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Nancy Anderson is a nationally acclaimed career and life consultant based in the Sacramento/San Francisco Bay Area. She is also the author of the best selling career guide, Work with Passion, How To Do What You Love For a Living (New World Library, 1984, 20th anniversary edition, 2004) and Work with Passion in Midlife and Beyond: Reach Your Full Potential and Make the Money You Need (2010). She was a Regents Scholar at the University of California, Riverside where she graduated magna cum laude with an interdisciplinary degree in English and Political Science. During these years. Nancy wrote award winning features and editorials for various magazines and newspapers.

Following graduation, Nancy co-founded two career consulting firms in San Francisco with her psychologist business partner, who trained her in psychometric and behavioral analysis, including Jungian and cognitive theory methods. Five years later, she established her own practice and wrote her ground-breaking book, Work with Passion.

In the years following publication, Nancy continued to refine the process that helps her clients find the right niche in work. The first step is to de-clutter the life, the next step is to write an autobiography that begins with grandparents and parents and ends in the present day. As you write, you see the choices you made that did not work, and choices that worked.  These decisions hold the key to the passion, since they eveal when you were true to yourself. The remaining chapters in both books show the steps to finding the job, business or creative project that makes the best use of your strengths, values and temperament.
Nancy's clientele includes people of all ages and from all walks of life around the country: entrepreneurs, executives, therapists, coaches, teachers, ministers, attorneys, and technical and sales professionals. Her peers refer to her as an icon in the profession.