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Ernie Zelinski

Ernie Zelinski is the author of the bestseller How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free (over 150,000 copies sold) and the international bestseller The Joy of Not Working (over 250,000 copies sold and published in 17 languages). Ernie has also compiled a number of free E-books including 101 Reasons to Love a Recession


Ernie's core message — that we all can slow down and really live life the way it was meant to be lived — is at the heart of all his work.

Ernie applies this to the areas of retirement planning and retirement jobs so that people learn how to retire happy.

Ernie deeply believes in the powers of creativity and common sense — instead of hard work — as the most important elements for changing the world.

Ernie has a B.Sc. in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Ernie Zelinski is also an entrepreneur and professional speaker who specializes in the areas of Retirement Planning, Work, Friendship, Creative Promotional Giveaways, and Money.

Ernie Zelinskiis presently completing two new works titled Look
Ma, Life's Easy

and The Joy of Being Retired

The following are retirement quotes and other inspirational quotes attributed to Ernie Zelinski that come from his quotes websites and his various books:

Nice people are often not good people and good people are often not nice people
— from 101 Really Important Things You Already Know But Keep Forgetting

Know the moment when to work diligently.
Even more important, know the moment when not to work, but to relax and play instead.
This will not only benefit you immensely, but also will astonish your friends and competitors.
— from The Lazy Person's Guide to Success

Anything great that has been accomplished in the history of humanity has started with one small thought. We all have those thoughts. Few people do anything with theirs, however. What do you intend to do with yours?
— from Look Ma, Life’s Easy

Being unemployed is the true test of who you really are:
— from The Joy of Not Working

Just one great idea can change your life dramatically.
Look for it.
It's there somewhere!
— from Career Success Without a Real Job

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