Sick and Tired.!
                                   How to cure cubicle fever. AKA RAT FLU.!
In case of cubicle fever.

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I’m sick of office politics.

I’m sick of being passed over for promotions.




I’m sick of other people taking credit f...
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I’m sick of
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I’m sick of doing this to meet other people’s
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I’m sick of postponing my
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I’m sick of stuff that doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to.        i
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I’m sick of
cubicles.
liberate me NOW.




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I’m sick of expense reports.                                                                 i

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I’m sick of Death by Powerpoint.        i




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I’m sick of co-workers who
kiss up to the boss.




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to cut you down in a team meeting.




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I’m sick of side hustles.                  i




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I’m sick of people with no life        i
outside work.

Who think 5pm is a good time to
stretch, before getting back to
wo...
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anger management issues.




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And yellers.

Since when has
that motivated
anyone?




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I’m sick of people who
take up two spots.

Your car isn’t that great
to begin with.




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I’m sick of
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That steps on me




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I’m sick of acronyms.

Most of us don’t even know what they stand for!

(But use them anyway.)




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I’m sick of my addiction to caffeine.        i
Can I just sleep in, like, sometimes?




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I’m sick of having nightmares about what work is due tomorrow.        i




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say: “How high?”

every time I’m
asked to jump.




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I’m sick of having nightmares about
what work is due tomorrow.

And what pitchfork-carrying villagers
are waiting to des...
I’m sick of overpaid CEOs and their golden parachute severance                              i
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I’m sick. And I’m tired.




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There’s got to be a better way than this.        i




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Sometimes. You Do Get Your Mojo Back.




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              Sometimes
The sun shines on a rat racer’s… behind.




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Your future is as bright as you make it.        i




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So design your new career.                      i




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Get your financial house in order.        i




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Make more time for family.        i




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Expect more for yourself. And from your life.
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But it’s going to be really hard.
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You will stumble. And fall. A lot.
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You’re not.
“I may not be there yet.                     i

But I'm closer than I was yesterday.”

~Author Unknown




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“If we are facing in the right direction.        i
All we have to do is keep on walking.”

~Buddhist Saying




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“We must accept finite disappointment.        i

But we must never lose infinite hope.”

~Martin Luther King




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Edison failed 10, 000 times.              i
Before he made the electric light.




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“How long should you try?”




“Until.”

~ Jim Rohn




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“By perseverance. The snail reached the ark.”        i
~ Charles H. Spurgeon




                                         ...
“So show yourself what you can do.        i

Right now.



Make a decision that
you've been putting off.”


~ Tony Robbins...
“Problems are not stop signs.”        i




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“They’re guidelines.”
~Robert...
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The impossible. Is possible.




SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.!

The-Escape-Plan.com – A Detail...
This is real.!
                           You CAN escape the Rat Race.




SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible ...
To be continued…!

                     www.The-Escape-Plan.com




SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dweller...
You know someone!
                                             who needs this message.!

                                 ...
The next chapter…!
                        “Annie    & the Great Escape”
                   A STORY OF DANGER. MYSTERY. & ...
About the Author:!

Hi.!

My name is Bolaji O.!

Yes. Like the hotel in Vegas.!
(Which is not mine. Yet.)!



I’m a free s...
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Ever have CUBICLE FEVER?

Forget swine flu - ever heard of Rat Race Flu?

This eBook is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek look at the infliction that is the Rat Race.

The reality is that too many people hate their jobs, dislike office politics, don't feel rejuvenated or empowered by their projects... but also don't know how to get out.

This eBook is a start of the healing process.

There is a better way.

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  1. 1. Sick and Tired.! How to cure cubicle fever. AKA RAT FLU.! In case of cubicle fever. Or 9-to-5-itis. Open this. SICKANDTIRED.ME B O L A J I O. SICKANDTIRED.ME
  2. 2. Sick and Tired.
  3. 3. i I’m sick of office politics. I’m sick of being passed over for promotions. I’m sick of other people taking credit for my work. I’m sick of leaving a job I thought I needed, only to find out that the job never needed me. sickandtired.me
  4. 4. I’m sick of ambiguous and nonsensical orders i coming from on high. sickandtired.me
  5. 5. i I’m sick of the routine. day after mind-numbing day. sickandtired.me
  6. 6. i I’m sick of doing this to meet other people’s expectations. Of what my life should look like. sickandtired.me
  7. 7. i I’m sick of postponing my dreams. Year-after-year. sickandtired.me
  8. 8. I’m sick of stuff that doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to. i (If that Microsoft paper clip pops up one more time…) sickandtired.me
  9. 9. i I’m sick of cubicles. liberate me NOW. sickandtired.me
  10. 10. I'm sick of falling home values. And rising rent. i I’m sick of bailing out Wall Street fat cats. I’m sick of doing work I don’t believe in. I’m sick of bending myself into a pretzel to find vacation days. I’m sick of emergencies caused by other people’s lack of planning. I’m sick of performance reviews that focus on how much I suck. sickandtired.me Instead of building up the things that I’m good at. I’m sick of office printers. I think there’s someone hiding in there, eating my print-outs.
  11. 11. I’m sick of expense reports. i I’m sick of a 40-hr work week that is always more than 40 hrs. I'm sick of my addiction to e-mail. Hang on. I have a new e-mail. I’m sick of the office hierarchy: Executive deities who must not be questioned. (The new e-mail was spam, by the way.) I’m sick of Dilbert. It’s not funny when it’s true. sickandtired.me I’m sick of department meetings. Why do 50 people have to gather in order to hear the same 5 people talk?
  12. 12. i I’m sick of work for work’s sake. “Hasn’t someone already done this…?” sickandtired.me Photo credit: Worth1000.com
  13. 13. I’m sick of Death by Powerpoint. i sickandtired.me
  14. 14. i I’m sick of co-workers who kiss up to the boss. sickandtired.me And dump on everyone else.
  15. 15. I’m sick of people i who can’t wait to cut you down in a team meeting. sickandtired.me
  16. 16. I’m sick of side hustles. i sickandtired.me I want to be a successful entrepreneur. So I can ditch this joint.
  17. 17. I’m sick of people with no life i outside work. Who think 5pm is a good time to stretch, before getting back to work. sickandtired.me
  18. 18. i I’m sick of bosses with anger management issues. sickandtired.me
  19. 19. i And yellers. Since when has that motivated anyone? sickandtired.me
  20. 20. i I’m sick of people who take up two spots. Your car isn’t that great to begin with. sickandtired.me
  21. 21. i I’m sick of selfish egomaniac middle management. That steps on me sickandtired.me to climb up the corporate ladder.
  22. 22. i I’m sick of acronyms. Most of us don’t even know what they stand for! (But use them anyway.) sickandtired.me
  23. 23. I’m sick of my addiction to caffeine. i Can I just sleep in, like, sometimes? sickandtired.me
  24. 24. I’m sick of having nightmares about what work is due tomorrow. i sickandtired.me
  25. 25. I’m sick of last-minute i assignments on a Friday. I’m sick of being asked to deliver things: - a.s.a.p. - before c.o.b. - yesterday sickandtired.me At the highest quality, in the shortest time, and at lowest price.
  26. 26. I’m sick of being expected to i say: “How high?” every time I’m asked to jump. sickandtired.me
  27. 27. i I’m sick of having nightmares about what work is due tomorrow. And what pitchfork-carrying villagers are waiting to descend on me this time. sickandtired.me
  28. 28. I’m sick of overpaid CEOs and their golden parachute severance i packages. I’m sick of huge bank executives messing up and getting bailed out. But I’m still stuck with my student loans. (Which are obviously too big to fail.) I’m sick of the status quo being the rule of law. I'm sick of office gossip. Get a life. I'm sick of co-workers that insist on chatting, when they can obviously see that I'm busy. sickandtired.me And of those who guilt me into buying their kid's cookies.
  29. 29. i I’m sick. And I’m tired. sickandtired.me
  30. 30. There’s got to be a better way than this. i sickandtired.me
