ERNIE J. ZELINSKI is a best-selling author, consultant, and lecturer on the subject of applying creativity to business and leisure. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Career Success Without a Real Job: The Career Book for People Too Smart to Work in Corporationsby Ernie J. Zelinski
Twenty-five years ago, Ernie J. Zelinski was fired from his engineering job for taking too much vacation time. Now, he works only five hours a day and earns more money than 80 percent of the corporate world. CAREER SUCCESS WITHOUT A REAL JOB provides practical tips and inspiration for creative/b>
A career guide to being successful without the nine-to-five grind.
Twenty-five years ago, Ernie J. Zelinski was fired from his engineering job for taking too much vacation time. Now, he works only five hours a day and earns more money than 80 percent of the corporate world. CAREER SUCCESS WITHOUT A REAL JOB provides practical tips and inspiration for creative and ambitious individuals looking to escape the rat race and make a good living on their own terms.
"Ernie Zelinski helps others find the time to live." --Boston Herald
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There aren't many books on the market about following your dreams in life. This book is one of them and it's really good because it helps people with some of the more practical aspects, such as business know-how and marketing. It'll help you to survive and make a modest living. It makes a compassionate and humorous argument for choosing to do work you're passionate and purposeful about, instead of chasing after money and traditional success, as the majority, the herd is doing. Ernie advise people not to be such conformists. Be different! Be daring! Be unconventional/unorthodox! And success will more surely be yours. He encourages us to be more creative. It's a fantastic and very fun book. Artists of all types will benefit immensely. If this books had been available in the 1960s, then maybe so many baby boomers, many of whom were hippies, wouldn't all have cut their hair, put on a suit (or dress clothes) and have essentially conformed to the establishment in order to make the big bucks, buy a big house, buy an expensive car, etc. (Selling Out).
Career Success Without a Real Job will motivate you to look outside the box. In high school we're told that we need to go to college and get a good job in corporate America. But no one ever tells you that there are other options to making a living, and the earlier you start the better. This book gives you solid ideas and courses of action that will help you have a successful career outside of corporate America.
Career Success Without A Real Job is easily Ernie's best book, if only because the author's cumulative work and life experience have honed his social commentary skills and knack for telling it like it is. In this book, he has chosen not to rest on his laurels, but to inspire us with another dose of how delicious creating our own realities can be, and how with a little ingenuity and passion, we can not only afford - but also thrive - in our new found freedom from the daily grind. Mr. Zelinski has again answered the call in this book, and given truly sane people another collectible to add to their libraries.