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The majority of people believe it is too difficult, or even impossible, to actually “work” while embarking on long-term world travel. “How could you possibly accomplish anything productive and bring in income while constantly on the move?” If you are part of this group of naysayers, I’ve got news for you: A growing number of […]

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(Itacaré, Brazil – 2010) There is nothing more daunting while traveling the world than checking in to find a full email inbox.  The same goes for Facebook and Twitter communications!  The following are 8 tips I’ve found to help minimize trivialities and keep from feeling overwhelmed when I get online for the first time after […]

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I had the honor of doing an interview with Carlos Miceli from OwlSparks last week.  Carlos is a great friend and colleague and we had a fun discussion.  Here are some of the topics we cover in the video: Thoughts on minimalism and mobile lifestyle Taking a break from blogging to focus on entrepreneurship first […]

Continue reading about Entrepreneurship First: My Interview with Carlos Miceli

Just like when a professor takes tenure in academia, it is also appropriate for a blogging entrepreneur to take time away from blogging. I haven’t written a post for over 7 months, and before that, my posts were pretty sparse.  In a lot of ways, my online presence died. The thing is, my blog has […]

Continue reading about How (and why) to Kill Your Online Presence: An Entrepreneur’s Tenure

Austin on February 27th, 2010

(source: !borghetti and szeke) I value socializing and meeting new people on the weekends.  In San Francisco (my current city) this can get expensive.  A round of drinks for 4 people can cost upwards of $40.  If you buy 3 rounds of drinks during a given weekend, you are spending a minimum of $120. I […]

Continue reading about Partying on a Budget: Drinks or 26 days in Bolivia

Austin on January 19th, 2010

The key? External Incentives. (Photo: Ric e Ette) Let’s face it, when you don’t have a “reason” to automate your daily business tasks, it’s not easy to do. I recently bought a one way ticket to South America. I intend to travel through South (and Central) America for several months. However, I do not intend […]

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Austin on November 25th, 2009

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain Last year I took two months to travel during two seemingly “critical” stages in startup creation. Startup #1:  My Local Mountain My Location: Backpacking through Thailand In November of 2008, I went backpacking through Thailand.  During the same period, I was also responsible for […]

Continue reading about How I built 2 Startups while Traveling Abroad