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3.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 53.63 out of 5 3.63 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stanley Bing Narrator: Alan Sklar Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2008 ISBN: 9781400177035
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The central question of every hard-working person's career is how to work less hard while still being able to buy a bottle of ninety-five-dollar Borolo without trembling. This is as true at age thirty as it is at more advanced ages. But by age forty, most of us are already thinking of exit strategies that will place us firmly off the grid for good. The question, then, is simple: How to retire while continuing to enjoy all the best things that haute-bourgeois life has to offer? The answer has been under our noses all along: Retire while still working! This might seem like a difficult proposition, but close examination of the concept reveals that there are many among us who have been exploring this boundary betwen a nice nap and the long sleep for quite some time. They are called "Senior Management," and we have a lot to learn from them. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • [A] salty satire of a business guide.... The book makes a great gift for the legions of would-be retirees and provides laughter and relief from the anxieties of corporate culture. Publishers Weekly
  • “Bing is hilarious!”

    Don Imus, American radio host

  • “A masterful curmudgeon who causes laugh-out-loud moments.”

    USA Today

  • “Nobody pricks corporate balloons better than Stanley Bing.”

    New York Post

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Daniel Lemire | 11/1/2013

    " It is ok. A funny, cynical and maybe practical view of the modern corporation from the eyes of an experienced executive. If you are bored and want a lightweight and distracting business book, it will do. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Migdalia | 10/12/2012

    " So far, I am enjoying this. Will let you know more when I'm done. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angie | 10/25/2009

    " I found this book very funny. Perhaps a bit scary too as I wondered what the executives at my company really do all day. Anyway, if you work in an office, it will make you laugh. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kambin | 3/27/2009

    " I've read Stanley Bing's column in Fortune magazine for years so when I came across this at the local bookstore I immediately sat down and started reading it. Although I finished the book in the bookstore, I nevertheless bought a copy as I found it hilarious. Well worth reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Moses | 1/9/2009

    " This book is hilarious. Unfinished on p93 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Celeste | 12/28/2008

    " I'm on page 51 and I've laughed out loud several times already. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kate | 10/21/2008

    " I want to be this guy. He is my new idol. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dad | 7/15/2008

    " Tongue-in-cheek fluff from an amusing storyteller about how to make work more fun. Hint--it helps to be a powerful, unaccountable, senior executive with a fat expense account. "

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About the Author

Stanley Bing has written a column for Fortune magazine for more than ten years and is the bestselling author of Crazy Bosses, What Would Machiavelli Do?, Throwing the Elephant, Sun Tzu Was a Sissy, 100 Bullshit Jobs…And How to Get Them, and The Big Bing, as well as the novels Lloyd: What Happened and You Look Nice Today.

About the Narrator

Alan Sklar, a graduate of Dartmouth, has excelled in his career as a freelance voice actor. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by AudioFile magazine, his work has earned him several Earphones Awards, a Booklist Editors’ Choice Award (twice), a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by ForeWord magazine. He has also narrated thousands of corporate videos for clients such as NASA, Sikorsky Aircraft, IBM, Dannon, Pfizer, AT&T, and SONY. He has also worked as a stage actor and as a promo announcer at WPIX-TV in New York City. His dream is to be an opera singer, a role for which he hones his bass-baritone operatic skills in the upstairs shower of his home.