Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
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Todd Sattersten talks with author Pamela Slim about her new book Escape From Cubicle Nation, which reveals why you should leave your job and pursue your passion. Even if you don't know what that passion is, Slim discusses how to examine what that might be, and how to find fulfillment and financial success in the process. [podcast]http://800ceoread. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
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After an always busy year-end of hosting our Author Pow-Wow, reading and judging books for our 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards, producing our annual review of business books, planning our Book Awards Party in New York City, trying to keep up with our more mundane and unsung daily tasks, and working on our secret, obviously unannounced plans of world-domination, we're beginning to see the light here in the New Year. One big recent step was sending our annual review off to the printers*, and in a tradition I started last year to wrap up the project, I'd like to share with you here some of what we have written in previous issues. (I've also put links to previous entries in this series at the end of this post. READ FULL DESCRIPTION
Pamela Slim, a former corporate training manager, left her office job twelve years ago to go solo and has enjoyed every bit of it.
In her groundbreaking book, based on her popular blog Escape from Cubicle Nation, Slim explores both the emotional issues of leaving the corporate world and the nuts and bolts of launching a business. Drawing on her own career, as well as stories from her coaching clients and blog readers, Slim will help readers weigh their options, and make a successful escape if they decide to go for it.