaningful work [October 1, 2016]

Quartz: Millennials need to ditch their parents’ outdated career ladders and embrace job-hopping [October 5, 2016]

Time/ Motto: How to Fall in Love With Your Job [October 5, 2016]

Fast Company: 4 Tips To Find Help Millennials Meaningful Work [April 16, 2014]

Fast Company: What Millennial Employees Really Want [June 4, 2015]

Fast Company: The Best Career Advice to Tap Your Creative Potential [February 6, 2015]

Fast Company: I Left Entrepreneurship And Found My Purpose Working For Someone Else [October 18, 2016]

Unmistakable Creative Podcast: Turning a Life That Looks Good on Paper Into One That Is [October 10, 2016]

Business Insider: There are only 2 types of people who go to graduate school [October 26, 2016]

Mind Body Green: This Man Is Redefining Success, Meaning & Purpose For Millennials [Feb 6, 2017]

Levo: How to Find Meaningful Work in the Age of Job-Hopping [Jan 25, 2017]

Forbes: How to Find Direction and Learn Your Professional Purpose [October 10, 2016]

Inc.: Create an Amazing Future With Your Quarter-Life Breakthrough [November 17, 2016]

The Muse: How to Find Meaning in a Job That Feels Meaning-less [November 3, 2016]

Forbes: Hate Your Job? This Simple Tool Illuminates A Path To Career Fulfillment [February 20, 2015]

CNBC: 6 ways to turn your quarter-life crisis around in 2017 [Dec 29, 2016]

CNBC: 4 job tips for recent grads from people who've been there [May 3, 2016]

Vice: Why Your First Job Out of College Always Sucks [June 17, 2016]

Chronicle of Higher Education: What I'm Reading: 'The Quarter-Life Breakthrough' [Jan 22, 2017]

Recruiter: ‘There’s Always a Reason to Be Scared’: Using Fear to Achieve Your ‘Quarter-Life Breakthrough’ [October 5, 2016]

Wesleyan University: Poswolsky '05 Pens The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [Dec 12, 2016]

iPolitics Canada: Young, restless, and unemployed [October 14, 2016]

GOOD Magazine: How to Find Meaningful Work: Start With Asking the Right Questions [April 11, 2014]

Monster: 7 ways to get unstuck when it feels like your job search has stalled [July 25, 2016]

Impostercast Podcast: Meaningful Work [September 15, 2016]

Signature Reads (Penguin Random House): 4 Mistakes Millennials Make in the Job Hunt [October 4, 2016]

Psych Central: 7 Ways Writers Actually Write in Today's World [October 4, 2016]

Bustle: The Single Best Way to Handle Imposter Syndrome at Your First Job [October 7, 2016]

Adulthood Made Easy Podcast (Real Simple Magazine): Breaking Through Your Quarter Life Crisis [October 10, 2016]

The Kathryn Zox Show (VoiceAmerica Radio): Millennial Employment [October 12, 2016]

KBIA (Mid-Missouri NPR affiliate): Three Broke Mice Podcast: Getting Your$self Together [June 26, 2016]

Thought Catalog: 3 Cures For A Quarter-Life Crisis [April 8, 2014]

The Huffington Post: Should You Self-Publish Your First Book? [March 6, 2014]

GOOD Magazine: Quarter-Life Breakthroughs, Not Crises, For the Purpose Generation [July 21, 2013]

USA Today College: '4 cities x 4 months': A recent grad's journey to find her passion [March 31, 2015]

Fast Company:  6 Ways to Smash Your Creative Block and Launch Your Dream Project [co-authored, July 9, 2013]

Chronicle of Higher Education: Working Out the ‘Meaning’ of Meaningful Work [October 30, 2014]

Dagens Industri (Sweden): Sa ska X attrahera Y [March 22, 2016]

Triple Pundit: Not Your Grandparent’s Workplace: What Makes Millennials Tick [October 9, 2014]

World Economic Forum: One Simple Tool to Make Your Work More Meaningful [February 20, 2015]

Book Riot: 100 Must-Read Books About Starting Over [October 4, 2016]

Addicted2Success Podcast with Joel Brown: How To Find Your True Passion and Never Settle [November, 2014]

Addicted2Success: 4 Secrets To Finding Work You Love [June 10, 2015]

Small Business Success Podcast with USA Today’s Steve Strauss: The Self-Employed: Millennial Desperation [June 27, 2014]

Brit & Co.: How to Solve Your Quarter-Life Crisis in a Weekend [November 5, 2015]

Levo: 3 Things You Must Do When Applying for a New Job [January 20, 2016]

Levo: So, You Made a Mistake at Work [November 12, 2015]

Patreon: So You Quit Your Job to Be a Creator... Now What? [December 30, 2015]

Year of Purpose Podcast: How to Show Up For Others In The World [February 3, 2015]

GenY Success Podcast: 4 Steps To Getting Unstuck In Our Careers [June 23, 2015]

Under30CEO: Most Important Lessons From The Quarter-Life Breakthrough [April 8, 2014] 

The Culture-ist: The Quarter-Life Breakthrough: Millennials in Search of Meaningful Work [June 9, 2014]

General Assembly Blog: This Simple Exercise Will Help You Find Meaningful Work [June 27, 2014]

The Bold Italic: CIIS Features Lectures From Hony, Admiral Adama, and More [January 21, 2015]

Thin Difference: Daring Millennial Leader: Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky [May 28, 2014]

SAP Blog: One Simple Tool to Make Your Work More Meaningful [February 19, 2015]

Texas Enterprise: The Rising Entrepreneurial Mindset of Millennials [March 10, 2015]

Collectively: The Key to Breakthrough Innovation [April 10, 2015]

75toGo: Millennials: What Does It Mean to Find “Meaningful Work”? [April, 2014]

Transformation Nation Podcast with Alexi Panos: Finding Meaningful Work with Adam Smiley Poswolsky [April 22, 2014]

Jweekly: Talking with… A new voice for millennials: Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky [December 12, 2013]

Daily Candy: Ten Book Picks from San Francisco Insiders [February 10, 2014]

About.Me: One Millennial's Path to Finding Meaningful Work [June 22, 2015]

BrandIQ: Be Beyoncé, Not Bono: How to Connect With Millennials [April 14, 2015]

The Passion Co.: Passion Award for Writing, Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Author [June 3, 2015]

Passion Stories: Interview with Adam ‘Smiley’ Poswolsky, Writer [March 17, 2014]

Souls of San Francisco Blog [April 7, 2014]

Project Otter: Elements of a quarter-life breakthrough [May 3, 2014]