Blog

Here’s every article posted at TMBA since 2009.

This post attempts to sum it all up (but that was 3 years ago!). Since that time, we sold our business and many new things have happened around the blog.

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What I’m Doing Now

This is a now page. I’m writing it because the question I get most from readers, when we meet, is “what are you up to now?” Until a few days ago

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The 9 Then 3 Lifestyle

One of the most intriguing ideas in The Four Hour Work Week is the concept of ‘mini-retirements.’ The possibility that, if you effectively automate your business, you can take off

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TMBA August News Updates

For two and a half years we’ve been sending weekly news emails to our subscribers. They included links to our favorite reads of the week, and a description of that week’s podcast. Occassionally we’d

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Long Live RSS

I was at a cafe in London, reading a gossip newspaper (I enjoyed it). My friend, who tries hard to only read paper books, magazines and newspapers (like The Financial Times), was

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Are You a Sower or a Reaper?

Because it’s so easy to cut a crappy partnership deal, I have often quipped that “a partnership is a sinking ship.” An arrangement to be avoided if possible, and if undertaken, one to be treated

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An Ode to the Accidental Workplace

I was not expecting it, but when I first moved to Asia I found that you could walk into a broad range of establishments— restaurants, pubs, resorts, hotels, guesthouses— first

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The Retirement Hypothetical

Many look at digital nomads as entrepreneurish types on a sabbatical from real life. In my mind, however, the fundamentals of the digital nomad movement– earning back your time and mobility

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