Posted December 15, 2009 9:52 am by with 44 comments

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At some point in your career you start asking the question, “what am I doing here?” Maybe you’re not there yet, but trust me, you’ll get to the stage where you wonder if you’re on the right career path, if you should perhaps change direction, or if you can turn that passionate hobby into something that pays the bills.

Once you discover it, there are countless books that will help you Get Things Done or cram it all into a 4-Hour Workweek. The problem is, how do you discover what your IT is in the first place?

That’s where Scott Wittig‘s Holy IT comes in.

Scott is a good friend of mine. We almost launched a company together, discussed our respective careers, and debated the importance of the important things in life. So, trust me when I say, Scott has lived through everything that he shares in his book. With practical steps, case studies, and some humor, Holy IT is the book you should read, if you need to discover your special purpose in life–Steve Martin need not apply. 😉

Anyway, Holy IT is about 100 pages long (short?) and will take you less than 4 hours to read. But, once you’ve read it, be warned! It could change your outlook on life!

Want a copy?

How to enter this contest? Simply leave a comment below and we’ll randomly pick 3 winners (deadline for entry is 6pm ET this Wednesday).

That’s all you need to do! And, if you don’t win, you can grab a copy from

Winners: Congratulations to our 3 winners:

  • Marty Martin

    I want one FTW! 😀
    .-= Marty Martin´s last blog ..mosquitohawk: @iheartreading i heard that story this morning on the BBC 😀 =-.

  • Scott Cowley

    Love the simple cover design and I’d like to get my hands on this book. Free would be even better! Let’s make it happen!
    .-= Scott Cowley´s last blog ..The 12 Days of Christmas: Website Disaster Style =-.

    • Sless

      Free is a wonderful way to receive a book on how to figure out the next step.
      Wish me luck! :)

  • Chris C

    This sounds like a very interesting and engaging read. I love that it is short enough to be concise :)

    • Scott Wittig

      Hey, Chris. I like to joke that it’s a little book from a little guy with a big idea. I purposefully did not add filler just to make it thicker!! I hope you enjoy it. -Scott

  • Greg B.

    GREAT idea. Can’t wait to read it.

  • Daniel Sellers

    Sounds like a great read! I’m in!

  • gawek

    this is my first to come friend told me that your blog is very .i think i can get what i want.

  • Kevin

    Great! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  • Taylor Pratt

    Sounds like a kick-ass book. Would love a copy.
    .-= Taylor Pratt´s last blog ..The Secret to Credit Card Financial Freedom =-.

  • Jay Allen

    I’m in.

  • AnneP


  • Stuart Draper

    If Andy Beal almost did business this guy, then he must have written a pretty good book! 😉 I’d love a copy.

  • Nicolas Côté-Nolin

    Sounds interesting! I guess with a title like that it revolve around the IT world right ?

  • Tisa

    I’d love to read this…please count me in too! ~ :) Thanks!

  • Charles Graham

    Looking forward to reading it!

  • Kelly Jones

    This book is exactly the sort I need to read right now. Winning this book would feel like a serendipitous event that would give me the kick I need to find what IT is!


    I want that book !
    .-= SATISH´s last blog ..Guide To Make Money Via Twitter: We Hate Spam Too! =-.

  • Fabio

    I read the other 2 books you slighlty mention , so … i have to have this one too !

  • Aaron

    I just bought a copy. (That doesn’t disqualify me, does it? 😉 )
    .-= Aaron´s last blog ..The Evolution of Religion =-.

    • Scott Wittig

      Thanks so much, Aaron. I really appreciate you grabbing the book. I hope you enjoy it. Please let me know your thoughts after you get through it, or post a review on Amazon. Thanks, again.

  • Gregory Blomstrom

    This looks like a great book! I have a daughter who just started college – this sounds like a great book for her to read. Seems that so many of us spend 4 or more years in college, get a job and then wonder what else we could or should be doing! I know this from personal experience. I left the corporate world in 2007 to pursue my passion and I haven’t looked back. Taking that first step, though, is the hardest, especially after your life is well on its way (a family, house payments, and many other ‘things’ to pay for or be responsible for). Getting a grasp on what your purpose is at the beginning stage of your life, will lead to much more satisfaction further down the road. Another great book (apologies if I shouldn’t be mentioning another book – please feel free to remove this sentence if it’s inappropriate) that people should consider, along with this book, is ‘Now Discover Your Strengths’ – that book was a game changer for me many years ago. So, to all, happy reading!

    • Scott Wittig

      Thanks so much, Greg! I really hope your daughter enjoys it. You make a great point about identifying ‘IT’ before life gets in the way. Please have your daughter reach out to me after she gets through it – would love to chat with her about her experience with the book. Great call on the ‘Strengths’ book – I highly recommend the follow-on – ‘Strengths Finder 2.0′ and the online tool it gives you access to. All the best! -Scott

  • Andy

    Count me in! Thanks for the giveaway.

  • AndrewJ

    I’ll add my name to the mix.

  • John G.Howard

    Sounds like a good read.

  • Alex

    This sounds like a great book. I’d love to read it.

  • Mark

    Thanks Andy – I could use the direction!

    And tell us more about the business you and Scott almost started together :-)

  • Monica

    Awesome! Can’t wait to read it. If I don’t win it…I’ll buy it!
    Thanks Andy!
    .-= Monica´s last blog ..New sketches! =-.

  • Mikeok

    Are you going to let a Canadian win?
    .-= Mikeok´s last blog ..Hey Mister, can I rent your Zombie Network? =-.

  • Afsin Avci

    I hope, one of those three would be me :) Want to read it!

  • Christine M.

    Sounds great, thank you for the chance!

  • Jesse

    I would LOVE to add this to my reading list!

  • Krista

    I am very interested in this book to find out what my IT is! I went to college, have a job and am still wondering what my IT is. Thanks for the opportunity!

  • AndrewGW

    Definitely looking to find my IT right now…

  • Hussein

    Holy heck I need IT!

  • Cynthia C. Cutright

    Wow. I’m taking my “IT” journey now and what a wonderful complement “Holy IT” would be. Thanks for the chance.
    .-= Cynthia C. Cutright´s last blog ..Cooperative Marketing =-.

  • tommy

    I’d love to read your book. And, of course reducing my chances of getting it for free to zero when saying this, I will buy it if I don’t get it for free. Thanks for a great site.

  • Ruste

    Pretty Please ?

  • Mike Crimmins

    Sounds like a really good book. It might be a book that I buy even if I don’t win.
    .-= Mike Crimmins´s last blog ..Coffee Encrusted Steak Recipe =-.

  • roy morejon

    looks like a great read – count me in
    .-= roy morejon´s last blog ..Is Twitter in Trouble? =-.

  • Lindsay

    Pick me! I’m looking for some new reading material and this looks like the pick for me!

  • Andrew V

    I am ready to read

  • Rosario

    Sounds like a great read, thanks :)