Just before Christmas of last year, I wrote an annual update about the various aspects of our business. Many of you emailed me positive feedback… Read More »Our Q1 Business Updates – The “OMTM” Edition
It was nearly one year ago today – June 2020 – that our team decided to make it a primary focus to build product and… Read More »Hiring Remote Employees Can Be a Pain – That’s Why We Now Do Remote Recruiting*
This week’s episode is …. weird. We had a great interview lined up, ready to roll, all it needed was a little finessing by… Read More »TMBA585 – There’s No Business Like Snow Business
Hey all- What a year. For many of us who run online businesses it’s been crazy busy – whether we’re rebuilding, pivoting, or dealing with… Read More »Interested in Joining the TMBA Team? We’re Hiring a Community Facilitator.
Today I’d like to share a letter from reader Kevin Marshall. He responded thoughtfully to a YouTube rant that in retrospect, I’m not very proud… Read More »Letter to the editor: FIRE Movement – What’s the Priority – Making Money or Saving Money?
While I was writing responses to emails I received this week, I realized there’s an idea Ian and I talk about often in-person and find… Read More »The Work of an Entrepreneur – Believe in Value When There’s No Money
As a team we’ve been doing tons of interviews in our efforts to match remote professionals with great companies over at Dynamite Jobs. We’re exploring ways… Read More »What are Your Favorite Job Interview Questions?
We get a lot of emails from readers of this blog ([email protected]). This week I thought I’d respond to some here. Feel free to write… Read More »Do you Need to Quit Your Job to Build a Successful Business?
A few days ago, a customer of Dynamite Jobs called me seeking advice. On his desk he had two resumes and a dilemma. “Both of… Read More »The Charisma Trap – One Way Entrepreneurs Screw Up Hiring Remote Employees
Late last year, my friend James Clark wrote me to say that VietJet intended to open a direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to… Read More »Hitching a Ride on the Digital Nomad Express
Every year after our annual DCBKK conference in October, I jump on a plane somewhere jacked on the energy of 100’s of talented entrepreneurs with… Read More »“Why I Went to DCBKK 2018” – What Being a Deaf Entrepreneur Is Like
Summary: We’re seeking someone with a lot of energy and ambition to join our team this winter as an apprentice. The gig is a paid… Read More »Looking for a career jumpstart? Come apprentice with us this winter.
Our new book, Before the Exit, is available for free on Amazon for the next 48 hours. Here’s where you can find it. The audiobook is… Read More »Our New Book, Before the Exit, Is Now Published
Over the holidays, some of my friends expressed they felt they were spending too much time on their phones. One said “I used to read more… Read More »Do You Feel You’re Spending Too Much Time on Your Smartphone?
Every once in a while a podcast episode jumps out at me and grabs my attention. This week I was so pleasantly surprised by Scooter… Read More »Taking a Walk This Weekend? – Here’s a Great Podcast Episode to Take with You
We’re hiring. One of the best things about this blog is being able to come here from time to time and put out a call… Read More »Join Our Team – Seeking a Business Development Apprentice – Work Remotely
A Ten-Year Retrospective on The 4-Hour Workweek : How Location-Independent Entrepreneurs Taught the World to Build Businesses from Anywhere
Ten years ago this month, I was spending a sunny Saturday morning in Barnes and Noble. In the business section, I noticed a book with… Read More »A Ten-Year Retrospective on The 4-Hour Workweek : How Location-Independent Entrepreneurs Taught the World to Build Businesses from Anywhere
Very few words seize my attention like “retire early.” So it’s no wonder that, over the years, I’ve found myself consuming a wide range of… Read More »The Cult of Early Retirement Meets (Or Strangely, Doesn’t Meet) The Cult of Entrepreneurship
This past weekend I packed up my bicycle and flew to Terracina, Italy. It’s a beach town just over 100km (62 miles) outside of Rome. Here’s… Read More »Why do So Many Entrepreneurs Take up Endurance Sports?
I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity this year. In January, I started ramping up my working intensity to a level that it hasn’t been at since… Read More »Working in Email for Only 30 Minutes a Day