Tropical Talk Radio

TMBA 230: Entrepreneurial Mindset Fundamentals

*** Are you interested in attending our high level mastermind in April or May? If you can fill out this brief survey, we'll send you more details shortly. *** In this week's episode, I've been reflecting about how far things have come since I began dreaming about working remotely. Staying true to that, we are revisiting...

TMBA 229: Explaining the Entrepreneurial Worldview to Friends and Family

Damian Thompson is back after the last episode with him absolutely blew up! Erik Emsley challenged us to help him explain to his family what this lifestyle choice is all about. The fundamental belief system behind the entrepreneurial lifestyle. How much we value our time above all else. Why we don't care about variable income....

TMBA 228: Getting to the Table With High Achievers

Ian is back on the Tropical MBA Podcast this week to talk about our next big idea, as well as answering some listener questions (thank you to all who've called our voicemail: 888-554-8428). Why having the same amount of "skin the game" can be critical when networking. How to take your business from $1 Million...

TMBA 227: The Rise Of Productized Services

Damian Thompson from Linchpin is back on the show this week (his first appearance here) talking with me about one of the biggest movements we see in the location independent scene. We talk about what Damian has learned during his first 1,000 days of being a business owner, and how listeners can utilize the lessons he's...

TMBA 226: How to Know When to Cut Bait? 5 Signs Your Niche Needs Changed

The boss man is back this week after a far too long hiatus and his timing is perfect for a topic we absolutely love. Kiri called in with some concerns about whether it's time to cut her losses with her current business, or if there's anything she can do to turn it around. Her major...

TMBA 225: Thoughts on Living and Working in Asia

Happy New Year! Ian is off celebrating the holidays with his family this week, and Kaiser Soze was here hanging out when a discussion came up that we thought would be good for the show. This show is mostly about lifestyle,  but in case you're looking for the good old fashioned business talk, below are...

TMBA 224: Listener Questions, Like : “I Make $1,000 a Month, Now What?”

Since an angry fish seemed to have cut the internet wire in the ocean, Ian and I are cut off from one another. In his stead, Jesse "The Dominator" Lawler has stepped up to bring value to the masses. The listener questions continue to get better and better, so The Dominator and I are cruising...

TMBA 223: Things We’d Change if We Started Our Product Business Today

We've been looking back a lot to the beginning of The Valet Spot now that we've released the info to the public and realized that although we did a lot right, we screwed up a lot too. We figured with some of the big changes and our growth trajectory coming up, it would be a...

TMBA 222: The Full Story Behind Our First Niche

For a variety of reasons, Ian and I have never spoken openly about the first successful B2B business we ever started-- TheValetSpot.com. This week we are going to change all that and go into the details of how that business got started, how we won market share, and what we are doing to grow the...

TMBA 221: 5 Trends In Remote Working and Team Building

I've got Joe "Hot Money" Magnotti on as my co-host this week in the wake of Ian's much needed romp in Europe. Today, we're passing the ball back and forth about the direction things are going regarding remote working and team building. We've been noticing that the old norms are shifting (some have been for...