The Joy Of Not Working

The Joy Of Not Working

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Ernie Zelinski could change your view of the world forever. He has already taught more than 150,000 people what THE JOY OF NOT WORKING is all about: learning to live every part of your life-employment, unemployment, retirement, and leisure time alike-to the fullest. With this completely revised and expanded edition, you too can join the thousands of converts and learn to thrive at both work and at play. Illustrated by eye-opening exercises, thought-provoking diagrams, and lively cartoons and quotations, THE JOY OF NOT WORKING will guide you to: - Be more productive at work by working less.
- Discover and pursue your life'¬'s passions.
- Gain the courage to leave your corporate job if it is draining life out of you.
- Pursue interesting leisure activities that make a difference in your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
- Vanquish any guilt you may have about not working long and hard hours.
- Be financially independent with less money. Plus, new to this edition are inspiring letters from readers detailing how the book helped them improve the variety, tone, and quality of their lives. - A revised and updated edition of the classic guide to living life to its fullest.
- Previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies in 14 languages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 173 x 247 x 23mm | 452g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1580085520
  • 9781580085526
  • 88,818

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"The message is that leisure, not work, is critical to happiness. . . . Zelinski points out that no one'¬'s dying words have ever included, '¬´I wish I had worked more.'¬? "-Financial Post"Ernie Zelinski helps others find time to live."-Boston Herald"[Is the] key to success and keeping life meaningful."-Contra Costa Times
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About Ernie J. Zelinski

ERNIE J. ZELINSKI has an Engineering degree and an MBA from the University of Alberta. Because he is truly organizationally averse, he has not had a real job for over twenty-five years. Ernie speaks professionally on the subjects of real success, retirement, and applying creativity to business and leisure.
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543 ratings
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2 8% (43)
1 4% (22)
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