Never Get a "Real" Job by Scott Gerber
How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business and Not Go Broke

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Young serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber is not the product of awealthy family or storied entrepreneurial heritage. Nor is he theoutcome of a traditional business school education or a corporateexecutive turned entrepreneur. Rather, he is a hard-working,self-taught 26-year-old hustler, rainmaker, and bootstrapper whohas survived and thrived despite never having held the proverbial"real” job.

In Never Get a "Real" Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build aBusiness, and Not Go Broke, Gerber challenges the socialconventions behind the "real" job and empowers young people to takecontrol of their lives and dump their nine-to-fives—or theirquest to attain them.

Drawing upon case studies, experiences, and observations, Scottdissects failures, shares hard-learned lessons, and presentspractical, affordable, and systematic action steps to building,managing, and marketing a successful business on a shoestringbudget.

The proven, no-b.s. methodology presented in Never Get a "Real"Job teaches unemployed and underemployed Gen-Yers, aspiringsmall business owners, students, and recent college graduates howto quit 9-to-5s, become their own bosses, and achieve financialindependence.

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Scott Gerber is a serial entrepreneur, internationally syndicated business columnist, and founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an organization comprised of hundreds of the world's most successful young entrepreneurs that promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment. Scott has been widely recognized as the world's most-syndicated columnist on the subject of entrepreneurship. His columns appear regularly on Fortune, TIME, Inc., CNBC, The Atlantic, Mashable, and The Next Web. Follow him at @askgerber or visit
Published November 2, 2010 by Wiley. 277 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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The cover of Scott Gerber’s first book, Never Get a “Real” Job: How to Dump Your Boss, Build a Business, and Not Go Broke, has two hands making air quotes around the word “Real.” That gives you an insight into the tone of the book.

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An added perk, he also gives tips on how to sustain a new business, how to constantly analyze, tweak and refine business services and functionality.

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