Adventurous Entrepreneurship: “Geeking Out” on Mexico, Surfing, Wellness and Launching a New Blog with Doug Grootveld
My wife and I have a lot of people to thank for opening our eyes to a whole different way of living. When we first took our sabbatical to Mexico back in 2009, dozens of people inspired us with stories of location independence and adventurous lifestyles.
I’ve been working with clients trying to build online businesses long enough to know one thing: building a successful online business is much harder than most people assume. Whatever effort you’re envisioning it will take to succeed right now, double or triple that expectation.
In the following full 90+ minute session recording from The Hustle Project, you’ll learn three easy ways to surround yourself with passionate and successful people. We’ll also walk you step-by-step through some actions you can take to get the ball rolling: [jwplayer file=”http://static.hustleproject.com/webinars/surround-yourself-successful-people.mov” height=350] (if you’re reading this in email, click here to watch the video) (file downloads: audio mp3 | video) If you’re building a business online or off, one of the easiest ways to ensure your success is by surrounding yourself with other like-minded people.
Some readers misunderstood my recent post comparing startups to lifestyle businesses. I had a feeling that might happen.
If you’ve ever regretted missing something due to work (a wedding, a funeral, a once-in-a-lifetime occasion) I have a story for you today. When Paul Baiguerra wrote me with this touching piece yesterday, we had just lost our beloved dog Kinsey to cancer about four hours earlier.
I live in a city obsessed with startups. San Francisco is the undisputed center of the world for technology startups, and I’ve called this great city home for nearly six years.
I’m hosting a free no-strings-attached webinar this Wednesday, May 11 with Adam Baker from Man Vs. Debt about building momentum in your online business.
Here’s a question I don’t ask anymore: “how do you find the time?” I used to ask people I admire that question a lot, but I eventually I figured out the answer is pretty much the same for everybody. We don’t find time, we decide how to use the time we already have.
Yesterday I was feeling a little creatively drained. Today I’m feeling amped.
“Should I quit my job?” That’s a question I hear a lot. On one hand it’s a hard question to answer, especially when I don’t know you very well.
For the next 5 days only, Daily Success Deals is offering $1078 of business success products for just $97. Michael Port (author of my #1 favorite book on freelancing – Book Yourself Solid) is launching his newest venture today called Daily Success Deals.
Today is the 2nd anniversary of the day I started this blog. (Note: I’m going to share with you intimate details of my business plan here, from day one through a day many years from now.
Pardon my unusual use of a thinly veiled f-bomb in the title here for a moment. It will all make sense shortly.
Here’s a quick note for those of you who have websites and blogs (or if you’re thinking about starting one). My new course Traffic School will be enrolling a limited number of students next week.
Check out this original song by Nathaniel Shapiro, a talented actor and singer/songwriter I met in LA a couple of years back. He wrote this about our mutual friend Chris, who has been a close buddy of mine since middle school.
I joked on Twitter the other day (follow me here), asking if anybody remembered books, you know, those things we used to read that were made of paper. Actually, I don’t read many paper books these days, but I still read books.
Somebody needs to say this, so I’m just going to jump in. There are two schools of thought online who will try to suck you in.
How’s that for a title, eh? (sorry for saying “eh,” I’ve been hanging out with Canadians lately, and yes, I did also just pronounce “sorry” like soree instead of sawree, but I digress) When I started blogging back in March, 2009, there was a big argument going on about whether anybody could really make money blogging.
Note: Chris Guillebeau just opened the doors to the new Travel Hacking Cartel. If you’ve ever wondered how people get free flights, first class upgrades and stay in hotels for free, you might want to jump on one of the 1000 pre-boarding spots open today.
Note from Corbett: The following is a guest post from Matt Gartland. Matt recently partnered with me to design and launch is new blog and legacy project, both of which I think you’ll really love.
My wife and I were chatting the other day about a big new course I’m working on called Traffic School. I mentioned what the course will cost to start with, and she was surprised.
If they aren’t going to invite me on Cribs, I’ll just shoot my own. Indulge me for a few minutes while I show you our sweet new place in Mexico for the winter.