The Crossroads of Should and Must, Hardback Book

The Crossroads of Should and Must Hardback


Elle Luna was a highly successful designer for startups.

But a voice inside her urged her to pursue what she felt she must do (create art) instead of what she assumed she should do.

The more she told others about making this change, the more she heard "me, too/" She began giving talks on the topic, and in April 2014 posted a brief manifesto that exploded online-it was tweeted to over 5 million people, had over a quarter million page views, and was cross-posted on Fast Company and Bloomberg, just to name a few.

The Crossroads of Should and Must expands this passionately personal yet universal message in a book that is a pep talk, a permission slip, and an absolute a must-read for anyone who feels they've been choosing Should or Ought To more often than Must and Have To.

It's a compass to reorient you along your journey, providing inspiration from others (from Moses to Van Gogh to John Grisham) who have walked this pathless path throughout time.

With a gripping four-part structure (The Crossroads, The Reality of Should, The Pathless Path, and the Return) inspired by the work of Joseph Campbell, this is a book with a timeless message told in the most timely and intimate terms.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176 pages, 4 colour illustrations throughout
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing
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  • Category: Advice on careers & achieving success
  • ISBN: 9780761184881

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