Unconformed: An Unbound
and Unbridled Path to Unstuck Growth

by Bryan Orr

Ever felt like you're stuck in a rut with your job? Or maybe you know someone who jumped into college because of family pressure, gathering loans for a degree they're not even sure they're into. It's even tougher when they feel like they're backed into a corner, unable to explore new career paths.

That's where Unconformed comes in. It's a toolkit for preventing and overcoming that “stuck” feeling and exploring the many paths to success, no matter your age or life stage. With many stories about successful people from diverse backgrounds, this book offers a fresh look at learning and working.

Unconformed questions the whole “you need a college degree to succeed” mantra. It highlights the awesome value in tradespeople and artisans – real people who shape our world. This book focuses on the importance of lifelong learning and resilience rather than a diploma from a lofty institution. The best part? It will show you how to take advantage of real-world opportunities and get unstuck at any stage of life. Unconformed is your guide to becoming “unstuckable.”

Here is two free chapters of Unconformed

I couldn't put it down. It's the book that's in the heads of all of us on This Old House. We have been talking (not writing) about convincing people to join the trades and the fact that conventional education doesn't always serve to make successful adults...... Unconformed is fabulous; and necessary; and funny, and readable; and needed....... Bravo!

-Richard Trethewey, This Old House

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Reading age

10-18 years


Print length

117 pages






6 x 0.3 x 9 inches


Publication date

June 9, 2023

5.0 amazon-stars Reviewed by:



Great Author

Reviewed in the United States on June 11, 2023

Brian is a great author who writes down to earth easy to read, applicable to life situations.

Dustin Cole


Amazing Author

Reviewed in the United States on June 10, 2023

To be fair I have not received this book yet, However I can say that the Author is altruistic throughout his life with unmatched passion for uplifting those around him. I can think of none other than Bryan to write a book about impowering others to see their worth and helping them remember some things they forgot along their way to bettering their life.



Nothing less then awesome

Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2023

Bryan has been an inspiration to us all and inspires us to inspire others.


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