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Chris Brogan

Entrepreneurship For Weirdos, Misfits and World Dominators

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'The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth' by Chris Brogan is an entrepreneurial guide that encourages embracing our unique qualities and finding success as a "freak". It provides practical advice for building a business or personal brand that reflects our passions and values.

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    Embrace your inner freakishness and do business the way you want to.

    Have you ever felt out of place at school or work? If so, don’t sweat it. Being a freak can be a good thing!

    What’s a freak, exactly? Freaks are people who think differently than others. They don’t just want to conform and survive. They want to live.

    Being a freak isn’t about looking a certain way. In business, freaks are people who leave a career to pursue a dream, even if that dream seems like a long shot. Freaks want to build their success upon their individuality – so of course they don’t play by the rules!

    Fortunately for freaks, the business world has seen enormous changes in recent years. It’s now possible for freaks to dominate.

    Previously if you wanted to make it in the business world, you had to stay in line and do as you were told. But as the internet and globalization have changed the way we do business, it’s much easier now for people to embrace their inner freakishness. Today, you can build a business the way you want to.

    Marie Forleo did this when she left a job on the New York Stock Exchange to work in magazines. Not too long afterward, however, she read an article about life coaches and was inspired, and immediately started a training course to become one. She’s now a life coach and earns a seven-figure salary!

    Societal attitudes about alternate career paths such as Forleo’s have changed, and they’re still changing today. It’s now more and more acceptable to start a career in a field you’ve never worked in previously.

    R. J. Diaz, for example, was a construction worker before he decided to make his own line of bags and other goods. His friends were initially skeptical; yet in a short time his business took off.

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    What is The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth about?

    In The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth (2014), you’ll come face to face with today’s “freaks,” the new generation of way-out-of-the-box thinkers who are transforming modern business culture. Entrepreneurs who are a little crazy, who aren’t afraid to be freaky, can show you how you too can build a successful business by channeling your inner freak.

    The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth Review

    The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth (2014) by Chris Brogan offers a unique perspective on entrepreneurship by focusing on individuals who don't fit the traditional business mold. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • With insightful stories and examples, it challenges conventional notions of success, encouraging readers to embrace their quirks and follow their passions.
    • Through practical strategies and advice, the book provides a roadmap for leveraging one's individuality to create a successful and fulfilling business.
    • Its refreshing perspective celebrates the power of being different, making it an engaging and inspiring read that highlights the potential in every "freak."

    Best quote from The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

    The unknowable is an opportunity.

    —Chris Brogan
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    Who should read The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth?

    • People who feel they don’t “fit” the mainstream business mold
    • Entrepreneurs with unusual or counterintuitive ideas
    • Anyone who has ever been considered a “freak”

    About the Author

    Chris Brogan is the CEO of Owner Media Group, a bestselling author of eight books and a professional speaker.

     

    © Chris Brogan: The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth copyright 2014, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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    The main message of The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth is embracing your uniqueness and using it to create success on your own terms.

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    The author of The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth is Chris Brogan.