my reality check bounced
My Reality Check Bounced!
Bestselling Book

The “real world” is not as simple or easy to navigate as many Millennials and Gen Yers were led to believe. In My Reality Check Bounced!, Jason Dorsey, a member of Gen Y himself, gives you the courage, inclusion and proven tactics to cash in on your real-world dreams. You’ll learn secrets to overcoming adversity, landing your dream job, getting promoted and building an unstoppable network of supporters.

The firsthand stories will make you laugh, cry and be inspired. The practical how-to and little-known real-world strategies fill in all those missing steps that you were not taught in school (or on YouTube). The end result: success on your own terms. This bestselling book empowers you to find your path and live the future you deserve now.


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The “real world” is not fair. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find the success, meaning and fulfillment you desire. It simply means that you need a new approach, strategies and motivation designed specifically for this new reality.

In My Reality Check Bounced!, bestselling Millennials author Jason Dorsey reveals proven actions you can take to turn your talent and potential into your most meaningful dreams. This book is not for the faint of heart, but for those who are ready to take action to break free of whatever is holding you back.

In this empowering book, you’ll learn how to:

  • Find the courage to climb out of any real-world rut
  • Create a future picture that gets you off your “buts”
  • Build your all-important tag team
  • Live like you mean it and finally cash in on your reality check

What people are saying…

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My Reality Check Bounced! reveals exactly how to break free of your real-world rut to find your authentic, meaningful path. Jason not only shares this powerful message of self-discovery and determination, he lives it. This book should be required reading.”close quote

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Jack Canfield, Co-creator, Chicken Soup for the Soul series
Author, The Success Principles

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What do you do when your plans don’t pan out? Stop over planning, be willing to respond quickly to the opportunities that emerge, and get a copy of My Reality Check Bounced! Jason Dorsey’s heart shines through, as well as his dedication to helping his generation make the best of what they’ve got.close quote

Po Bronson, Author
What Should I Do with My Life?


My Reality Check Bounced!

The Gen Y Guide to Cashing in Your Real-World Dreams

My Reality Check Bounced! was written to help Generation Y and Millennials navigate the often challenging transition into the real world. Each chapter features powerful stories of Gen Y’ers and Millennials along the path to finding themselves, their dream job, and living with purpose. The book is built around a step-by-step process that has helped thousands of young adults go from frustrated to focused to feeling in control. The Reality Check Challenges in the book help the reader prove to themselves that they have the power to determine their attitude and future. Highlights within the book include chapters on letting go of excuses, facing fears, building a great network, and harnessing the courage to pursue your most meaningful dreams.

My Reality Check Bounced! Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Stand up for your life
  • Chapter 2: Break free
  • Chapter 3: Light your fire
  • Chapter 4: Unleash opportunity
  • Chapter 5: Can you hear me now?
  • Chapter 6: Secrets to building your real-world dream team
  • Chapter 7: What’s past is power
  • Chapter 8: Check your excuses at the door
  • Chapter 9: The fear factor
  • Chapter 10: Life in the balance
  • Chapter 11: Cutting corners
  • Chapter 12: Find out what you’re made of

Jason with David Gordon, SVP of Operations, The Cheesecake Factory, after keynoting their National Management Conference. Jason received a standing ovation.

Jason with Isador Sharp, founder of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, after keynoting their International Management Conference!

Jason with Rahul after speaking at the Numaligarh Oil Refinery in India. Jason spoke to engineers on how to get promoted and to company officers on how to create a culture of loyalty.

Jason in front of a big sign after keynoting McDonald’s of Australia and New Zealand’s national managers conference. Jason has spoken in all 50 states and around the world.