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The rat race is an endless, self-defeating, or pointless pursuit. It conjures up the image of the futile efforts of a lab rat trying to escape while running around a maze or in a wheel. In an analogy to the modern city, many rats in a single maze expend a lot of effort running around, but ultimately achieve nothing (meaningful) either collectively or individually

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  1. 1. digit alblo gge m http://digitalblo m/christinegilmartin/the-rat-race-do -yo u-really-want-to -escape/5 Great Tips To Get You Out Of The Rat RaceThe Rat Race – Do you REALLY wantto escape?Wikipedia says,The rat race is an endless, self-defeating, orpointless pursuit. It conjures up the image of thefutile efforts of a lab rat trying to escape whilerunning around a maze or in a wheel. In ananalogy to the modern city, many rats in a singlemaze expend a lot of effort running around, but ultimately achieve nothing (meaningful) either collectively orindividually.The rat race is often used in reference to work, particularly excessive or competitive work; in general terms,if one works too much, one is in the rat race. This terminology contains implications that many people seework as a seemingly endless pursuit with little reward or purpose.The increased image of work as a “rat race” in modern times has led many to question their own attitudesto work and seek a better alternative; a more harmonious Work Life Balance. Many believe that long workhours, unpaid overtime stressful jobs time spent commuting, less time for family life and/or friends life, hasled to a generally unhappier workforce/population unable to enjoy the benefits of increased economicprosperity and a higher standard of living.T he Rat RaceSome cool Tips to help you escape the rat raceEscape the Rat Race. T ip 1Start to think dif f erently – when you want out of the rat race. Whyspend your life building someone else’s dream when you could spendthe same time building your own. Don’t sit back and procrastinate f ortoo long as time waits f or no man/woman. We are now in the digitalworld and the world is changing at such a f ast pace. I have seenmany of my co-workers who had dreams of things they wanted to do,but because of f ear they worked decades in jobs they hated. How isthat good f or your health physical or mental? T he f act is that manywho allow f ear and complacency to control their destiny. Rather thantaking a chance on reaching their dreams they settled to become “lif ers”in jobs they do not enjoy. T hey, like millions of others start leading lives ofquiet desperation, don’t let this happen to you otherwise you will neverescape the rat race. The Rat RaceEscape the Rat Race. T ip 2Become an entrepreneur. Start your own online homebusiness. T his took me years to take this step. Youf inally realized that you just need to start something,
  2. 2. anything – if it f ails, then it f ailed, at least I tried. Youhave to work to overcome your f ear of f ailure. Don’tlisten to the wrong people who will put all their f earsonto you. It can really hold you back. Be caref ul that youdon’t f ind yourself reading all the reasons and statisticswhy you should not start a business. T hat way you willf ind that you stay in employment thus capping yourincome levels and making it impossible to achieve your dreams. Once you make the decision to start yourbusiness you f eel alive, excited and not being af raid to look to the f uture. If it f ails, then it f ails, at leastyou tried. You need to work to on overcoming your f ear of f ailure if it concerns you. T his will keep youout of the rat raceEscape the Rat Race. T ip 3Become an entrepreneur Start of f as a part-time entrepreneur to begin with as it will remove anyunnecessary pressure of you. Plan you f ree time af ter work. Now the majority of time people say thatthey don’t have time well I am here to say that you need to look at this again. Escape f rom the rat raceshows you that everyone has the same 24 hours in a day it’s just what you do with it that makes thedif f erence. If you have 2 hours a day, maybe it is an hour bef ore you go to work. T hen 1-2 hours in theevening. Add that up f or the week and you have 10-15 hours a week. T his is how many people start thereentrepreneurial careers. You can also do a lot at the weekend maybe a couple of hours both daysincreasing your business hours 15-20.T he average person watches an estimated 17 hours a week inf ront of the T V. A suggestion – turn of f the T V. Always keep reminding yourself it is your ticket to escapethe rat race.Escape the Rat Race. T ip 4When you start you online home business you need to ensure you keep your costs down as much aspossible.With a digital business it is much easier as you don’t have to stock products in your home or garage. Youdon’t have the expense of posting the products worldwide and having to deal with products goingmissing in the post.On a more personal note many savings can be made to help you get put of the rat race. If you buy luncheveryday when at work ie. Starbucks cof f ee and a sandwich, do that 5 days a week and 4 weeks a monthyou will be surprised at the cost if you actually add it up. A cof f ee here a sandwich there it all adds up!Another idea is to stop going out every weekend and make it more of a treat when you do. T hat can saveyou so much money a month. Stop and work out if you go out f or a meal and drinks and a bottle of winewith your meal it can cost you in excess of £100. Maybe stop buying clothes as of ten as you have beenin the past. Most people are spending less on birthday presents. Maybe your f riends and f amily will behappy that you are going to stop giving presents as they are f eeling the pinch too! All these savings on amonthly basis can go towards your business Remember your goal is to escape the rat race.Escape the Rat Race. T ip 5Start Part-time.- Everyone in the Rat Race who has to punch a timeclock has very poor time management skills.Working in anenvironment like that creates terrible time management habits. Soworking part-time in very important because you have less hours.Learning how to get better at this challenge is a key to being abusiness owner. Keep distractions to a MINIMUM. T his can be doneby having a timer and ensuring you keep to that allotted amount oftime per task.So when working on your business part-time giveyourself whatever your target of say one year to start makingprof its or you call it quits. So making the most of every hour wasvery important if you want to escape the rat race..
  3. 3. Follow those that are living the lif e you want & don’t be a sheep! Lif e istoo short. Remember you want out of the rat raceSkype Me: christine.gilmartinConnect with me on FacebookConnect with me on Pinterest or click here ==>If you liked this please Tweet and Pin it5 Great T ips To Get You Out Of T he Rat RaceT his entry was posted in Digital Bloggers, Entrepreneurs, Online HomeBusiness.Tags: escape the rat race, getting out of the rat race, leaving the rat race,life beyond the rat race, rat race quotes, the rat race, the rat race game,the rat rrace rebellion, tired of the rat race← Previous PostNext Post →