  31. 31. There’s got to be a better way. i sickandtired.me
  32. 32. sickandtired.me i There is.
  33. 33. i Sometimes. You Do Get Your Mojo Back. sickandtired.me
  34. 34. i Sometimes The sun shines on a rat racer’s… behind. sickandtired.me
  35. 35. Your future is as bright as you make it. i sickandtired.me
  36. 36. So design your new career. i What do I want to be when I grow up?! sickandtired.me
  37. 37. Build your personal brand. i John Smith.! Awesome to the ! Power of Rad.! sickandtired.me I’m different. !
  38. 38. Get your financial house in order. i sickandtired.me
  39. 39. Create a passive income stream. i sickandtired.me
  40. 40. Make more time for family. i sickandtired.me
  41. 41. Expect more for yourself. And from your life. i sickandtired.me
  42. 42. But it’s going to be really hard. i sickandtired.me
  43. 43. You will stumble. And fall. A lot. i sickandtired.me
  44. 44. It will often feel like you’re on your own. i sickandtired.me
  45. 45. sickandtired.me i You’re not.
  46. 46. “I may not be there yet. i But I'm closer than I was yesterday.” ~Author Unknown sickandtired.me
  47. 47. “If we are facing in the right direction. i All we have to do is keep on walking.” ~Buddhist Saying sickandtired.me
  48. 48. “We must accept finite disappointment. i But we must never lose infinite hope.” ~Martin Luther King sickandtired.me
  49. 49. Edison failed 10, 000 times. i Before he made the electric light. sickandtired.me
  50. 50. i “How long should you try?” “Until.” ~ Jim Rohn sickandtired.me
  51. 51. “By perseverance. The snail reached the ark.” i ~ Charles H. Spurgeon sickandtired.me
  52. 52. “So show yourself what you can do. i Right now. Make a decision that you've been putting off.” ~ Tony Robbins. sickandtired.me
  53. 53. “Problems are not stop signs.” i sickandtired.me “They’re guidelines.” ~Robert Schuller
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  55. 55. The impossible. Is possible. SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.! The-Escape-Plan.com – A Detailed Manifesto for Escaping from Cubicle Hell!
  56. 56. This is real.! You CAN escape the Rat Race. SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.! The-Escape-Plan.com – A Detailed Manifesto for Escaping from Cubicle Hell.!
  57. 57. To be continued…! www.The-Escape-Plan.com SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.! The-Escape-Plan.com – A Detailed Manifesto for Escaping from Cubicle Hell.! Rat-Race-Escape-Artists.com – Escape the Rat Race. & Find Your Own Buried Cheese.!
  58. 58. You know someone! who needs this message.! Please share. ! Don’t let one more person ! suffer needlessly! from Rat Flu.! Sickandtired.me! SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.! The-Escape-Plan.com – A story about the great escape from cubicle hell.! Rat-Race-Escape-Artists.com – Escape the Rat Race. & Find Your Own Buried Cheese.!
  59. 59. The next chapter…! “Annie & the Great Escape” A STORY OF DANGER. MYSTERY. & INTRIGUE.! •! DESTINATION: THE QUEST FOR THE BURIED CHEESE.! •! ROAD BLOCK: THE GOLDEN RAT TRAP.! •! CO-PILOTS: THE 10 PIED PIPERS.! •! PROTAGONISTS: THE 7 DRAGONS OF DERAILMENT.! •! THE CAR CHASE: CHOOSING AN INCOME VEHICLE! •! THE FUEL: THE MAGIC OF MINDSET! •! THE SECRET WEAPON: CHEESE GPS. RECALCULATING...! •! JOIN THE ADVENTURE. WRITE YOUR OWN ESCAPE.! WWW.THE-ESCAPE-PLAN.COM! SickandTired.Me – chicken soup for mad cucible dwellers.! The-Escape-Plan.com – A story about the great escape from cubicle hell.! Rat-Race-Escape-Artists.com – Escape the Rat Race. & Find Your Own Buried Cheese.!
  60. 60. About the Author:! Hi.! My name is Bolaji O.! Yes. Like the hotel in Vegas.! (Which is not mine. Yet.)! I’m a free spirit trapped in a rat racer’s body.! And so ever since I was old enough to work, ! I’ve been working on ways ! - to get off the hamster wheel. ! - To escape from cubicle hell. ! - To nix the 9-to-5.! I have made more mistakes than most, since turning! Internet Entrepreneur over 15 years ago.! About the Author. And I’ve mapped out my pitfalls along the way. ! (Go find your own pitfalls. I found these first.)! I have a knack for simplifying the complicated. ! (I always hated text books with no pictures. )! I hope I can be of assistance to you…! As you plan. and execute.! Your own rat race escape.! Learn More about me here: ! http://www.rat-race-escape-artists.com/rat-race.html! p.s. I’m trying to name the rat. Any suggestions? !

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