The Funky Career Book for People
Too Smart to Work in Corporations
Review from Synchronicity
Real Success Without a Real Job by
Ernie J. Zelinski reads like a conversation with an
The author found success in an
unconventional way after losing his job as an engineer and
has come to understand that the true path of happiness,
contentment, and satisfaction lies in the discovery of
one's ture passion or calling.
While pointing out that it may not be for everyone, the
author proceeds to tell us of exciting realities that await
those who dare to dream of a life lived on their own terms.
We, not some faceless corporation, decide on the hours,
vacation time, with whom we want to work, and what we are
going to do today. To be able to say, "I love what I do and
I have my freedom," is priceless to those who are not the
Zelinski reminds us that real success is not measured
merely by the 'all might dollar' but more so, by having a
few good friends and the time to spend with them. He wants
us to seriously consider if what it is we 'do', is what
makes us happy and if it isn't, why not consider 'doing'
that which does make us happy.
The book is 'peppered' with quotes
from people like
Henry Ford, Jerry Garcia, Mother Teresa and Mad
that give us an inspiring look into the
mindsets of all these successful people and ideas. A
quote by William James encompasses the central concept
of the book, "The greatest discovery of my
generation is that man can alter his life by altering
One thing all these people seem to have in common is a
committment to their vision. 'Work' isn't where they go
each day. The task at hand becomes something to accomplish
that will bring their dream closer to fruition. When you
have an idea and exert the effort, success will follow.
Real Success Without a Real
by Ernie Zelinski
pleasure to read and its positive, up-beat message is
full of hope and encouragement for those who are ready
to become their own boss.
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