Author: Josh

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The joke about the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still just a rat (I didn’t say it was a funny joke.)   I did it.  I was 37 years old.  I had given 20 years of my life to corporate America as an engineer and manager.  I did everything I was […]

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You build it and they profit. You rent it and they own it. You give your life and they live the life. Is this what you signed up for?

It’s unnatural. All of it. The corporate America experience we call the rat race is really a maze in which there is no solution and no cheese at the end.

Get up, sit in traffic, sit in our cubicle, eat something, sit in our cubicle some more, go home, complain about our day, and then do it all over again. And we dare to wonder why we’re so stressed out, underpaid, and underappreciated.

Before we get all up-in-arms about that Nigerian Prince that wants to wire us money, let’s take a look at the more deadly scheme happening much closer to home. We’re not just talking about losing our life savings, rather saving our life.

Here are the three ways corporate America is akin to a pyramid scheme and what you can do about it.

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What if your job held secrets that were keeping you unhappy and broke at the same time?  Would you like to know?   Like all good pyramid schemes, the inner workings of corporate America must remain on the secretive side in order to work.  If exposed, there is a high risk that good people will […]

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If you’re lost in a sea of unhappiness, sometimes it’s worth reaching your hand out to anything that floats.   If you’re going to reach out into the self-help realm, here are the top 5 books you should find quickly, grab tightly, absorb over and over.  They just might save your life. Each of these books […]

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  There is nothing worse than waking up one day to find out that you’ve been spending time with the wrong person. That is, except waking up with the wrong self-help book on your nightstand.   You may think I’m about to compare your next self-help book to dating.  Well, I’m not here to disappoint, […]

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Stop castrating your chance of success in life. It’s not too late to quit these 6 things about your next self-help book. Self-help books are the darling of personal development. Imagine taking the wisdom of someone’s years of experience and expertise on a subject and condensing it to a 300-page book. It allows us to […]

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