Category: Location Independence

Annual Review 2015: Looking Forwards

Annual Review 2015: Looking Forwards
This is the second part to my Annual Review 2015 post – for Part 1, click here. What next year might hold   More giving It may not always be obvious to those who have read it, but the central theme of one of my all-time favorite books, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, is love... Read more »

Annual Review 2015: Looking Backward

Annual Review 2015: Looking Backward
My very first thought on 2015? It was one HELL of a year. What a ride! Truly, overall it was a very good year and I didn’t have many negative things that happened or too much to complain about. What Went Well in 2015   I cleaned up my finances. After a very slow start... Read more »

Giving Up Control and Letting Life Flow

Giving Up Control and Letting Life Flow
I knew right from the start that 2015 was going to be an interesting year for me. Early in 2014 I’d struck out on my own as a freelance writer and started to pursue the development of a location independent lifestyle. Then, after 2014 concluded on a less than spectacular note, I conducted a review of... Read more »
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2014 Annual Review: Looking Back and Ahead

2014 Annual Review: Looking Back and Ahead
Early in 2014 I started following three location-independent entrepreneurs that were instrumental in changing the course of my life. You’ve probably heard me refer to them before as my real life heroes. Every year, two of them, Chris Guillebeau and Sean Ogle, do an #AnnualReview for themselves to look both backward at how their year went... Read more »

Why Social Media & Content Marketing Are So Important For Business

“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the choice is how WELL we do it.” – Erik Qualman That’s a pretty big statement. But it’s in answer to a pretty big question: Where are today’s customers spending their time? And the answer is that they’re spending their time on social media.... Read more »

Back in Business! A Note For My Readers....

Back in Business! A Note For My Readers....
Hi Readers. This quick little post is for you. To begin, I apologize for my absence recently. Really, there’s been two big things going on. First, my “day job,” if you want to call it that, kicked my butt last month. Everyone knows by now that I work at a golf course in the summers... Read more »
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What #WDS2014 Was All About.

What #WDS2014 Was All About.
Anyone who’s been following The Rogue Road or anyone who knows me in person has been listening to me babble on and on about the World Domination Summit for months. Well, now it’s come and gone, and the overall outcome for me was this: The World Domination Summit was, to this point, the single best... Read more »

Why People Are Your Most Important Resource

Why People Are Your Most Important Resource
It’s no secret that I’m a fanatic over the show Lost. I’ve watched it in its entirety repeatedly (5, maybe 6 times through now?), I can give you a personal tour of the filming sites on Oahu, and I even have some of the same clothes as Kate. But, in speaking with fellow fans over... Read more »

5 Steps to Start Traveling Faster

5 Steps to Start Traveling Faster
A man told me yesterday, “I wish I traveled more.” My response was, “so why don’t you?” Similarly, I was driving along the other day in my car and I suddenly had the thought, “I would like to see Spain.” Like, now. Right now. The next thought that occurred to me was, “why not?” The... Read more »
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The Bucket List

The Bucket List
Everyone’s heard of the oh-so-famous bucket list (and maybe you’ve even seen the Jack Nicholson/Morgan Freeman movie by the same title) – basically, it’s a list of things you want to do before you die. But why make one? And what does this have to do with achieving the lifestyle I covet? Personally, I like... Read more »