Alumna Britt Andreatta has released her latest book, Wired to Become: The Brain Science of Finding Your Purpose, Creating Meaningful Work, and Achieving Your Potential (7th Mind Publishing, 2023). The book aims to help individuals, leaders, and executives discover their purpose using the latest scientific findings. In today's world, people are searching for purpose more than ever. Wired to Become meets this need by exploring the science behind becoming our best selves and why purpose and meaningful work are crucial for physical and emotional health. Whether you are an individual, leader, or executive, this book has something for everyone.
Wired to Become examines the pandemic's cultural and personal impact and crafts a new understanding of why society is forever changed and how to benefit. Britt has discovered the tools people can use to explore and clarify their own purpose and professional journey. She also shares strategies for building purpose-driven organizations—the future of work.
“Wired to Become is an incredibly relevant and thorough examination of the need, not just for purpose, but for meaning in today’s world,” says Rick Lozano, author of Acoustic Leadership: Develop a Leadership Culture That Resonates. “Dr. Andreatta's book is filled with insights and strategies to help us further embed purpose into our work and lives and is enlivened by numerous stories from individuals finding—and growing into—their purpose.”
Britt Andreatta (Education, Ph.D., ’98) is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create science-based solutions for today's workplace challenges. Britt is the CEO of Brain Aware Training and former CLO for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning). She is the author of several best-selling books on the brain science of success including Wired to Grow, Wired to Resist, Wired to Connect, and Wired to Become. In 2022, she was named a Top 10 Influencer in Learning, and in 2021, she was a Top 20 Learning Influencer and a Top 20 HR Influencer for Leadership Development. Andreatta has formerly worked at UCSB as a lecturer, Director of First-Year Programs & Leadership Development and Assistant Dean of Students.