*Note: we’ve hired somebody. Thank you for all who applied! This blog started, way back in 2009, with a job ad much like this. I’d love to write more about
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
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
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
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
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
In the process of launching and iterating on Valet Up, our new SaaS app developed for valet companies, Ian and I have been working on refining our email marketing strategies
Ian and I are both in the “on the road” mindset this week– we’re both mentally preparing to head out traveling or a little while. In that casual spirit we’ve
I have only recently started speaking at conferences. In the beginning, I was terrified to do so (I even turned down gigs). I had a hard time understanding how my
We’ve gotten a few phone calls recently that set us off on a path to the discussion we had this week on the Tropical MBA Podcast. Making location independent income
“Look out for the boy who has to plunge into work direct from the common school and who begins by sweeping out the office. He is the probable dark horse
After this weekend’s incredible DCBKK event, Dan and Ian sift through the mountain of helpful information, solid business advice and entrepreneurial savvy to bring you the highlights of the event.
Hollywood filmmaker (with an imdb profile!), software programmer, podcaster, and most importantly, The Dominator of all things, Jesse Lawler is on the show this week to discuss a few of
Today I reached into the mailbag: Hey Dan, What should I be looking for in terms of skills and training that are transferable to being an entrepreneur? Do you think
TMBA 211: How Is It Possible To Raise $100,000 In 4 Days Without Giving Away Equity Or Taking A Loan?
So many people struggle to get a great idea off the ground because they didn’t validate and ask the market to vote with their wallets. Jimmy and Doug from Minaal
“The blessing in life is when you find the torture you are comfortable with.” – Jerry Seinfeld There’s been a lot of talk about generation Y around the web– their
I love to talk with talented people are serious about wanting to get a business off the ground. We’ll discuss their marketable skills, combine them with what’s going on in the marketplace, and figure a relatively clear path to significant cash flow within 3-6 months. After stepping back and taking a look, their response is often: “yeah, I see that, but I don’t really want to do that.” I have a hard time relating to this attitude. Maybe I am just kidding myself. I imagine myself cutting the conversation short and running home.
Last week I cancelled most of my phone calls, dusted off my copy of Freedom app (to turn off WIFI capabilities on my laptop), and caught a flight with my fellow blogger and coffee enthusiast James Clark. We were headed to the capital city of Vietnam– Hanoi– a place I always thought had a bookish vibe.
This week on the Tropical MBA Podcast we decided to give Mark Manson a call to dig further into his idea that “passion is practical.” Mark walked away from big income to focus on
I was confused, and disoriented, and not at all certain how I had come to be seated here in this room in this house with these people and thirty thousand dollars on the table in front of me.
On Thursday mornings at 8AM EST, we publish the Tropical MBA Podcast (iTunes link). After recording this episode it occurred to me that the moment I became an entrepreneur had
On Thursday mornings at 8AM EST, we publish the Tropical MBA Podcast (iTunes link). You might have noticed that as we’ve been combining our two websites into one (we are gradually
*** Please note: this position is currently closed. We open up new TMBA positions every few months (next one coming up in just a few weeks….), sign up for the
Last week about 60 people applied to work for our company (thank you TMBA readers, we’re feeling the love) The biggest follow-up question from those who didn’t get the job was: “How could I have made my application better?” I’ve decided to write up my general advice here so that I can send future candidates a short resource.
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