Publisher's Summary

When anyone can start a business (when everyone is running their career like a business), it begs a question. This is your one chance at life, you can have anything you want, what is worth doing?
Most people don't know why they're doing what they're doing. They imitate others, go with the flow, and follow paths without making their own.
They spend decades in pursuit of something that someone convinced them they should want, without realizing that it won't make them happy.
Anything You Want is a manifesto about living life, appreciating enough, and doing what matters. It's most of what fabled entrepreneur Derek Sivers learned in ten years of starting and growing a small business, compacted into something you can listen to in an hour and a half. A life worth living starts with knowing your personal philosophy of what makes you happy and what's worth doing.
©2011 Derek Sivers (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
Show More Show Less

Regular price: $15.36

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – love a book or swap it for free
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $16.45/month
Select or add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $15.36

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By alison harley on 18-12-2015

quick and direct loved it!

This is a great book to listen to over and over to reinforce the things you are learning and you are doing.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Max on 04-06-2018

Worth listening to just for Sivers' voice alone

A story about how Derek Sivers accidentally built a business that ended up becoming one of the most profitable in the music industry. Also, the book contains short personal development essays every second chapter. Apart from the soothing sound of Derek Sivers' voice, these were my favourite parts of the book

Worth reading if you're a business person or wanting to get into the world of business

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Richard Mattson on 03-07-2011

Short and poignant

Authentic, straight shooting look at one guys success story. He makes a point of prefacing his life and business experience with "here's what worked for me". The message I pulled from the book is, there probably is no magic bullet that if followed will make you successful. It's probably a good idea NOT to search for someone else's success and duplicate it, but rather create your own story keeping in mind that it is about your passion and desire to create something....not built around the desire to be wealthy. That part will come, after you follow your dream. His candid look at how he failed as well as how he succeeded made the story realistic and believable. I enjoyed his narration and didn't stop listening until the end.

Read More Hide me

26 of 28 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Dominic on 28-08-2011

Outstanding!

One of the best audiobooks I've listened to. Significant value in wisdom per minute.

Read More Hide me

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
4 out of 5 stars
By Elephant908 on 08-09-2011

Good for the stories and fun all round

Derek is an interesting guy, have always been a fan of his blogs etc. He writes some excellent stuff about the music industry, probably some of the best stuff around.

This book is a collection of different articles and blog postings with some hilarious moments and great story telling.

If you're a young but creative business person, I say yay, but nay if you're more creative than business, because this book is aimed towards new, radical, original type business minded people.

He breaks down what business is:

For an idea to be good it has to be useful.

And this book is pretty useful, so yes, I recommend it to anyone associated with business particularly the programming, new internet based businesses, music industry types and record label people.

Read More Hide me

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Paul on 03-11-2011

Enjoyable from start to finish

I've listened to numerous business audiobooks and rate this as one of my favourites. Derek really spills the beans on his entrepreneurial experiences, his business ideals and ethics are missing in many modern companies and what a shame that is.

Read More Hide me

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews