An IBM Global Commuter Pain Study reports that Americans are
stressed about their commute to work.
Those surveyed said the daily routine of stop-and-go traffic and rude
drivers negatively affects their health, social lives, and job performance.
Sixty-five percent said their commute gave them sleeping trouble and
Not too surprisingly, IBM suggests that solutions may include forecasting
traffic jams before they occur and better mass transit systems.
Lemme suggest another.
Work your damnedest to get out of your job and then live your life the
way you really wanna live it.
As Charles Bukowski once wrote: “How in the hell could a man enjoy
being awakened at 6:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress,
force-feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get to a
place where essentially you made lots of money for somebody else and
were asked to be grateful for the opportunity to do so?”
But how do you abandon the mind-numbing 9-to-5 and still survive
comfortably — or even prosper?
As I’ve mentioned more than once before, it’s never been simpler.
You take what you know, find a crowd that wants to know what you
know, and offer that info to them for profit.
Play it right, and all you need is a little know-how, some motivation,
and a laptop computer.
I can help with the know-how —
And maybe with a little of the motivation.
You’ve gotta supply the laptop yourself.