photo by herval Is it really less expensive to live in Mexico than it is to live in the U.S. or Canada?
Coworking is the growing trend of independent workers sharing space with other independents for social, networking and synergistic reasons. WebWorkerDaily has covered the topic for quite some time, and today has a great overview called “Coworking 101: A Brief History.” The attraction to coworking is easy to understand.
(photo by alexdecarvalho) Ah, the current popular career option for millions of dreamers out there. Let’s assume for this article that I’m talking about legitimate software developers or people selling real items online.
If you currently have a job but are planning to temporarily move to Mexico or somewhere else abroad, you’ll have a major decision to make. In my case, when we moved to Mexico, I had already left my previous employment situation.
(photo by nicolasnova) Like many things, the answer depends on other factors. The simple answer is that yes, entrepreneurship can be a flexible career option.
As I write this, I’m sitting in a beautiful beachfront house on the Pacific coast of Mexico. My wife and I are staying in a quiet little town called Barra de Navidad, about an hour north of Manzanillo.
Living in Mexico can be a magical experience. It is an inviting country that most foreigners know very little about.
Admit it, you want a break from work, even though it seems like all you know how to do anymore. Maybe you just don’t know where to start.
Actually, some people live well while working for someone else, but it’s certainly easier when you work for yourself. What does it mean to live well?
We’ve all been through times where some deadline keeps us working late into the night. It’s a normal part of being ambitious.
More than 20 million Americans are self-employed, and other developed nations around the globe also have similarly large groups of people working for themselves. The rank of the self-employed is growing fast as people discover the freedom of being their own bosses.
Laura Vanderkam wrote an excellent article over at the City Journal about the ins and outs of the freelance economy. She talks about the benefits of self-employment to both the individual and the overall economy.
Over at Techcrunch, they have a transcript of an interview with Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn, on Charlie Rose. He talks about a lot of stuff, including the recent financial bailout by the American government.
free Exempt from external authority, interference, restriction, etc., as a person or one’s will, thought, choice, action, etc.; independent; unrestricted. pur·suit An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.