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You won't find any quick fixes or fairy-tale endings in Pamela Slim's Escape From Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur. Instead, you'll find a thoughtful, accessible and forthcoming account of exactly what it takes to leave the corporate world behind and start a business of your own.
Slim, a training and development manager turned business coach, assures readers that they're "not crazy" for wanting to leave the security of a corporate career. But she also offers up a real gem of advice: "Hating your job intensely is not a business plan."