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ISBN 9781591842576 Published May 2009
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Inspired by reader submissions to her blog Escape from Cubicle Nation, Slim provides everything one needs to consider before making the decision to become self-employed, from the nuts and bolts of starting a business to a full discussion of the emotional issues involved.
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Despite grim headlines about the economy, you DONaT have to stay in a job you intensely hate. Thereas a better opportunity waiting out there, and escaping from cubicle nation is easier than you think.
Pamela Slim spent a decade traveling all over the country as a self-employed trainer for large corporations. She was surprised to find that many of the most successful employees at these companies harbored secret dreams of breaking out to start their own business. They would pull her aside after a meeting and whisper, aI would love to work for myself, but have no idea how to get started. How did you do it?a
So Pamela started a blogaEscape from Cubicle Nationato share her experience and advice. Soon, questions and stories poured in from corporate prisoners around the world. As her blog gained popularity, she also interviewed some of the brightest experts in entrepreneurship on topics from finance to branding to marketing via social networks.
This book includes Pamelaas very best material, based on thousands of conversations and reader submissions. It provides everything youall need to consider before making a major changeanot just the nuts and bolts of starting a business, but a full discussion of the emotional issues involved. Pamela knows firsthand that leaving corporate life can be very scary, especially if you have a family and other obligations. Fears and self-defeating thoughts often hold people back from pursuing an extremely gratifying solo career.
Get ready to learn your real options, make an informed decision, and maybe, just maybe, escape from cubicle nation.
Tagged: Entrepreneurship, New business enterprises, Success in business
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