About The Book
Over 66% of Americans hate their jobs. They despise their bosses, bemoan their working conditions and feel like they’re not making a difference in the world. On top of this, they’re frustrated by a dream that’s never been realized. But they’re afraid to take risks, worried about paying the bills and don’t know where to begin.
Introducing a new book from Ben Arment that shows the way.
Dream Year was written to help you make the leap from a job you hate to a life you love. You'll not only rediscover a life-long dream that got lost along the way, but also learn the process to make it a reality. By combining practical lessons, proven principles and true stories, Dream Year will help you reclaim your passion and find a way to make it your livelihood.
Let the adventure begin.
The employee mind-set is disappearing like the factories where it was born. We'll all expire if we wait for some force outside ourselves—business or government—to bring us jobs or teach us who we are or how we ought to live. Ben Arment's Dream Year is a powerful launching pad for that mental re-boot. Start here.
Author of The War of Art and The Legend of Bagger Vance
Ideas alone aren’t sufficient; it’s what you do with them that counts. If you have a brilliant idea but aren’t sure where to begin, Dream Year will show you step-by-step how to make it reality.
Author of Die Empty
Ben's concept of frustration's unexpected role in our passions was absolutely brilliant. I literally clapped out loud when I read that section. Best part? That was only chapter one. Everything else that followed was just as awesome, which is not surprising given that Ben spent years honing these ideas with real people who have real dreams. People like you and it turns out, people like me too.
New York Times Bestselling author of Start, Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, Do Work That Matters
Daring to Dream
Defining the Dream
Your Idea Model
Your Financial Model
Executing the Dream
The Big Ask
Branding the Dream
Building a Platform
Marketing the Dream
Growing the Business
Sustaining the Dream
Ben Arment, 2013 Conference Presentation
Invite Ben Arment to speak about the principles of Dream Year at your organization or event. Options range from a keynote on topics in the book to a longer-form experience that covers the whole process. Ben also leads STORY, one of the premiere creative events in the country. He is passionate about helping creators, dreamers, and entrepreneurs unlock their greatest potential.
Join Ben Arment for a "Dream Year Pitch Night" in a city near you this summer. You'll get a copy of the book, meet a community of dreamers in your city, and hear Ben talk about the principles of Dream Year. Also, you'll have the chance to be one of 10 attendees to "pitch" your dream using 20 slides timed to advance every 20 seconds. After you register for the event, you'll get an email that explains how you can participate.
One Day Event
Join Ben Arment for a one day Dream Year event on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 in Nashville, TN. You'll learn the foundational principles of the book, get practical instruction from concept to launch, and collaborate with other participants. Whether you need clarity on your dream or next steps beyond the book, this event will give you practical insights to help bring your dream to life. Seating is limited.