TMBA473: “Which Hill Do You Want to Die On?”

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Last week, Dan and Ian shared some of their favorite moments from the interviews that they’ve conducted on this podcast in 2018.

This week, we wanted to get a little more abstract.

On today’s podcast, we are looking back on some conceptual ideas that we’ve covered in 2018. These are the business and lifestyle themes that have been echoing throughout the Tropical MBA airwaves this year.

We’ll be revisiting some of our most talked about episodes, and you will hear our current thoughts on some of those topics including investment, remote work, and the long journey of entrepreneurship.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • An ongoing debate about how to achieve financial independence. (3:13)
  • Why Cryptocurrency has been a hot button issue in our community. (12:11)
  • How remote work has become more lucrative and exciting than ever. (18:53)
  • A story that epitomizes the long road of entrepreneurship. (22:49)
  • Why the 1,000 Day Rule is even more relevant today. (27:00)

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