Pamela Slim

Pamela Slim is an author, business coach and former corporate director of training and development at Barclays Global Investors. She focused her first decade in business on creating and delivering training programs for large companies such as HP, Charles Schwab, 3Com, Chevron and Cisco Systems.

Since 2005, Pamela Slim has helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the world start, sustain, and scale their businesses. She has also worked with companies serving the small business market such as  Keap, Progressive Insurance, Constant Contact and Prezi. Pam partnered with author Susan Cain to build and launch the Quiet Revolution.

In 2016, Pam and her husband Darryl co-founded the Main Street Learning Lab in Mesa, Arizona, a grassroots, community-based think tank for small business economic acceleration.

Pam is best known for her book Escape from Cubicle Nation (named Best Small Business and Entrepreneur book of 2009 from 800 CEO Read) along with her follow up book Body of Work. Both were published by Penguin/Portfolio. Her latest book The Widest Net will be published by McGraw Hill in November, 2021.

Pam is frequently quoted as a business expert in press such as The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalBusinessWeekForbes, EntrepreneurInformation WeekMoney Magazine and Psychology Today. You can learn more about her work at

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