Bio for Ernie J.
Ernie Zelinski is an international
best-selling author who helps adventurous souls to live prosperous and
He is also a prosperity life coach, professional speaker, and
unconventional career expert.
Ernie has helped hundreds of
thousands of individuals from all walks of life in their career transitions and retirement planning through his
international best-selling and life-changing books such as The Joy of Not
Working and How to Retire
Happy, Wild, and Free. These two books together
have sold a total of over 575,000 copies.
Ernie is an
innovative ex-corporate worker who was blessed to have been fired from his job as a professional engineer
over 20 years ago and to have leveraged his many years of struggles without a real job into a lifestyle of
personal and financial freedom that is the envy of the corporate world.
Ernie has dedicated his life to helping individuals create a
better work/life balance in their lives and to help them pursue their dream careers.
Ernie's core message — that
ordinary people can attain out-of-the ordinary results and make a difference in this world — is at the heart
of his work.
Ernie deeply believes in the powers of creativity and
well-intentioned action as the most important elements for personal prosperity and financial
To prove this, Ernie
semi-retired when he was 31 years old and had a net worth of minus $30,000. As a result of his creative efforts
working only 4 or 5 hours a day, however, Ernie today is financially well-off and makes a better income than 85
percent of full-time corporate workers.
For what it takes to be an international best-selling author,
read the interview with Ernie Zelinski on the Retire by
Ernie Zelinski's books — with translations in 22 languages —
have changed lives around the globe. Thousands of individuals have contacted Ernie Zelinski by letter and
e-mail about how they have experienced renewal and personal growth as a result of reading one of Ernie's
Ernie's many books have now sold over 925,000 copies worldwide
and have been published in 29 different countries.
Other life-changing books by Ernie include Career Success Without a Real Job and 101 Really
Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting.
Ernie's latest completed humorous creative works include an
illustrated gift book called The Joy of Being Retired: 365 Reasons Why Retirement Rocks
(and Work Sucks!) and
Best Things Ever Said about Money (Inspirational and Sensational Quotations about Money –
The Ultimate Collection!)
Ernie has recently completed Look Ma, Life's Easy: How Ordinary People Attain Extraordinary Success and Remarkable
Prosperity, an inspirational novel that emphasizes the importance of following The Easy Rule of Life in order that we overcome our self-imposed
Look Ma, Life's Easy in Kindle Edition on
Ernie is also completing a companion book of
inspirational passages and proverbs for Look Ma, Life's
Easy called Life's Secret Handbook (Reminders for Adventurous Souls
Who Want to Make a Big Difference in This World. Note: All rights including Foreign Rights are
still available for this book.
Ernie was recently flown first-class to Istanbul and provided
with 3 nights of executive-class accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul by The Turkish National Society
for Quality (KalDer) so that Ernie could make a one-hour keynote speech about The Joy of Not
Working to 2,000 executives, scholars, and students attending KalDer's 17th annual
for Ernie and His Life
"What a wonderful title: The Joy of Not
Ernie Zelinski's basic message, no matter your career
stage, is get a well-balanced life and quit relying
on your job to define who you are.
It's hard to quibble with Zelinski's live-life-to-the-fullest
message. Those who have drafted a resignation letter
in their heads a thousand times may be motivated
to finally quit an unfilling job."
— Michelle Archer, USA
“Get this book [How
to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free]
if you look forward to a retirement with 'zing!' ”
— Nancy Paradis, St.
Petersburg Times, Florida
guy knows how to write prose that has the potential
to become those old proverbs everyone repeats."
Denenberg, Philadelphia Evening
"Career Success Without a Real Job by Ernie J.
reads like a conversation with an old friend.
The book is 'peppered' with quotes from people
like Henry Ford, Jerry Garcia, Mother Teresa and
Mad Magazine that give us an inspiring look into
the mindsets of all these successful people and ideas."
Ebook Kindle Edition of How to Retire Happy,
Wild, and Free on Amazon
U.S. Price $9.97
Have Used Ernie Zelinski's Services
His Life Changing Books
- Ford Motor Company
- Turkish National Congress on Quality
Financial — Purchased 3,750 Copies of
- Nettworth Financial—
Purchased 2,500 Copies of
How to Retire Happy
- Syncrude Corp. — Purchased 1,300 Copies of How to
- DWM Securities
- TD Canada Trust
- Manchester Financial
- Drucker Financial Group
- City of Calgary
- Successful Studio Strategies
- University of British Columbia Staff Pension
- Strathcona County
- Life Planning Network
- Fiscal Wellness
Zelinski at Some of His
Other Websites and
Zelinski's highly-acclaimed philosophy about life reaches over 150,000 individuals a month on his inspirational
websites and blogs.
Following are just a few of his over 25 blogs and websites.
Connect with Ernie Zelinski on
Contact Information for Ernie J. Zelinski
BOOKS / Creative Global Solutions
P.O. Box 4072
T6E 4S8 Canada
Copyright 2016 by Ernie Zelinski — All
Foreign Rights Reserved
Author of The World's Best Retirement