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Ernie J. Zelinski

1949 -

Ernie J. Zelinski is an author, innovator, and public speaker. Ernie is the author of the unconventional Career Success Without a Real Job

, the bestseller How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Financial Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your Financial Advisor
(over 110,000 copies sold and published in 8 foreign languages), and the international bestseller The Joy of Not Working (over 225,000 copies sold and published in 17 languages).

Ernie has negotiated 101 book deals with publishers in 27 countries for his various creative works — which have now sold over 625,000 copies worldwide.

Several of Ernie's books, including 101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting are published under the VIP BOOKS imprint.

Ernie is presently working on Promotional Giveaway Editions of The Joy of Being Retired: 365 Reasons Why Retirement Rocks (and Work Sucks)

and Look
Ma, Life's Easy

Note: Ernie Zelinski writes on retirement planning, friendship, money, fun things to do at work, retirement jobs, The Joy of Being Retired, Real Career Success , Creativity and Innovation and Dream Careers and UnReal Jobs.

Quotes by
Ernie Zelinski from his books include:

Get Creative — You Will Surprise Yourself and Change the World!
— from Career Success Without a Real Job

The Most Creative Shortcut to Success Is to Reevaluate What Success Means to You.
— from 101 Really Important Things You Already Know But Keep Forgetting

Happiness Doesn’t Care How You Get There
— from How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free

You are fooling yourself whenever you think you are productive just
because you have worked fourteen hours in a day.
You will be truly productive when you do the same amount of work in
four hours, and take the other ten hours to enjoy the good things
life has to offer.
— from The Lazy Person's Guide to Success

Do It Badly — But at Least Do It!
— from Career Success Without a Real Job

You can always make up in creativity what you lack in good fortune. Playing the game of life is like playing poker. Playing three aces badly won't get you as far as playing a terrible hand well.
— from The Lazy Person’s Guide to Success

If you're in a hurry to find happiness, slow down. Give it a chance to catch up with you.
— from The Lazy Person’s Guide to Happiness

Ernie Zelinski's Websites Include:

Poems & Quotes on Squidoo

<a href="
">Retirement Quotes on Squidoo

<a href="
">Retirement Letters

on Squidoo

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