Dan and Ian talk about managing company finances, including how to hypothetically create a tax shelter and potentially minimize your tax burden. They also discuss two software tips, Dan's new MacBook and one program that could change the way they do business.
TMBA 029 (LBP29) – Get To Know Your Team, 3 Internet Marketing Tips That Require Hustle, and Info on the Tropical MBA II
In this episode, we talk about the importance of getting to know your team, old school marketing tips that will really get you to hustle, as well as Sean's experience on the Tropical MBA and his first impression of the Philippines.
Dan and Ian talk about visualization techniques and finding work that you're passionate about.
TMBA 027 (LBP27) – How to Build a Membership Site, Pre-launch, and Virtual Relationships with Tyrone Shum
Dan and Tyrone Shum discuss how to build a membership site, how to execute a successful pre-launch, and how to cultivate online relationships with other entrepreneurs.
A housekeeping episode where Ian and I talk about the future of this show and how our business is evolving around it. Its a good one for you folks who have been around a while!
Hey everyone, I think a lot about the make money online niche. I have tons of friends who are making BANK in that space and they are providing real value to the marketplace. There are so many folks talkin' smack but I'm not really sure all that is necessary. I weight in here with my thoughts and a few quick announcements about the podcast.
TMBA 024 (LBP24) – Why Chris Ducker Wants to Manage 200 Employees from His Laptop, and What it Takes to Make It
Chris Ducker and I got together in Manila last week to talk about a broad range of sweeeet business goings ons, we turned on the tape recorder for some of it. Here I've published the parts pertaining to the lifestyle elements of running his business, We Live 2 Care Group.
TMBA 023 (LBP23) – One Way Out of the Rat Race, and a Killer Blog Success Story with Sean from Location180.com
Sean is the recipient of the first paid internship for aspiring digital nomads, The Tropical MBA. As you can tell from the interview, Sean is a super sharp guy and doesn't need my help to achieve success. Ian and I are really fortunate to be able to work with him for the first semester of the program. Sean brings up tons of awesome principles in the interview. You can find Sean at Location180.com.
TMBA 022 (LBP22) – How We Got Milked for Thousands of Dollars Outsourcing, Our Only Automation Secret, and A Market Where Fortunes Will Be Made
This episode is in interview style. Ian thought it would be cool to dredge up the whole narrative of how we got inspired to start outsourcing and all the mistakes we made along the way.
TMBA 021 (LBP21) – How We Are Making a Couple Hundred Thousand Dollars and the Most Exciting City in the World for Internet Businesses
Heya everyone, this is the first episode where we get in to deal-making. We've been really busy as I'm sure you can tell if you listen to the episode! We are excited to touch base with everyone who is listening. It's been so great to hear from everyone who's contacted us. I really like this kind of content and I'm hoping we can do more high-level deal making stuff in the future. We also talk a lot about outsourcing opportunities in the Philippines.
TMBA 020 (LBP20) – 3 Things on Our Mind – Selling, Passion, and Vision PLUS How Social Media Changed our Thailand Experience
This episode was recorded in the same room(!) in Phuket, Thailand, on one of our quarterly global meet-up brainstorming extravaganzas. Hope you'll enjoy some ideas we are cooking up.
TMBA 019 (LBP19) – Season 2 is Here – 8 Business Principles We Wish We Knew Before Starting Our Business
Hiya podcast listeners, thanks for dropping by our site. Ian and I are currently on a goal-setting retreat in Krabi province, Thailand. On Saturday we are going to the famous (infamous?) Koh Phi Phi to have a blast, but for now we are busy setting goals and working on some big projects for 2010.
TMBA 018 (LBP18) – A Crash Course in Article Marketing and How to Outrank Your Competition on Google
I gave a ring to my SEO expert and good friend Tom to give us that crash course in article marketing I promised in earlier. If you enjoy Tom's advice, I'm sure I can hook him into more regular appearances, just let us know your SEO questions!
Listen to this episode before our lawyer makes us take it down!
I'm pullin' in quick excerpt from Gary Vee about baselining. We'll discuss creative start-up scenarios in Asia, ask how hungry are you, introduce the concept of resort hopping, and the future of Asian lifestyle destinations as marquee locations for new online based entrepreneurs and start-ups.
HINT: Stop F'ing Watching Lost. Thanks Gary Vee. We love you.
We read the 4 Hour Work Week, wrote down some goals, and started a company. Over 2 years later, we're here to tell you about it. Plus some other stuff.
This is a pretty informal podcast that outlines 2 challenges I’ve faced in the past week when it comes to being effective and getting stuff… Read More »TMBA 013 (LBP13)– Procrastination and a Task’s Entrepreneurial Lifespan
Hey everybody, we are back with a list of 10 very inexpensive online software services (and some other stuff!) we use to help us run our business and stay productive. All of these services are either very inexpensive or free, and can be implemented in your business immediately. Hope you enjoy!
In this episode I outline the one simple lightweight packing tip that changed my approach to traveling forever. Next week we'll be back with more business.
This is the first episode recorded from two corners of the globe (the Philippines, and San Diego California). Today we take an insider’s look at… Read More »TMBA 010 (LBP10) – An Insider’s Look at Outsourcing in the Philippines
In this episode we explore one major myth about entrepreneurship, how to program your brain, and why home owners give bad advice. We also give… Read More »TMBA 009 (LBP9) – One Major Myth About Entrepreneurship (And More!)
Lifestyle designers need passive income, or at least sources of income that aren’t tied to time or location. Let’s call it “results based mobile income.”… Read More »TMBA 007 (LBP7) – Common Sources of Passive Income for Lifestyle Designers
Thanks to everyone who wrote us great questions on the last podcast. This episode is about the single most important thing we think you can… Read More »TMBA 006 (LBP6) – What is the Fastest Way to Grow Your Business?
In this episode Ian and I finish up our discussion about 10 key differences between business flashpackers and more traditional backpackers. You can follow my… Read More »TMBA 005 (LBP5) – Flashpackers Travel the World While Running Their Businesses Part 2
In this episode, we get started with our 2 part conversation about a select group of entrepreneurs who have decided to create businesses while they… Read More »TMBA 004 (LBP4) – Flashpackers Travel the World While Running Their Businesses Part 1
In this episode of the Lifestyle Business Podcast, my friend Ian drops by to discuss 10 unexpected benefits of quitting your job to start your… Read More »TMBA 003 (LBP3) – 10 Unexpected Benefits of Quitting Your Job
First, thanks to everyone who signed up on the mailing list last week, and to those of you who have submitted questions for this week.… Read More »TMBA 002 (LBP2) – 10 Signs You Are a Lifestyle Entrepreneur, or Lifestyle Designer
Fresh out of the oven, here is the first episode of the Lifestyle Business Podcast, I’m really excited to get things kicked off, and I’ve… Read More »TMBA 001 (LBP1) – How to Identify a Product