The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

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Review: 'Escape From Cubicle Nation' by Pamela Slim

If you're sick and tired of "working for the man," suffering through soul-sucking meetings and typing up TPS reports, you've probably dreamt of breaking free and working for yourself. Your heart longs to leave your bleak cubicle-bound existence behind, but you're scared - scared of making a bad decision, losing everything, and living in a van down by the river.

In the immortal words of Pamela Slim, "Hating your job intensely is not a business plan." Escape From Cubicle Nation is a comprehensive primer on how to make the leap from corporate employee to entrepreneur - without freaking out.

Pam Slim is equal parts practical and supportive - exactly the right combination of qualities when you're equal parts wound up and stressed out. From crafting a workable business plan to dealing with details like taxes and insurance, Escape From Cubicle Nation will help you stop dreaming and start making your fledgling business a reality.

I found Pam's advice and support hugely useful in my own transition from corporate employee to thriving entrepreneur, and if you're looking to make the leap, I'm sure you will as well.


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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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