Pamela Slim’s blog, Escape from Cubicle Nation, was one of the first ones of its kind. Back when I entered the blogosphere in 2006, Pam had already established herself as an authority on all things entrepreneurship. She’d hobnobbed with the likes of Guy Kawasaki and Seth Godin. I wanted to know more about her.
When Pam had me as a guest on her podcast a few times, she told me her story. Pam had spent the better part of her career traveling across the
If you’re looking for nuts and bolts, you won’t be disappointed. Escape from Cubicle Nation tells you exactly how to break out of Corporate America and start your own business. But it does more than that. It discusses – in depth – the emotional and financial difficulties associated with being on your own. Throughout, Pam’s own struggles and triumphs are revealed for her readers so that she comes across as the genuine person she is rather than an impartial author who’s just there to report the facts.
The book sparkles with Pam’s personality. Among my favorite gems: “set up a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup by looking for a peanut butter friend who would be perfectly served by a chocolate bar,” “form a high council of Jedi Knights,” and “get jiggy with it at unexpected times.” You’ll love it, I promise.