The Joy of Not Working: A Book for the Retired, Unemployed and Overworked (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

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.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580085526
ISBN-10: 1580085520
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2003
Pages: 240
Language: English