Last February, on the TMBA podcast, we published a conversation with Venkat Rao, author of Ribbonfarm.com. I enjoyed talking with him very much, and listeners… Read More »“The Lifestyle Design fringe is actually that unevenly distributed future”
Damian Thompson from Linchpin is back on the show this week (his first appearance here) talking with me about one of the biggest movements we… Read More »TMBA 227: The Rise Of Productized Services
Happy New Year! Ian is off celebrating the holidays with his family this week, and Kaiser Soze was here hanging out when a discussion came… Read More »TMBA 225: Thoughts on Living and Working in Asia
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… Read More »TMBA 223: Things We’d Change if We Started Our Product Business Today
For a variety of reasons, Ian and I have never spoken openly about the first successful B2B business we ever started– TheValetSpot.com. This week we… Read More »TMBA 222: The Full Story Behind Our First Niche
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.… Read More »TMBA 211: How Is It Possible To Raise $100,000 In 4 Days Without Giving Away Equity Or Taking A Loan?
“If you’re going to take on this lifestyle you can’t have an employee mindset. You’ll end up broke or bored– trying to sustain the lifestyle… Read More »“How I Knew I Wanted To Become a Digital Nomad”
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… Read More »TMBA 206 – Should You Deprioritize Your Income and Go After Your Passion?
–>Click here to subscribe to Tropical Talk Radio in iTunes. –>Leave me a message, question, or comment for the show. It’s time for another Tropical… Read More »TMBA201 (TTR37) – How Hyperfocus In Your Marketing Can Lead To Broader Business Opportunities
Ian is back in the US of A hanging out in California, while Dan’s living the high life in Hong Kong. The guys are looking… Read More »TMBA 200 (LBP165) – Building Strong Communities
This week, Dan and Ian are talking about some chessmaster stuff. This is an episode all about making strategic moves in your business that you… Read More »TMBA 199 (LBP164) – 5 Concepts (That Don’t Cost Much To Implement) That Can Help You Build Wealth
Dan and Ian are now back in Bali just in time for the New Year’s festivities. Between celebrations, they’ll be putting together their game plan… Read More »TMBA 158 (LBP135) – 8 New Year’s Resolutions
Almost back in Bali! Ian’s heading to join Dan in Bali in just a few days for the end of the year. They’re going to… Read More »TMBA 157 (LBP134) – If It Makes You Money, You Shouldn’t Be Doing It (The SOP Episode)
Dan and Ian are making plans to rendevous in Bali again. Dan is still there working on his book, while Ian is in Orlando avoiding… Read More »TMBA 156 (LBP133) – Deferred Life Plans and the Action Jackson Strategy
TMBA 155 (TTR24) – “If You Cannot Exercise This Kind of Control in Adult Life, You’ll Be Totally Hosed”
–>Click here to subscribe to Tropical Talk Radio in iTunes. –>Leave me a message, question, or comment for the show. It’s time for another Tropical Talk Radio podcast,… Read More »TMBA 155 (TTR24) – “If You Cannot Exercise This Kind of Control in Adult Life, You’ll Be Totally Hosed”
Dan’s set a Sunday deadline for finishing his first book and getting it to a group of Beta readers. Ian and Dan have laid out… Read More »TMBA 154 (LBP132) – “The Imagination Economy” and Other Predictions for 2013
I’m back in Bali hoping to take advantage of the inspiring scenery and lifestyle to get a ton of work done. I was excited to… Read More »TMBA 145 (TTR19) – The 2% Fallacy and 10 Business Red Flags
Every so often I’ll stumble upon a blogger who is lamenting the impact of the lifestyle design trend. “Tim Ferriss makes it sound like it’s so easy… Read More »The 1000 Day Rule : What Living the Dream Really Looks Like
The other day I was on the phone with my mastermind group. These super smart and successful guys were totally cracking up making fun of lifestyle design bloggers. RIGHT IN FRONT OF MY FACE!!!
Unless you want to live in Bangkok, which is an outstanding city, I believe Bali is the superior location for your beachy lifestyle design world… Read More »Global Arbitrage Smackdown – Thai Islands vs. Bali, Indonesia
I'm often asked, "how can I become a lifestyle designer?" I'm not going to focus on what that means. If you are here and have a heartbeat you probably want tons of personal freedom, unforgettable experiences, and boatloads of cash. Let's talk about how to get that done.
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 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.