Confessions of a Crypto Millionaire: My Unlikely Escape from Corporate America
Confessions of a Crypto Millionaire: My Unlikely Escape from Corporate America is Dan Conway’s story about his time in corporate America and his eventual escape. Being a memoir, this book is written in the first person and is a true account of how Dan gained financial independence after being in the workforce for more than twenty years. It chronicles his time at Safeway and Acme Corporation where it dawned on him that he wouldn’t climb the corporate ladder any further than he already had.
This is not a rags to riches kind of story, but is an inspiring account of how one man risked a lot for something he believed in and gained a massive return. Like many, Dan hated corporate culture, from the way it promoted and still promotes phony interactions between coworkers to its broken reward system that promotes mediocrity. I agree with his sentiment that there has to be a better way to get work done. His salvation from the corporate world came through his investment in crypto currency—Ethereum to be specific.
Dan worked in PR, but I find that this story is relatable to anyone who works in any industry within the corporate sector. If the nature of your work involves meetings and team-building experiences, then this is right up your alley. Like many, Dan dreaded the moment when the corporate world would spit him out, and it eventually did. He started a PR firm with his wife, Eileen, and together they operated it successfully until Dan couldn’t concentrate on it anymore.
You won’t learn a lot of crypto economics from this book, but it serves as a good reference point from which you can base your research. Dan is also kind enough to mention a few resources from which you can learn about crypto. I wasn’t expecting to laugh, but some of Dan’s quotes had me in stitches. Dan’s humor brings levity to an otherwise heavy topic
Reading this book was nothing short of thrilling, I felt Dan’s highs and lows as the price of ether rose and fell. In his place, I think I might have sold too soon just so I could sleep better at night. I recommend this book to anyone who loves autobiographies, anyone who’s contemplated a job change, or anyone in need of some inspiration. If you are yet to join the workforce, this should help curb your enthusiasm. We the dreamers only hope that crypto currency hails a change to the economy by bringing about true decentralization.
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|Page Count||267 pages|
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|Category||Biographies & Memoirs|